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Hexane

Hexane

(Science: chemistry) Any one of five hydrocarbons, C6H14, of the paraffin series. They are colourless, volatile liquids, and are so called because the molecule has six carbon atoms.

Origin: gr. Six.


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Re: Stuck dessicator lid

... diffused into the grease should loosen its grip. Let it penetrate for a few hours, the diffusion likely won't be fast though the grease. Hexane would be a reasonable alternative to machine oil. this is such a great advice ! thank you so much for sharing....

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by DocWillow
Wed Nov 23, 2011 1:24 pm
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Stuck dessicator lid
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Re: Stuck dessicator lid

... diffused into the grease should loosen its grip. Let it penetrate for a few hours, the diffusion likely won't be fast though the grease. Hexane would be a reasonable alternative to machine oil.

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by jonmoulton
Fri Nov 18, 2011 5:47 pm
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Stuck dessicator lid
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Suitable Fat Solvents.

What solvents have you tried? Seems like any hydrophilic solvent would do -- IPA, EtOH, Acetone, hexane etc.

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by mith
Wed Dec 02, 2009 3:58 pm
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Suitable Fat Solvents.
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The Fiber Disease

... conservative system??????to hell wih their fall-out and drugs ... research your own... the Russian super critical medical oil hexane extraction can be retooled to any scale and butane can used in hexanes place... with this simple technology a 15 hour reflux takes only 30 min.... ...

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by Nadas Moksha
Fri Dec 15, 2006 8:00 am
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: The Fiber Disease
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The Fiber Disease

... dangerous> "Algal oil can be extracted using chemicals. Benzene and ether have been used, but a popular chemical for solvent extraction is hexane, which is relatively inexpensive. The downside to using solvents for oil extraction are the inherent dangers involved in working with the chemicals. ...

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by Skytroll
Thu Nov 16, 2006 7:06 am
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: The Fiber Disease
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