Continuing our new series of chemical recipes, we bring you week 27 – Manometer fluid
Remember that when preparing any of our recipes, you should:
- Always wear appropriate PPE including eye protection and gloves.
- Always add acid to water (never water to acid).
- Use a fume cupboard.
- Always carry out a risk assessment when using any chemicals.
- Follow all recommended safety procedures and adhere to the label instructions, hazard warnings and local legislations.
What is Manometer Fluid?
A manometer measures the pressure acting on a column of fluid. It is made from a U-shaped tube of liquid in which the difference in pressure acting on the two straight sections of the tube causes the liquid to reach different heights in the two arms.*
Scan the QR codes for classroom experiments to follow with your manometer fluid.