Monthly Archives: April 2011

waiting is hard to do

I’ve got plans for the Autoclave this weekend, and That means I have to wait until the weekend to implement them. Patience has never been a virtue of mine. Especially when it is Enforced due to social, rather than physical, … Continue reading

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I recreated the same conditions……

now i gotta go call someone to check in the lab. MDNAMIT

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Post Con Update

Quick note. I checked this last night around 8ish. The temp was up to 3.4° C, and the pressure was sitting around 800 PSI. I swapped the Ice Bottles, and watched the temp Drop to around -0.7° C. The pressure … Continue reading

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So, a broken needle valve may be the best thing that’s happened

to the Aerogel project. I hooked the system up Sunday. After freezing water in cleaned POWERADE ZERO bottles (They were on sale a while back, and so I had around 20-25 on hand), I then added the bottles to the … Continue reading

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Bleeding Ethyl.

One CO2 Tank mostly empty, the other just started last night. I’ve extracted about a Liter of Ethyl so far. Last night, when I went to check on the setup, the amount of Ethyl collected was double what was collected … Continue reading

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