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(des'i-kā'tŏr, tōr),
1. Synonym(s): desiccant (2)
2. An apparatus, such as a glass chamber containing calcium chloride, sulfuric acid, or other drying agent, in which a material is placed for drying.
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The porcelain bowl had been dried first at a temperature of 550[degrees]C for about 1 hour, then desiccate in desiccators for 30 minutes and scale up to constant weight (A).
The tubes were kept in desiccators containing 10% KOH to maintain 85-90% humidity.
Veneer moisture conditioning chambers consisted of plastic desiccators (height 311 mm, flange diameter 225 mm, Fischer Scientific Company, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania) with a 12.
The scientists placed the puree powder into vacuum desiccators containing phosphorus to create a totally dried atmosphere.
However there's nothing primitive about his scientific brand of cookery that employs gadgets such as stirred water baths and desiccators more often found in chemistry labs.
Terra manufactures high-value modular clean rooms, desiccators, glove boxes, laminar flow and exhaust fume hoods, clean room work benches and furnishings, wet processing stations, and related equipment.
Non-glassware desiccators are air-tight boxes, constructed from one of a variety of materials--acrylic, polystyrene, stainless steel or fiberglass.
Sillifant hoped to improve on the other chemical-free desiccators the direct-burn gas type - which he regards as inefficient and expensive.
Tenders are invited for Supply of Desiccators 300 Mm
Each replicate used approximately 50 g of fruit involved in a permeable fabric (voile), to allow the passage of air through the product, and then placed in desiccators.
After 5-6 hours, the sample was removed and allowed to cool in desiccators.