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Offline levi0709

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Re: separation of substances
« Reply #15 on: September 30, 2010, 06:17:00 PM »
hello, after one year of testing (i did a LOT of testing) i found out that the best solvent was ethanol at 96%, but still some of the polyvinyl alcohol got mixed with the dye and when i heated it burned into a gelatinous substance, of six attempts using the ethanol i only got it completely right once, completely separating the dye and not getting it burned; the other five however got transformed into the gelatin i wrote about.
I read somewhere that some persons used borax in the polyvinil alcohol containing solution to have it completely removed.
any ideas?
thanks

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