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Overview of the Ossila Glove Box

The Ossila Inert Atmosphere Glove Box is specifically designed to provide a controlled environment for conducting experiments. Its setup is both quick and straightforward. To initiate the system, connect your inert gas through the 12 mm push-fit feedthrough and attach the output line using the provided adapters. Once the power adapter is plugged in, the system is ready for operation. Equipped with two KF40 flange feedthroughs, the Ossila Glove Box allows for the passage of various services into the chamber. Its portability enables easy relocation between labs as needed.

Inside the Ossila Glove Box, precision is ensured with two sensor boards—one in the main chamber and one in the antechamber. These sensors continually monitor moisture, oxygen, temperature, and pressure, providing real-time information to the control software. The software, in turn, compares these readings against user-defined set point values and external sensor data to regulate the flow of gas in and out of the chamber. Operating the Glove Box is user-friendly; input your desired overpressure, oxygen levels, and moisture levels, and the system will work 24/7 to maintain those conditions.

Simplifying the sample transfer process, the Ossila Glove Box allows for easy loading and unloading into the main chamber. By closing the door and initiating the purge process, the software purges the antechamber until its atmosphere is comparable to that of the main chamber. Additionally, the Glove Box features a USB connection for data export and firmware updates, ensuring that users can stay up-to-date with the latest features and functionalities.

For more information about the Ossila Glove Box, see Laboratory Glove Box

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What is a Glove Box? How to Choose a Laboratory Glove Box

What type of glove box should you buy? Consider these six factors before you pick.

Glove Box Standard Operating Procedure Glove Box Standard Operating Procedure

Working safely within an inert atmosphere glove box requires the care and co-operation of everyone who uses it. For this reason, we recommend outlining a standard operating procedure for your laboratory.

Glove Box installation Glove Box Maintenance And Troubleshooting

The Ossila Glove Box uses automatic purging and programmable leak tests making it easy to maintain an inert environment. However, there are a number of steps that you as the glove box user can take to ensure that the inert atmosphere remains intact.

Glove Box installation Glove Box Installation

The Ossila Glove Box is designed to be easy to install and maintain, and is suitable for most laboratories. Its small footprint and quick set up also means that it is relatively portable and can be conveniently transferred between labs as required.

Glove Box Leaks Glove Box Leaks

Inert atmosphere glove boxes run at an overpressure, so if the leak is small, the glove box may still be able to maintain the integrity of the internal atmosphere. However, during this time, the glove box will use a much larger amount of inert gas than normal as the overpressure in the glove box will result in a flow of gas from the inside of the system to the outside.

Ossila glove box control panel when completing a leak test Glove Box Leak Tests

If you suspect a leak, the first thing you should do is perform a leak test. Leak tests raise the glove box to an extreme positive or negative pressure and then measure the rate of change of pressure over a period of time.

Glove Box Design Glove Box Design

Scientific glove boxes create a sealed environment for work that involves hazardous materials or samples that react with air. The main chamber of such a glove box is generally filled with an inert gas, usually Nitrogen.

Replace glove box gloves How to Replace Glove Box Gloves

Glove box gloves must be flexible and relatively thin to allow movement within the main chamber. This will be the most vulnerable exposure point to air and moisture as small holes can easily occur here.

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