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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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If the readings repeat, the samples are considered to have reached the equilibrium moisture, where the partial pressure of water vapor of the product is equal to the partial pressure of ambient air steam inside the desiccator.
Afterwards, the china dish was taken out and placed in desiccators to be cooled before final weighting until constant weight.
The porcelain bowl had been dried first at temperature of 105[degrees]C for about 1 hour and, then desiccated in desiccators for 30 minutes and scale up to constant weight (A).
Furthermore, the reagents were placed in the desiccators to avoid the contact of moisture.
Then a pair of tongs was used to transfer the dish into desiccators, allowing it to cool down in the desiccators for about half an hour.
Following, they were dried again in the oven and immediately transferred to a desiccators after awhile, Individual bones weighed and were burned about 7 hours in a furnace at temperature of 550[degrees]C.
At the high school level, we will be utilizing things like a hot water bath, desiccators, rheostats and reference books, as well as supplies for experiments with drosophila and other living systems.
Saturated salts (lithium chloride, calcium chloride, magnesium chloride, magnesium nitrate, sodium chloride and potassium chloride) were used to maintain relative humidity ranging from 11 to 82 % in the desiccators as stated by Ajibola (1989).
designs, manufactures and develops desiccators, desiccant bags, humidity indicators and pressure relief valves.
Global Modular Systems currently includes components such as modular fluorescent lighting, cleanroom workstations and desiccators cabinets in their product line.
Standard product lines include modular clean rooms, pass-through chambers, desiccators, glove boxes, laminar flow benches, exhaust fume hoods, and clean room and gowning room furnishings.
AIOU has a well established laboratory with all necessary laboratory equipments including Weighing Balances, Dissolved Oxygen, Conductivity and pH Meters, Incubator, Spectrophotometer, Furnace, Hot Air Oven, Vacuum Desiccators etc in addition to the common facilities for field oriented practical work.