Is there a way to reunite the fluid in a thermometer if has become separated?

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Published Date 10/11/2018
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Is there a way to reunite the fluid in a thermometer if has become separated?
Summary
Reuniting the fluid in a thermometer.
Answer
There are a couple methods to reunite fluid in a thermometer. The heating method can be used with mercury or organic filled thermometers. The cooling method should only be used with mercury thermometer unless it has a contraction chamber. There is also a method for low temperature bottle thermometers. See the attached document for further information. 

 
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