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Anhydrous DMC-how to keep it dry
« on: May 21, 2004, 11:29:29 AM »
Hi!

I'm getting some anhydrous dimethyl carbonate to use in a dry room.  What is the best way to store it to ensure it absorbs as little water as possible.  An aquaintance stated that using a molecular 4 sieve might work?  Does anyone know for sure?

And what exactly does "use a sieve" mean?  Do I just add some of the sieve to the container?

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Re:Anhydrous DMC-how to keep it dry
« Reply #1 on: May 21, 2004, 01:53:28 PM »
yes, that should be fine.
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Re:Anhydrous DMC-how to keep it dry
« Reply #2 on: May 22, 2004, 04:21:40 AM »
And what exactly does "use a sieve" mean?  Do I just add some of the sieve to the container?
Yes, but you shoud dry it by heating before use.
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