[meteorite-list] Vacuum versus Oven
From: Michel Franco <michel_at_meteoritecentral.com>
Date: Thu Apr 22 10:32:54 2004
I was wondering if anyone is using a vacuum chamber after soaking meteorites
in alcohol to dry them. I made some tests and it seems to work well.
I use a lab vacuum pump and my chamber is a dedicated for meteroites
aluminium pressure cooker ! Not the one I use for couscous, of course.
A vacuum chamber is used to metalize sections for the MEB. I am then
thinking that vacuum does not harm meteorites.
Thanks for any reply
Caillou Noir www.caillou-noir.com
BP 16, 100 Chemin des Campènes
74400 Les Praz de Chamonix FRANCE
Received on Fri 26 Mar 2004 01:04:48 PM PST