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A simple tool for handling and loading capillary tubes

Published online by Cambridge University Press:  01 March 2012

John M. Neil*
Affiliation:
Thermochemistry Facility and NEAT-ORU, University of California at Davis, Davis, California 95616-8779
Alexandra Navrotsky
Affiliation:
Thermochemistry Facility and NEAT-ORU, University of California at Davis, Davis, California 95616-8779
*
a)Electronic mail: jmneil@ucdavis.edu

Abstract

Drilling a hole in the blade of a vibrating spatula makes a simple tool for both handling and filling capillary tubes. It is especially useful for filling capillaries with air-sensitive samples in a glove box.

Type
Technical Note
Copyright
Copyright © Cambridge University Press 2005

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