Some of the old laboratory chemisty books have the same suggests as Mr Barden, plus more. Jim Julion Sent from my Verizon Wireless BlackBerry -----Original Message----- From: "Barden, Adam O'Neill"
Sender: DCHAS-L Discussion List Date: Fri, 22 Oct 2010 12:42:49 To: Reply-To: DCHAS-L Discussion List Subject: Re: [DCHAS-L] attaching tubing to glass I don't know if you have thought of this already or if it would cause you any problems in what you are doing, but typically when inserting a glass rod into tubing or a rubber stopper or anything else of the sort it is common practice to put a small amount of glycerol or soap onto the rod to lubricate it and allow it to slide in more easily. Take care, Adam O. Barden From: DCHAS-L Discussion List [mailto:DCHAS-L**At_Symbol_Here**LIST.UVM.EDU] On Behalf Of House, Katherine C. Sent: Friday, October 22, 2010 12:20 PM Subject: [DCHAS-L] attaching tubing to glass A step in one of the analyses we do in our lab involves connecting Tygon tubing to the end of a glass tube. We have Kevlar gloves for this purpose, but I've heard of an additional safety device that can also be used for this purpose-though I can't find one. I've done the obligatory Google search with no luck. Has anyone heard of or used anything that reduces the risk of getting cut while attaching hose/tubing to glass tubes or rods? Many thanks; I hope everyone has a great weekend! Katherine C. House, CCHO Laboratory Coordinator Chemical Hygiene Officer Cormetech, Inc. 5000 International Drive Durham, NC 27712 919.620.3044 (office) 919.815.2024 (mobile) This email and attachments, if any, contain confidential/proprietary information and is submitted without consideration other than the recipient's agreement that it shall not be reproduced, copied, lent, or disposed of directly or indirectly nor used for any purpose other than that for which it is specifically furnished. P please consider the environment and print this e-mail only if absolutely necessary
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