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desiccator

[′des·ə‚kād·ər]
(chemical engineering)
A closed vessel, usually made of glass and having an airtight lid, used for drying solid chemicals by means of a desiccant.
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Each tick was kept inside sterile glass tubes of diameter 25 mm and height 55 mm and kept in the desiccators as mentioned above.
Even though the coated specimens were stored in desiccators, they might not have been sufficiently dry to eliminate excess moisture.
To aid the drying process, some desiccators are designed to hold a vacuum.
The Drackedon Greenburner desiccator is British made and uses infrared heat to destroy vegetable leaves and stems.
Global Modular Systems offers additional components and products to complete a modular clean room and have it industry-ready including: clean room clothing, furniture, and modular fluorescent lighting and desiccators cabinets.
Composite solutions were cast on polypropylene moulds and the solvent evaporated during 48 h in desiccators at room temperature.
Veneer moisture conditioning chambers consisted of plastic desiccators (height 311 mm, flange diameter 225 mm, Fischer Scientific Company, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania) with a 12.
Sensors may be placed in hoods, clean rooms, coolers, stockrooms, incubators, environmental chambers, desiccators, and chemical storage areas.
Contract Awarded for Cartridge dehydrator desiccators assembly
Plates were incubated at room temperature (~26[degrees]C) in 5-liter glass desiccators with a crystallizing dish containing various mixtures of toluene and vacuum pump oil (vpo): 0% (150 g of vpo); 0.
Then, the specimens were dried at 60[degrees]C for 1 h to remove the moisture and cooled in desiccators to ambient temperature.