[time-nuts] temperature sensor

Brent Gordon time-nuts at adobe-labs.com
Mon Jul 21 23:41:53 EDT 2014

The maximum temperature of saturated steam temperature depends on 
pressure; unsaturated steam does not.  At work, we just finished a 
project using steam at over 800F to drive a jet mill.



On 7/21/2014 5:39 PM, Attila Kinali wrote:
> On Mon, 21 Jul 2014 18:00:59 -0400
> Chuck Harris <cfharris at erols.com> wrote:
>> Steam superheats only if the pressure is raised above standard pressure,
>> otherwise, steam at standard pressure will be exactly 212F, or 100C.
> Uhm.. you are the second one claiming this. Could you please explain
> what physics limits the temperature of vapor?
> The ideal gas equation says that p*V/T = const, ie that the temperature
> can rise at a constant pressure, as long as the gas is allowed to expand.
> 				Attila Kinali

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