Spatulas are a critical tool in the sample preparation process; transferring sample into sample encapsulation
(i.e. pressed foil, smooth wall or crucible) and closing and sealing the metal foil in conjunction with forceps.
Silica wool from Elemental Microanalysis is made from quartz. It is perfect for use as an inert separation or filling material in high temperature furnace tubes and scrubber tubes. Available as very fine, or fine fibres in a variety of pack sizes.
Which tongs, tweezers or forceps are best to use with your crucibles, inserts, capsules, boats and baskets? The frequent transfer of carefully prepared sample to the analyser can be performed safely and without contamination, when you have the right tools.