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Immerser Disclosure Number: IPCOM000037811D
Original Publication Date: 1989-Jul-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Jan-30

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Bechdel, DH Koch, SA Sinclair, TD [+details]


In chemical laboratories, digesting and stripping samples in acid such as Aqua Regia (a mixture of hydrochloric and nitric acids) can be performed by a robot, but certain commercial robots are not capable of keeping a sample below the surface of the acid during digestion. The immerser described herein can solve this problem.