Best Sparging Stone Pore Size to use for Carbonating Applications.

A 10um Pore Size gives the best Air Bubbles for Carbonation Applications, such as Carbonated Beverages. A variety of product options are available for 10um sparging stones, such as different diameters and fitting types (Click HERE for Ordering Information). In this type of application, they are mostly installed and fixed directly to a sparging line, […]

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Can I use SS tubing with my MicroSolv sparging stone?

Our sparging/filter stones are designed to work with low pressure tubing such as PTFE, FEP, ETFE, or PFA. We offer two types of sparging devices. One type is will require the tubing to be inserted and screwed into the sparging stones. Inside there are small, sharp chads or barbs that grips into the soft tubing holding it in place. If tubing […]

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Can you use a Sparging Stone for Removal of Dissolved Oxygen? FAQ

Yes, Sparging Stones have been shown to remove dissolved Oxygen (or CO2) from Water or Wine. The efficiency of Sparging is influenced by many factors, such as Bubble Size, Contact Time between the Gas and Wine, Temperature of the Wine, Gas Pressure, and the Flow Rate of Gas in relation to the Flow Rate of […]

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How To Clean Sparging Stones and Inline SS Filters.

Inlet Stainless Steel Filters also known as Sparging Stones, can be cleaned by ultra-sonication in 30% Phosphoric Acid, clean afterwards with DI Water (ultra-sonication) and Methanol (ultra-sonication). Same would be true for all Metal Filters, like for Column Filters, Inlet Filters and more. But be aware, only the metal part! No PEEK Rings, Connectors or […]

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What is an “inlet sinker” in HPLC?

I am not exactly sure, but “inlet sinker” has been used as another name for stainless steel sparging stones or stainless steel inlet filters. This term may be used since the stones are heavy and sink to the bottom of the mobile phase inlet bottles. Click HERE for HPLC Mobile Phase Filtering Ordering Information Including Sparging Stones

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What is the pressure limit of the stainless steel sparging stones?

All the sparging stone products are rated to 1000 bar. However it is important to note that the tubing used and the connection of the tubing to the device may not perform at this pressure rating. The pressure limit of sparging stone is not for the filters/spargers, but for the connections. Mobile Phase Filters Ordering Information

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