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ultrasonic bath

small tank filled with distilled water (and non-ionic detergent), connected to an ultrasound-emitting unit; used to clean hand instruments before steam sterilization (instruments immersed in the water bath are cleansed by water agitation induced by ultrasound vibration, following manufacturer's advice on method of operation; ultrasound baths are a potential source of cross-contamination
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Amount of Quercitannin obtained through a microchannel in the ultrasonic bath was higher than those of Soxhlet, Maceration, and plain ultrasonic bath extractions.
Several other methods have been used in the past, including ultrasonic bath, cleaning by projection and portable laser cleaning, each with its particular advantages and disadvantages.
With the self-adjusting paste deflectors, the entire mechanism can be put into an ultrasonic bath and thoroughly cleaned.
To get a uniform dispersion and stable suspension which determine the final properties of nanofluids, the nanofluids are kept under ultrasonic bath (Fig.
Before an aspherical lens is mounted to its body, it goes through an ultrasonic bath to ensure there is no debris, recieves an antireflective coating, and is inspected for dust and cosmetic issues.
Initially, a small Turbex ultrasonic bath was rented to develop the process for cleaning the Ford fuel rail components.
2] that is synthesized in an ultrasonic bath has more advantageous properties than that synthesized via a conventional sol-gel system, including an extremely high surface area, decreased particle size, and superior PCO activity.
Ultrasonic bath has been used in the finishing process of the fabrics.
A stainless-steel parts basket ensures that parts are fully submerged in the ultrasonic bath for maximum cleaning throughout the entire cleaning cycle.
Criteria Yes No Cleaning of instruments prior to autoclaving All visible debris removed using a clean brush and running water Dry the instruments Use manufacturer's instructions to fill ultrasonic bath Run the ultrasonic bath to allow the solution to degas prior to loading with instruments Empty clean and dry the bath for the next session Visually inspect instruments for debris and repeat if necessary Document all servicing and repairs
Sartorius microbalance and Equiptronics branded balance and heating oven was used for the weighing and heating purpose while Spinco ultrasonic bath was used for degassing purpose.