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Forum: Equipment

The tools of the trade such as Alembics, Crucibles, Flasks, Furnaces, Pelicans and Retorts.

  1. Question Light bulb for distilling

    Hi all I was wondering if anyone out there has ever tried a light bulb to use it for distilling on a gas flame. I thought of trying it for myself...

    Started by Ilos, 06-30-2012 06:14 PM
    bulb, distilling, home, light, make
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    06-30-2012 07:35 PM Go to last post
  2. Suspended Crocodiles

    Nothing much to say here, really. Just an observation. Perhaps it was meant to evoke the ambiance of Egypt. Back when European archeologists were...

    Started by Albion, 07-12-2011 11:17 AM
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    crocodiles, sobek
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    05-08-2012 03:22 AM Go to last post
  3. Pelican

    This is a Phoenix-thread from the old site. When this vessel is heated the materia at the bottom release steam that rises upwards. The steam...

    Started by sleeveless, 01-02-2009 04:45 AM
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    04-28-2012 03:36 AM Go to last post
  4. What type of condenser is suitable for spagyrics?

    In Practical Handbook of Plant Alchemy it is said you can use "for instance a Liebig condenser", that is horizontal one, but I've seen vertical...

    Started by JC3, 02-24-2012 08:06 AM
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    03-28-2012 11:07 PM Go to last post
  5. Lab placement: safety

    O.K.... a stupid and yet very important question: Whilst my first experiences with Hermeticism go back to 1997, I am humbly taking my first steps...

    Started by zoas23, 03-02-2012 08:19 PM
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    03-15-2012 06:36 PM Go to last post
  6. Degrees of Fire

    The classical authors write about four or five degrees of heat: 1st degree: body heat - 35-39C 2nd degree: fever heat - 40-45C 3rd degree:...

    Started by kerkring, 04-01-2009 09:16 AM
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    03-15-2012 06:26 PM Go to last post
  7. Ebay = kid in a candy store.

    Long have I read posts of folks on here extolling the virtues of eBay for lab equipment. Today I was rather bored (as often happens when one is...

    Started by annabelle_lee, 03-08-2012 02:33 PM
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    03-09-2012 01:17 AM Go to last post
  8. Equipment storage

    Hello all! I'm looking into lab equipment storage for a small two bedroom apartment (the second bedroom serves a living room). Given that I don't...

    Started by annabelle_lee, 03-01-2012 11:07 AM
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    03-02-2012 06:03 AM Go to last post
  9. Looking for info on a good filter

    Hi folks, I have used all sorts of filters and am now ready for a good quality one... i don't want my filtration system to be my weak link...

    Started by Moshe, 02-07-2012 02:18 AM
    filter, vacuum
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    02-07-2012 02:18 AM Go to last post
  10. Alchemist's Laboratory Supply

    Do what thou wilt shall be the whole of the law. I found a cool eBay vendor titled "Alchemy Glassware", and they sell some decent pyrex! (They...

    Started by Frater E.S.R.O, 06-03-2011 07:13 AM
    alchemy lab, glassware, practical, spagyrics, vendor
    • Replies: 1
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    01-22-2012 08:52 AM Go to last post
  11. Alchemical Glassware

    These seem to be more decorative than practical. I could be wrong, but their fragile-looking forms do not speak to even distribution of heat or...

    Started by MarkostheGnostic, 09-06-2011 01:02 PM
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    12-11-2011 06:47 PM Go to last post
  12. Alchemical Equipment

    Where can I purchase alchemical equipment in the UK? The crucible catalog is in the US and I'm not really confident of ordering form another country...

    Started by Brennus, 09-07-2011 04:14 PM
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    11-19-2011 05:18 PM Go to last post
  13. Cleaning glassware

    I know this may sound completely silly and primitive but how does everyone go about cleaning their glassware for further experiments? I ask because I...

    Started by Susu, 10-14-2011 07:04 PM
    • Replies: 3
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    11-01-2011 12:59 PM Go to last post
  14. awesome calcining equipment

    https://qtena.com/crucibles-c-1221.html?gclid=CMv738vp8KoCFWUZQgodHGRQOA

    Started by Donna Matrix, 08-28-2011 01:23 AM
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    09-03-2011 03:32 AM Go to last post
  15. Cool My first Explosion!

    OK I thought this was gonna be way more sexy,, but I was distilling in a water bath and the damn bowl exploded! I had bought this set of pyrex dishes...

    Started by Donna Matrix, 08-13-2011 10:21 PM
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    08-19-2011 04:15 PM Go to last post
  16. hempel column vs kjeldahl sphere

    I have been trying to distill the perfect vegetable menstruum according to pons. can some please elaborate on the differences between the functions...

    Started by Donna Matrix, 06-14-2011 05:15 AM
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    07-08-2011 03:39 AM Go to last post
  17. How does one keep the cost dowm and other questions

    With the expense of some pieces of apparatus and the nature of the beast (practical experimentation) one is sometimes going to get irremovable...

    Started by Ghislain, 06-27-2011 06:41 AM
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    06-29-2011 06:36 PM Go to last post
  18. How to work in safely in the kitchen with toxic compounds

    How to work in safely in the kitchen with toxic compounds http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DTiU4HJoYrg&feature=related

    Started by True Initiate, 03-26-2011 10:26 AM
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    04-27-2011 03:09 AM Go to last post
  19. enough heat?

    I was reading in one of my books, about making Oils, etc and they said enough heat would be about what a Hot Water Tank gives off. Anyone know how...

    Started by JDuncan, 01-10-2011 07:54 PM
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    01-11-2011 07:02 PM Go to last post
  20. Bain-marie

    Anyone of you practicalists use this: Bain-marie :cool:

    Started by Awani, 12-16-2009 04:47 PM
    bain-marie, mary the jewess
    • Replies: 9
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    12-31-2010 05:15 PM Go to last post

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