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The Glove Box

The Chemistry Department operates and maintains two state of the art Vacuum Atmospheres Nexus One inert atmosphere glove boxes. Each glove box has moisture and oxygen sensors, variable speed dry train blowers, automatic computer controlled valve switching, low temperature freezer, cold well, atmosphere cooling unit, antechamber and mini antechamber, vacuum port, and automatic regeneration control. The boxes are used extensively for moisture and oxygen sensitive manipulations by research students in the France group and Uffelman group.