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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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Three samples of each composition were conditioned at 50[degrees]C for 24 h prior to the test, then cooled in a dessicator and immediately weighed, and submersed in deionized water at 25[degrees]C.
The loaded filters were heated at a temperature of 300[degrees]C for 8 hours and kept in a dessicator before analysis.
The grounded material was placed in a muffle furnace at 500[degrees]C for 3 hr and resulted activated carbon (CC) was screened using a sieve shaker for 30 minutes then different sized particle mixtures were collected separately from the sieve analysis and stored in a dessicator for further use.
The resulting brownish-grey coloured crystals formed was filtered and dried over a silica gel in a dessicator.
The dried slices were allowed to cool for about 30 minutes in a dessicator prior to analysis [9].
Aluminum weigh boats (43mm diameter by 12mm high) were pre-dried 4 hours at 120[degrees]C and stored in a dessicator jar until used.
Coated specimens were rinsed, drained, and dried in cool air and finally stored in a dessicator.
79) After fresh venom is collected it is chemically dried in a dessicator under vacuum, where it forms into crystals.
1]) was prepared from sodium fluoride (NaF; USP reference standard which was dried for 4 hours at 150[degrees]C and then cooled in a dessicator before use).
saturated sample dried in air (54 % relative humidity), and vapour glycolated, and then hydrated above water in a dessicator for 72 hours] are a result not only of different rock-soil sources but also of their transport history.
7-cm) dessicator samples, and four 6- by 6-inch (15.