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[*] posted on 30-10-2022 at 15:07


That last one is particularly weird. Some kind of jacketed reaction vessel. But I can't imagine what the connections are. The orientation of the ground joints seems strange. Maybe rotate 90° to the left. Powder input on the side and then stoppered. Addition of liquid and temperature measurement via the ground joints. Excess solvent or liquid product drains through stopcock. But these are just guesses.

First one looks like a gas drying tube. Bubble chlorine etc through H2SO4. Setup allows for system to be drained without disassembly. But I am not sure what the spherical bulb is for.

Middle one is a kind of jacketed beaker. But the wide ground glass opening is a bit interesting. Maybe just a lid. Maybe designed to work with another equally strange piece of glassware.

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[*] posted on 25-11-2022 at 06:25


Visited an estate sale this morning. Seen this broken item

It looks like a plate still, with 1 ground glass joint at the base and an open top
Bottom plate has a glass mesh, middle and top plates are bubblers.
Not sure if its just a gas scrubber or if they went all out making a bong
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[*] posted on 19-12-2022 at 19:31


Quote: Originally posted by unionised  
I was surfing eBay and came across this. The description is "Distillation apparatus reflux Quickfit CB11ND4X"
https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Distillation-apparatus-reflux-Qui...

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[*] posted on 19-12-2022 at 20:36


Quote: Originally posted by Rainwater  
Not sure if its just a gas scrubber or if they went all out making a bong
I do believe you bought yourself a very dirty bong!



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