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Schlenk Line


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ESB 107 - Analytical

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The Schlenk line is used for the removal of oxygen, moisture, and traces of solvents from reaction vessels and conducting experimental operations and techniques under an inert environment.


  • One manifold is connected to a source of purified inert gas, while the other is connected to a high vacuum pump
  • The inert gas line is vented through an oil bubbler, while solvent vapors and gaseous products are prevented from contaminating the pump through a cold trap
  • Special stopcocks allow for vacuum or inert gas to be selected without the need for placing the sample on a separate line
  • Several ports/lines for several operations to be run at the same time