Gels keep cracking
hyho at GATE.SINICA.EDU.TW
Thu Dec 10 07:52:11 EST 1998
where can I purchase Duracyl? Please respond.
On 30 Nov 1998, Ian A. York wrote:
> In article <firstname.lastname@example.org>,
> S. McKay <S.Mckay at sct.gu.edu.au> wrote:
> >the gels do not dry. Unfortunately, I've been experiencing severe cracking
> >problems with the gels which is obviously unacceptable.
> Make sure the gel dryer vaccuum is good. House vacuum and tap vaccumm
> will often dry low-concentration gels but may not be not adequate for
> high-concentration. If you use a vaccuum pump, be sure it's working
> You might also, or instead, try a high-tensile-strength acrylamide. We
> use Duracryl, which we started using when we had precisely the same
> problem; we have only had one or two gels crack in the two-three years
> since we started using Duracryl, and those were due to flagrant gel abuse
> that would get you arrested in seventeen states.
> Ian York (iayork at panix.com) <http://www.panix.com/~iayork/>
> "-but as he was a York, I am rather inclined to suppose him a
> very respectable Man." -Jane Austen, The History of England
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