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Glovebox

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[[File:Glovebox.jpg|200px|thumb|right|Glovebox Diagnostic Read]]
== Use ==
Samples are moved into a glovebox via an antechamber. To remove all adsorbed water or oxygen from the sample, it is first loaded into the antechamber, which is subsequently evacuated to a low vacuum state. After some time has passed, the antechamber is refilled with an inert gas, and the process is repeated 3 times. This procedure may be insufficient for highly porous media such as Kim-wipes. In this case, the sample should be placed in a vacuum oven overnight before transfer into a glovebox.
 
== Maintenance ==
 
Inert gas must be continuously supplied to the glovebox. To regenerate the catalyst, a mixture of Argon/10% hydrogen is used.

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