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What type of hotplate do I need to make a sand bath?
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What type of hotplate do I need to make a sand bath?

Sand baths have been used in labs since the time of alchemists. Simply, a sand bath is made by placing a container on a heated surface and filling with sand. A vessel to be heated is then submerged into the sand which conducts the heat from the heated surface into the sides of the vessel. In modern labs, sand baths are still used and are typically set up using a hotplate or heating mantle on to...
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