Date: Thu, 9 Jul 2009 11:55:48 -0500
Reply-To: Katherine Wall <kwall**At_Symbol_Here**WAUBONSEE.EDU>
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From: Katherine Wall <kwall**At_Symbol_Here**WAUBONSEE.EDU>
Subject: vacuum filtration safety

Are there any safety consideration in using vacuum filtration (side-arm vacuum filtration Erlenmeyer flask with adaptor and Buchner funnel using the building vacuum line) without a trap?  Or is the trap's only purpose to collect back-flow from a water aspirator?
Thank you!
Kathy Wall
Chemistry Lab Coordinator
Office SCI 204
Waubonsee Community College
Rt 47 at Waubonsee Dr.
Sugar Grove, IL  60554
(630) 466-7900 ext 2347
email kwall**At_Symbol_Here**

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