Dortmund Data Bank

Surface Tension of m-Xylene

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Component

Formula Molar Mass CAS Registry Number Name
C8H10 106.167 108-38-3 m-Xylene
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Data Table

T [K] P [kPa] Surface Tension [mN/m] State Reference
273.15 1.730 31.2300 Liquid 1
288.15   29.1500 Liquid 4
288.15   29.2200 Liquid 2
293.15   28.3500 Liquid 3
293.15   28.4700 Liquid 3
293.15   28.6300 Liquid 4
293.15 101.325 28.6300 Liquid 5
303.15   27.5600 Liquid 4
303.15 101.325 27.5400 Liquid 5
307.62 13.730 27.4000 Liquid 1
313.15 101.325 26.4400 Liquid 5
333.95 29.460 24.5500 Liquid 1

List of References

Number Source
1 Richards T.W.; Speyers C.L.; Carver E.K.: The determination of surface tension with very small volumes of liquid, and the surface tensions of octanes and xylenes at several temperatures.. J.Am.Chem.Soc. 46 (1924) 1196-1207
2 Mahl B.S.; Chopra S.L.; Singh P.P.: Surface Tension of Binary Mixtures. Z.Phys.Chem.(Leipzig) 249 (1972) 337-343
3 Burri J.; Hartland S.: A method for measuring surface and interfacial tensions using Wilhelmy plate. (Ger). Colloid Polym.Sci. 255 (1977) 675-681
4 Hennaut-Roland L.; Lek M.: Methods and equipment used at the Bureau of Physico-Chem. Standards.IV. Surface tension of a series of org. substances.. Bull.Soc.Chim.Belg. 40 (1931) 177-188
5 Donaldson R.E.; Quayle O.R.: A study of organic parachors. X. Parachors of American Petroleum Institute - National Bureau of Standards hydrocarbons: benzene and homologs of benzene. J.Am.Chem.Soc. 72 (1950) 35-36

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