TensioTOM – High temperature tensiometer
for the visualization of metal melt

Monitoring the dynamic wetting behavior
of metal melt at high temperature

CeDeD has developed and built a unique measuring device to customers' specifications, the high temperature tensiometer TensioTOM. On the basis of the proven thermo-optical measuring devices (TOM), it is possible for the first time to monitor the dynamic wetting behavior of metal melts at high temperatures of up to 1700 ° C. In an ultra-pure atmosphere and with 0.5 µm resolution, a high-speed camera tracks the behavior of molten metal.
With the so-called sessile drop method, up to 5 drop placements can take place in one experiment. This enables product and process improvements in metallurgy and other industries with high temperature processes.

Privacy warning

With the click on the play button an external video from wwww.youtube.com is loaded and started. Your data is possible transferred and stored to third party. Do not start the video if you disagree. Find more about the youtube privacy statement under the following link: http://www.youtube.com/t/privacy_at_youtube

Nickel drop at 1550 ° C - wetting behavior

Benefits

CeDeD DynaWet-TOM
© Fraunhofer ISC
  • Ultra-high precise data acquisition of wetting angle
  • Sessile drop method with up to 5 placements in one experiment
  • Analysis via Laplace-Young fitting
  • Temperature up to 1700°C in ultra-clean atmosphere
  • 0.5 µm-high resolution optical measuring
  • Tilt table with up to 85° inclination
  • Variable movement of support material
  • Data transfer with up to 3500 MB/s
  • Low noise high reproducibility