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Preventing foam formation-steam distillation?
I've not done steam distillation yet,
but I have noticed that strong stirring usually reduces foami ...
17-9-2017 at 02:17
by: Sulaiman
Radium extraction from watch hands
I suspect that the recoverable quantities of radium would be microscopic (c1 microgramme per watch)
...
16-9-2017 at 07:11
by: Sulaiman
Synthesis of Ascorbic Acid
The obvious question;

If the salicylic acid (or derivatives such as wintergreen) is intended for ...
14-9-2017 at 06:40
by: Sulaiman
System to seperate Ethylene Glycol & PG from water - most efficient method?
Smaller glycols like ethylene and propylene are highly polar,
so I guess that fairly strong azeotro ...
12-9-2017 at 18:17
by: Sulaiman
The answer is ...... 42
Too many questions in one statement;

most of your questions are answered here https://en.wikipedi ...
10-9-2017 at 01:00
by: Sulaiman
AN8002, AN8008 multimeters on sale
I have an AN8002 ... I like it, the AN8008 is supposed to be even better.
If you need a digital mul ...
8-9-2017 at 22:39
by: Sulaiman
Possibly useful snippets of information
I came across this line;

"Growth of Rochelle salt crystals must take place at temperature below 4 ...
6-9-2017 at 01:05
by: Sulaiman
Crystallizing my own piezo pickups (Rochelle salt)?
[rquote=491684&tid=76604&author=clearly_not_atara]For making RS, I expect to combine equimol ...
5-9-2017 at 14:32
by: Sulaiman
Water battery with an electrode of a Magnesium salt.
I briefly experimented with magnesium-copper primary cells,
scroll down http://www.sciencemadness.o ...
5-9-2017 at 11:35
by: Sulaiman
Need microscope w/ 400x minimum
I have owned several cheap microscopes (and telescopes, cameras, binoculars ... optics) over the yea ...
2-9-2017 at 03:32
by: Sulaiman
Wikipedia List of Commonly Available Chemicals
I just came across this interesting list of reactant sources. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_ ...
1-9-2017 at 13:31
by: Sulaiman
Advice for an Australian chemist.
I suggest that you do not try to produce the definitive textbook of chemical interactions,
unless y ...
31-8-2017 at 06:58
by: Sulaiman
Aqua regia scrubber
[rquote=491308&tid=76381&author=Melgar][rquote=491220&tid=76381&author=Sulaiman]Just ...
31-8-2017 at 04:34
by: Sulaiman
would this sort of pump be useful for vacuum distillation
At about 600 Pa (4.5 mm Hg), Water will evaporate cooling the bulk of it until it freezes.

The pu ...
30-8-2017 at 01:12
by: Sulaiman
How useful is a soxhlet ?
OK, I think that I understand some of the benefits of a Soxhlet, thanks.
I think that for most extr ...
29-8-2017 at 23:58
by: Sulaiman
How useful is a soxhlet ?
I understand that part, but I've not seen an example of using a Soxhlet with a minimal quantity of s ...
29-8-2017 at 15:59
by: Sulaiman
How useful is a soxhlet ?
If I am not mistaken, the 'benefit' of a soxhlet extractor is that it continuously uses freshly dist ...
29-8-2017 at 12:47
by: Sulaiman
Aqua regia scrubber
[rquote=491194&tid=76381&author=XeonTheMGPony]...
But with a pond pump and a 20l garbage pa ...
28-8-2017 at 23:46
by: Sulaiman
Aqua regia scrubber
just a few idle thoughts;

. liquid suckback via fine sintered glass or ceramic (for bubblers) has ...
28-8-2017 at 07:30
by: Sulaiman
White Phosphorus video
Nice !

Doing this in UK gives a dull glow / slow burn,
I did this at my previous home in Malaysi ...
26-8-2017 at 23:49
by: Sulaiman
Aqua regia scrubber
I guess that your choices of procedures and precautions will depend upon volumes,

e.g. if operati ...
26-8-2017 at 01:02
by: Sulaiman
Simple Purification of Mercury?
I shook my mercury with an oxidising acid, 1M HNO[sub]3[/sub] to try to remove metalic contaminants ...
24-8-2017 at 01:21
by: Sulaiman
Galinstan liquid metal robots: accessible surface electrochemistry for hobbyists and schools
Pure nickel strip is available via eBay [i]very[/i] cheaply, used for joining cells into batteries.
...
22-8-2017 at 01:49
by: Sulaiman
Begginer electrochemisty projects?
For £6.75 I can get two 6V lantern batteries (zinc chloride) delivered to me,

that gives four ce ...
22-8-2017 at 00:58
by: Sulaiman
Begginer electrochemisty projects?
[rquote=490735&tid=75774&author=Melgar]Does it shut itself off if you forget to turn it off ...
20-8-2017 at 21:52
by: Sulaiman
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