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sand bath

in chemistry, an arrangement whereby a substance to be treated is in a vessel protected from the direct action of fire by a layer of sand.
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It is known that sand baths are used after heating of sand with sunny rays or by means of special apparatus on sea, riverbanks, lake coasts, in sanatoria, health resorts as well in special appropriate areas.
Already in the 90s of the last century (after organization of the clinic of the Termez branch of the Research Institute of Therapy and Medical Rehabilitation) the psammotherapy studies on the steppe barchan sand origin "Etim-Kum" were begun, where a proper ground for sand baths was established (Zunnunov et al., 2006).
Similarly, if an investigator wishes to use sand baths or metal vessels, the temperature of the plate itself must be monitored.
Ageeba Beach -- matrouhh Facebook page 6- Siwa : The oasis might not seem like the most obvious destination for this time of the year, but with all it offers, from sand sports to therapeutic sand baths and water springs , Siwa is definitely up for the competition.
Karen explains sand baths and a special diet are essential and extra care has to be taken when handling them, as getting hold of them in the wrong way can cause severe injury or even death.
Ceramic tops are also susceptible to thermal shock and should not be used when heating metal vessels or sand baths.
Heavy-duty cast iron is the only top plate material that can be used to heat metallic vessels or sand baths without aid of microprocessor-based feedback controls.
The place might seem like a really hot choice right now, but that is exactly why you would want to go -- even though the temperature in August is usually more than 34 Celsius, Siwa is perfect because of its therapeutic sand baths, sandboarding, camping and more!