||Made of mild steel. The housing has
two retort rods and a cross bar on which the glass apparatus can be fixed.
||Glass wool insulation fills the gap
between the mantle casting and the heaters.
||Painted with enamel paint.
||This apparatus is suitable to heat
Soxhlet flasks of 100-350ml capacity. The heating element provides flexible
support to the bottom of the flask.
|Heating and Control
||In PEW-8, only one energy regulator
is provided for all the heaters. However, individual ON/OFF switch and a
pilot lamp is provided for each mantle.
|In PEW-8R, one energy regulator is
provided with every mantle, so that each can be used at a different temperature.
||Maximum surface temperature 200OC.