Programmer-controlled heating of samples in a platinum sample holder using a hf generator; measurement of released water with a titrator CA100 (Mitsubishi®). Sample mass of 5 – 50 mg, detection limit of 5 µg H2O.
Determination of water contents of solid materials such as minerals, glasses and rocks after stepwise heating to 1300°C.
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