weighing reagents is difficult due to static, any adivse?

Tom Knight via methods%40net.bio.net (by tk from csail.mit.edu)
Fri Mar 23 22:44:38 EST 2007

"Anwar Khan" <akhan357 from sbcglobal.net> writes:

> Hello everyone, while measuring in sub mg quantities of a precious
> reagent (dry powder) I could not keep it at one place due to static
> and the reagent would go everywhere but down on the weighing boat.
> is there any way to avoid this.  thank you.

You can find information on radioactive anti-static sources made for
balances here:

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