Getting acrylamide out of SEQUI-GEN tanks
Wed Feb 23 13:22:49 EST 1994
> James F. George (txpljfg at uabcvsr.cvsr.uab.edu) writes:
> >We have had a similar experience. Ususally some acrylamide will
> >accumulate in the top reservoir when we have new people using it. The
> >best solution that we have found is to remove the accumulated
> >acrylamide with a bent coat hanger and pray that the platinum wire
> >doesn't get busted. So far so good. Has anyone else found a better
Use a strong jet of water. Remember that neat trick where you hold your
finger over the end of a tap, and direct jets of water all around the lab?
Do the same thing with a rubber tube, trying to direct the jet straight up
the gap between the plates. It works really well, and is rather
satisfying,although rather wet...
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