sand bath (chem)

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what are disadvantages and advantages of using a sand bath to heat something in chem?

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    A sand bath offers an even heat over the area instead of hot spots that might be brought on by using hot coils or an open flame. Also, there are some things you don't want to heat with an open flame.

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    Thanks Dr.Bob! =D

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