desiccator


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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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After cooling in desiccator for 30 min, the residues were weighed.
The aluminium tare was then placed inside a standard laboratory glass sealed vacuum desiccator and allowed to equilibrate for 20 min.
Correction rates for control were obtained after each process, dried in non-ventilated buffer (105[degrees]C for 3 hours) and conditioned in a desiccator for 1 hour.
Film samples (2 cm x 2 cm) were dried during 1 week in a desiccator with silica gel and weighed with the accuracy of [+ or -] 0.
The solids precipitated were filtered, washed with cold ethanol and dried in a desiccator over silica gel.
The pieces were conditioned in a desiccator vessel with relative humidity (RH) set to 65% over a saturated solution of NaN[O.
The samples were then placed in the desiccator until they reached room temperature.
The obtained cassava starch was maintained in a desiccator over anhydrous calcium chloride until constant mass (sample "a").
The activated product was washed repeatedly (over ten times) with distilled water and product separated with a centrifuge (2500 rpm), dried at 150[degrees]C and cooled to room temperature in a calcium chloride desiccator.
The prepared films were stored in a desiccator at room temperature and tested within one month of preparation.
The cups are placed in a desiccator to initiate the water permeation through the film.