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Solvent insoluble in THF

  1. Oct 3, 2008 #1

    I'm looking for a liquid phase chemical that would be insoluble in THF (that would phase separate). Does anyone know of one, or where I could find that information?
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  3. Oct 3, 2008 #2


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    What type of chemicals fit your criteria? I remember doing solubility experiments with alcohols , amines , ketones ... THF is a good solvent for most of them. How about hydrocarbons?
  4. Oct 3, 2008 #3
    You're out of luck

    http://www.merck.com.au/techsup/images/new_miscible_table.jpeg [Broken]
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  5. Oct 4, 2008 #4
    Hey that table was still very useful. I may be able to use diethyl ether and dimethyl sulfoxide. Thank you very much
  6. Oct 9, 2008 #5


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    Saturated brine will phase separate, I believe. That is how I remember making POSS materials.
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