2010-05-22 21:35 by Ian
In an endeavor to make higher-purity mercury, I decided to reduce it from one of its salts. But first, I have to make and purify the salt.
2010-03-06 14:34 by Ian
In my area, sulfuric acid can be purchased at automotive supply stores as battery electrolyte. This acid is useful as it stands, but higher concentrations are frequently required. This is the operation that was used to test the thermal load capacity of the coolant chiller.
2009-08-26 20:30 by Ian
These are my lab notes and photos for the mercury distillation.
2009-06-13 20:49 by Ian
My extractor was delivered today, and I chose to test it by extracting essence of eucalyptus using methanol as a solvent.
2009-02-24 00:39 by Ian
Something geeky to pass the afternoon.