Date: Mon, 19 Mar 2012 15:27:05

Author: --- Pati Sievert

Subject: Re: Wessin Oil and Pyrex Glass

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Here's a nice write up from the Exploratorium.
http://www.exploratorium.edu/snacks/disappearing_glass_rods/index.html
I used mineral oil because I wanted it to be clear, but it yellows overtime
when exposed to light, so unless you keep it in the dark between uses,
there's not much of an advantage over time.
Pati

On Mon, Mar 19, 2012 at 11:57 AM, Zani, Gerald wrote:

> Karl, You want Pure Wesson oil with Pyrex glass.
>
> I just used this a few weeks ago. - Jerry
>
>
> On Mon, Mar 19, 2012 at 12:33 PM, wrote:
>
>> Before I fill a gallon tank with Wessin Oil... Am I correct that the oil
>> with the closest index of refraction to Pyrex glass is the Wessin VEGETABLE
>> oil, not Canola or other blend? Karl
>>
>>
>
>
> --
> Gerald Zani
> Demonstration Manager
> Physics
> Brown University
> (401) 863-3964
>
>


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Pati Sievert

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Here's a nice write up from the Exploratorium.http://www.e=
xploratorium.edu/snacks/disappearing_glass_rods/index.html=A0I=
used mineral oil because I wanted it to be clear, but it yellows overtime =
when exposed to light, so unless you keep it in the dark between uses, ther=
e's not much of an advantage over time.
PatiOn Mon, Mar 19, 2012 at 11:57 A=
M, Zani, Gerald wrote:
Karl,=A0 You want Pure Wesson oil with Pyrex glass.I just used this=
a few weeks ago.=A0 - JerryOn Mon, Mar 19, 2012 at 12:33 PM, appe@physics.utexas.edu> wrote:


Before I fill a gallon tank with Wessin Oil.=
.. Am I correct that the oil with the closest index of refraction to Pyrex =
glass is the Wessin VEGETABLE oil, not Canola or other blend? Karl




-- Gerald ZaniDemonstration ManagerPhysicsBrown University(401) 863-3964

-- Pati Sievert


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