The Reston Chlorofluorocarbon Laboratory

Troubleshooting CFC sampling

Problem: Gas in water

Problem: No gas flow, can't clear the ampoule stem for sealing.

Problem: Glass inflates on melting and bubbles out

Problem: No or limited flow of water

Problem: Ampoule breaks while connecting

Problem: 1/8 inch stainless steel stem does not slide freely.

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