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Folsom Plankton Splitter
Recommended in Standard Methods
This well-known device for sub-sampling by splitting was developed by Dr. Folsom of the Scripps Institute. It works by placing a measured volume of sample in the undivided section of the drum. Rotate the drum 120° to stir and divide with a separating blade. The contents of one tray may be returned to the drum for further subdividing. Split alcohol based samples quickly because the drum is not alcohol-resistant. Do not use chemicals such as acetone and ketone.
Wash with mild soap and soft water, rinse with distilled water before drying.
Ship wt: 14 lbs.
• 0.5 litre in size, drum 9” in diameter, 15.5” high
• 2 removable trays of clear, alcohol-resistant Vivak plastic
• Four adjustable levelling feet, bubble level indicator
• Removable acrylic drum
• Some assembly required
1831-F10 Folsom Plankton Splitter