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Mass

Temperature

Figure 3.23 The effect of sample holder geometry on the TGA curve of C2O4.H2O
under a dynamic CO2 atmosphere. Dotted line: quartz plate, solid line:
porcelain crucible.
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Figure 3.24 The TGA curves of
CuSO4.5H2O using a crucible
and a thin aluminum plate.
Curve (1) (500 mg) obtained
using a crucible, and curve
(2) (200 mg) obtained by
using a thin plate. Heating
rate 10 oC/min.

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Figure 3.25 The effect of heat sink on
the TGA curve for lead
carbonate (a) aluminum
block, (b) aluminum plate.
Heating rate 450 oC/hr.

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Figure 3.26 The effect of sample
packing and the
sample holder
geometry on the
removal of water
from the CaC2O4H2O
sample.

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