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Invisibleninetynine
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stopcock grease
    #3667691 - 01/23/05 02:30 PM (13 years, 3 months ago)

so afoaf is using a new sepritory funnel for an acid/base extraction. the valve is glass on glass, and came with the instructions to apply "stopcock grease sparingly before use". sure enough, when tested without any grease, the valve had a very slow drip. is anyone familer with stopcock grease, and are there possible substitutes for it?


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Re: stopcock grease [Re: ninetynine]
    #3668810 - 01/23/05 06:49 PM (13 years, 3 months ago)

i am pretty sure you can use vasoline, it might even be the same thing, im not sure


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Re: stopcock grease [Re: frogger25]
    #3668850 - 01/23/05 06:57 PM (13 years, 3 months ago)

Yeah, vasoline (petroleum jelly) will work just fine.


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Re: stopcock grease [Re: ninetynine]
    #3668953 - 01/23/05 07:22 PM (13 years, 3 months ago)

yes vasoline might work.

however stop cock grease is usually silicon based, not petroleum based.

also the silicon is a 'cleaner' more refined, specifically made for this purpose.

and when turning the silicon will not tend to get sticky or more viscus, but the vasoline might.
i would go ahead a get the few dollar tube of silicon based grease. i mean if your friend has gone to the trouble of doing extractions why not do each part correctly. cheap gets cheap.

i worked with glass and if we could have used vasoline we would have! cause my boss was the cheapest fuck ever! and we bought the stopcock grease! and a small tube will last a lifetime.


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Re: stopcock grease [Re: zerozero]
    #3669048 - 01/23/05 07:49 PM (13 years, 3 months ago)

will that make the funnel drip faster though? or does it just make a seal between the glass?


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Re: stopcock grease [Re: ninetynine]
    #3669069 - 01/23/05 07:55 PM (13 years, 3 months ago)

it's just for the seal and the mobility of the valve. can't speed up gravity.
and when they say use a small amount of grease they mean about a 'pea' sized squeeze, for a two inch valve, give or take. you just want a thin even coat, you don't need to see the grease thick on the stop. then put it into it's valve and give it a few even slow turn to get the valve all lubed up. less is more. if you use too much wipe it off and try again.


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