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Trying to get potassium permanganate out of solution, keeps turning to MnO2
I recently had a go at recrystalising commercial potassium permanganate,
boiling the solution will ...
17-4-2021 at 05:08
by: Sulaiman
Tubing for condenser hookup?
pvc tubing is cheap and works well.
One problem I find is that (plasticised, clear) pvc tubing stic ...
16-4-2021 at 14:07
by: Sulaiman
why still lead in paints that are labeled "Lead Safe" ?
lead occurs naturally in soil, 15 to 40 ppm, ...
3-4-2021 at 03:31
by: Sulaiman
24/40, 24/29, 29/32, what is the best?
Random ramblings...
. There is no glassware si ...
28-3-2021 at 17:56
by: Sulaiman
Condenser overpowering and joint size?
Would an anti-splash/bump head/adapter be worthwhile? ...
26-3-2021 at 23:42
by: Sulaiman
Quickly drying mineral oil or storing sodium without mineral oil?
you could use a small sacrificial amount of sodium to dry the oil
then add your nice sample
26-3-2021 at 23:38
by: Sulaiman
Correct position of thermometer in Claisen adapter
I agree with your supplier,
and you should 'calibrate' your thermometer in the position that you wi ...
25-3-2021 at 19:01
by: Sulaiman
Condenser overpowering and joint size?
why do you need a rapid boiling for refluxing ?
would it not be sufficient to operate at a lower bo ...
25-3-2021 at 14:52
by: Sulaiman
Homemade and Repurposed Lab Gear
[rquote=655736&tid=61783&author=Piroz]... powered with garbage bag. [/rquote]
If you get ti ...
25-3-2021 at 04:16
by: Sulaiman
Induction heater with non-inductive vessel and added plate?
[rquote=656079&tid=157137&author=Fyndium]Can you use for example plastic vat with induction ...
10-3-2021 at 03:24
by: Sulaiman
Seporatory funnel, please advise
I have not bought a sep. funnel yet
but if I do I would get one with ground joints top and bottom ...
10-3-2021 at 03:17
by: Sulaiman
Hand vs. NaK
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A face shield is a good idea.
9-3-2021 at 01:52
by: Sulaiman
Making a lab stand/rack setup - what is a good design?
One more reason to have lots of headroom where your clamps are :
50ml Burette + beaker + stirrer = ...
9-3-2021 at 01:11
by: Sulaiman
Mystery Glassware Identification Thread
I don't know what it is but I want one!

I think that it is a part of this apparatus https://youtu ...
7-3-2021 at 05:46
by: Sulaiman
Disposal of sulfuric drain opener
Wind can come from different directions,
you may find that quite a powerful fan is needed to guara ...
28-2-2021 at 02:27
by: Sulaiman
Making a lab stand/rack setup - what is a good design?
I suggest a minimum space of 5" / 125mm between your vertical rods and the rear wall,
to allow com ...
26-2-2021 at 23:18
by: Sulaiman
Very pure sulfur without recrystallization
[rquote=655440&tid=157081&author=vano]... It has white colour, it think it is very pure and ...
24-2-2021 at 06:45
by: Sulaiman
Acquisition and use of non-lab molecular sieves for solvent drying
I bought cheap '3A' molecular sieves via eBay
for drying ethanol,
first use I got a lot of dust s ...
20-2-2021 at 03:33
by: Sulaiman
EDIT : Ignore this post ... I am dumb
Just an idea with assumptions;
. the electrolyte in the gas generator / electrolyzer will be almost ...
17-2-2021 at 08:28
by: Sulaiman
Sand baths
Open flames provide an obvious ignition source,
but the surface of a hotplate heating a sand bath w ...
17-2-2021 at 02:59
by: Sulaiman
Pretty Pictures (2)
[rquote=655000&tid=26378&author=Piroz]Manganese sulfate crystal. [/rquote]Beautiful !

How ...
15-2-2021 at 01:16
by: Sulaiman
The Short Questions Thread (4)
A few choices : ...
13-2-2021 at 17:12
by: Sulaiman
Caution when bottling aerosol contents
You were probably lucky that the propellant was butane
because most glass bottles (and their caps) ...
13-2-2021 at 16:58
by: Sulaiman
What happened to my potassium permanganate ?
Some re-crystallised potassium permanganate


I left the KMnO[sub]4[/sub] cr ...
11-2-2021 at 17:48
by: Sulaiman
Chemical Reactions for Beginner Chemist
A technique/skill that is very useful for purification is re-crystalisation,
so you could practice ...
11-2-2021 at 09:10
by: Sulaiman
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