Ours hit the floor hard (my bad), and thus obtaining three fragments of
subequal length, plus detritus.
The type of salvage you describe will not be happening with ours...
On 10/18/2016 6:19 PM, Marilyn Louise Fogel wrote:
> Dear Jim,
> Rather than crushing a sad $1000 glassy carbon rod, we cut ours in
> half at the site where it fused to the ceramic wall. Then we turned
> the pieces around--two nice ends of the tube now met in the middle
> nicely. The ratty "middle" parts of the tube, are now at the end.
> It may not be perfect, but for weird samples worth saving and a lot
> easier on the pocketbook.
> Marilyn Fogel
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> [log in to unmask] Subject: [ISOGEOCHEM] Crushing the broken
> glassy carbon TCEA tube
> Good afternoon.
> I've read here that the glassy carbon from a broken tube for TCEA,
> is commonly recycled as granulate reactor packing.
> Do folks have a strategy for maximizing the usable size fraction?
> -Jim -- Jim Palandri Research Associate Department of Earth Sciences
> 1272 University of Oregon Eugene, OR 97403-1272
Department of Earth Sciences
1272 University of Oregon
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