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Polycarbonate vacuum desiccators

Micro-Tec lightweight, polycarbonate desiccators are ideal for storing specimens in a clean and moisture free environment. Shatterproof polycarbonate desiccators are much lighter and safer than glass desiccators.

They include an integrated vacuum gauge in the lid and venting/pumping valves both in the base and in the lid. The venting valve allows gentle venting to avoid disturbance of the stored specimens. Beneath the white polypropylene storage plate there is ample space for a desiccant, needed to maintain a moisture-free environment. The desiccator base includes a large diameter rim for added stability. The soft neoprene O-ring provides a vacuum seal which does not require grease. Micro-Tec polycarbonate vacuum desiccators can hold a vacuum level of 150mbar for over three weeks. The lid includes a large, ribbed knob for easy lifting and handling. Available in two sizes: 150mm and 250mm diameter.

These polycarbonate desiccators are also ideal for degassing of epoxies and resins – two valves allow precise adjustment of the vacuum level. Both the pumping speed and the venting speed can be controlled separately.

1 Integrated vacuum gauge

2 Venting valve

3 Soft neoprene o-ring seal

4 Pumping valve

5 Sample storage plate

6 Space for desiccant

  • Made from clear, shatterproof polycarbonate
  • Integrated vacuum gauge in lid
  • Two venting/pumping valves with hose connectors
  • Polypropylene sample storage plate
  • Desiccant chamber underneath the storage plate
  • Soft neoprene O-ring seal
  • Large, ribbed knob on lid
  • Easy sample location through clear wall and lid

Specifications and dimensions

Product Micro-Tec PD150 Micro-Tec PD250
Product # 13-004150 13-004250
Inside diameter 150mm 250mm
Outside diameter 180mm 280mm
Inside storage height 100mm 100mm
Inside lid height 50mm 8 mm
Total height 290mm 360mm
Volume 2.2L 6.5L
Weight 0.8Kg 1.75K
Hose connection on valves (2x)

Ø8 mm

Integrated vacuum gauge

0 to -1kg/cm2 (0 to -14.2psi)

Service temperature

5 – 40°C

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