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Alex Roberts (Whoo_mythbusters)
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Username: Whoo_mythbusters

Post Number: 187
Registered: 9-2005
Posted on Tuesday, December 26, 2006 - 10:20 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Does the Gallium "stick" to plastic. My Vial has cracked due to pressure increase inside of the bottle. It is not leaking yet, mostly because I have taken special care not to liquefy it. I have a few small plastic containers that would be suitable for holding the metal. I think the plastic is polystyrene with no rubber or color added. I don't want to transfer it into one of these containers if I would only be able to get half of it out because of it coating the inside. Or should I just stick with a small glass jar?
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Simon Quellen Field (Sfield)
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Username: Sfield

Post Number: 1609
Registered: 12-2004
Posted on Wednesday, December 27, 2006 - 4:36 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Put it into a plastic bag.
It will wet the bag, but you can easily freeze it and remove
the solid metal by peeling off the bag.
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Justin (Commander_bob)
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Username: Commander_bob

Post Number: 16
Registered: 10-2006
Posted on Monday, February 5, 2007 - 9:58 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

If you use a glass jar spray it with that stuff that is used for cooking to make pans non-stick. I used Pam spray and it worked great! It does not coat the sides at all.

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