The Nalgene 5305-0609 vacuum chamber for lab use has a polycarbonate jar with approximately 1-1/4 gallon (4.7 L) capacity, and a white polypropylene-gasketed plate. The jar is clear polycarbonate for shatter resistance and easy viewing of contents. The gasketed plate is white polypropylene for durability and chemical resistance. The vacuum chamber jar, plate, and an adapter for 1/4-inch interior diameter tubing are included.
The jar is 9-3/8 inches/237 mm high and has an outer diameter of 6-5/8 inches/170 mm. The plate has an outer diameter of 7-1/2 inches (191 mm). The gasket has a diameter of 7-1/2 inches (191 mm). The chamber weighs approximately 330 g.
Vacuum chambers are rigid containers from which air and other gases can be removed by a vacuum pump. The resulting vacuum environment allows researchers to conduct experiments and test mechanical devices. They are commonly used in laboratories for experiments, drying, degassing, and demonstrations.
Thermo Fisher Scientific manufactures analytical instruments, laboratory equipment, consumables, and software under the Thermo Scientific, Fisher Scientific, and Nalgene brands, among others. The company was founded in 2006 and is headquartered in Waltham, MA.
What’s in the Box?
- Nalgene 5305-0609 transparent jar
- Gasketed vacuum plate
- Tubing adapter