The alcohol thermometer is an alternative to the mercury-in-glass thermometer
and has similar ... Since these are transparent, the liquid is made more visible by
the addition of a red or blue dye. O...
The red liquid inside of a thermometer is alcohol. When the temperature changes
, the alcohol expands, providing a reading based on the thermometer's scale.
Thermometers register temperature. Many thermometers contain mercury, a
silver-colored liquid. Thermometers with a different colored liquid - usually red ...
Observe the red liquid in the thermometer when it is heated and cooled. .... the
level of liquid in each thermometer is different is that they are different substances
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Thermometer Storage and Fluid Separation. The science and ... The red spirit
thermometers that contain pentane or xylene and dye (-100° to 50°C and –.
Guidance for Managing Broken Mercury Fever Thermometers. Mercury is a
naturally ... mercury-free.) If the bulb is red, blue, purple, green or any other color,
A LiG thermometer, by definition, is a glass capillary tube with a liquid-filled bulb
at one end. ... alcohol, butane, or other similar organic liquids colored with a red
dye. ... While the substances contained in these types of LiG thermometers are ...
Mercury is a silver-white to gray substance. If your thermometer is filled with a red
liquid, your thermometer contains red dyed alcohol or mineral spirits and not ...
A mercury thermometer contains 0.7g (0.025 oz) of mercury; 1 g of the substance
is enough to contaminate a 20-acre lake. Several states have banned the use ...
Liquid-in-glass thermometers are made of sealed glass and contain a fluid,
usually mercury or red alcohol, whose volume changes relative to its temperature