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Mercury Intrusion Porosimeter (MIP)

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Contact details

Thijssen, Arjan
Civil Engineering and Geosciences (CiTG), M&E
Stevinweg 1, 2628CN Delft
Tel : 015 2784973
E-mail : A.Thijssen@tudelft.nl
Website : Not available

General Information


Mercury Intrusion Porosimeter (MIP)


Microlab, Faculty of Civil Engineering and Geosciences, Stevinweg 1, Delft (building #23)

Key words:

density, porosity, pore size distribution, Mercury

Main application:

Determine pore size distribution and porosity of porous materials by controlled filling with mercury

Instrument specification

Micromertics, PoreSizer 9320

Penetrometer sizes:
15 cc solid, 5 cc solid, 5 cc powder

Pressure range:
0.0050 MPa – 207 MPa

Pore size range (diameter):
250 µm – 6 nm

Samples need to be dry before measuring in MIP