Is there any way to prolong the life of the Lachat wavelength filters?

Document ID

Document ID TE6799

Published Date

Published Date 25/01/2018
Question
Is there any way to prolong the life of the Lachat wavelength filters?
Summary

Prolonging the life of Lachat wavelength filters

Answer
To help prolong filters life they can be stored with desiccant when not in use. A desiccator, containing dry rite such as is used to store moisture sensitive chemicals might be an option, one that would have more capacity than small desiccant packs or Ziploc bags.   Storage in an area away from the lab when not in use might also assist in extending lifetime (by reducing exposure to fumes/humidity)

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