The Measurement of Flash Point for Unflammable-Flammable Binary Mixtures(CCl4+o-Xylene and CCl4+p-Xylene) Using Open Cup Tester

개방식 장치를 이용한 난연성-가연성 이성분계 혼합물(CCl4+o-Xylene and CCl4+p-Xylene)의 인화점 측정

  • Received : 2015.09.30
  • Accepted : 2015.11.15
  • Published : 2015.12.31


The flash point is used to categorize inflammable liquids according to their relative flammability. The flash point is important for the safe handling, storage, and transportation of inflammable liquids. The flash point temperature of two binary liquid mixtures($CCl_4+o-xylene$ and $CCl_4+p-xylene$) has been measured for the entire concentration range using Tag open cup tester. The flash point temperature was estimated using Raoult's law, UNIQUAC model and empirical equation. The experimentally derived flash point was also compared with the predicted flash point. The empirical equation is able to estimate the flash point fairly well for $CCl_4+o-xylene$ and $CCl_4+p-xylene$ mixture.


Tag open cup tester;flammable liquids;UNIQUAC model;binary liquid mixtures


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