[Ifeffit] Kapton in glove box (Todd Monson)

Scott Calvin SCalvin at slc.edu
Thu Aug 6 10:57:24 CDT 2009

Hi Todd,

Kapton is resistant to most solvents, but that's not necessarily true  
for the adhesive on it! I've had the adhesive completely washed away  
by samples with a little solvent on them before. So you should test  
that before preparing your samples.

--Scott Calvin
Sarah Lawrence College

On Aug 6, 2009, at 11:47 AM, Monson, Todd wrote:

> Thanks for all your comments regarding kapton tape and measuring air  
> and moisture sensitive compounds.  Many of my samples are indeed air  
> sensitive and not just moisture sensitive (iron nanoparticles).  If  
> my particles are dispersed in solvent will the kapton be resistant  
> to that solvent (at least during the time that the solvent is  
> evaporating from the tape in the glove box)?  Darek mentioned kapton  
> dots - could you tell me where I can purchase these?
> Thanks again for everyone's help, I thought this mailing list was  
> primarily for software related questions but I am finding it is  
> useful to get help on any XAFS related questions.
> Todd

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