LArTPC Document 223-v1

Purging a tank with argon gas - submitted to Long Baseline Study

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Write-up of a demonstration that argon gas inserted smoothly at the bottom of a tank acts as a piston to drive out the lighter atmosphere. As a consequence, the number of purge volumes required is fewer by a factor of 2 or 3 than a perfect mixing model would predict.
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