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Subject: Re: [DCHAS-L] oil baths use
Date: January 31, 2013 3:54:36 PM EST
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On Jan 31, 2013, at 1:20 PM, Yung Morgan <pmorgan**At_Symbol_Here**EHS.UMASS.EDU> wrote:

Dear members,
 I was wondering if I can tap on the group expertise and wisdom  on the use of  Oil baths.  We have had a few small fires due to overheating or faulty thermostat. In your opinion, how often oil baths must be changed?  What type of oil (not too expensive) is recommended?   What do you suggest replacing them with ? I have heard: beads, sand etc..  Please share any experience you may have with oil baths substitutions. Do they work to heat up solvents evenly?  
Again, thank you for all ideas or suggestions you may have. Keep up the great work you do.
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