How to Avoid Extraction Exasperation
Keep your Soxhlet sample prep running smoothly with a handful of simple troubleshooting tips
sponsored by Cytiva
Soxhlet extraction is a simple, user-friendly way to get the components you’re interested in out of your sample. Since its discovery in 1879, Soxhlet extraction has been routinely applied in almost every analytical laboratory – up to this day. One might think the standard Soxhlet technique would have been perfected over the past 140 years, but minor hiccups remain common – especially when setting up a new extraction. Fortunately, most issues can be solved with relatively simple fixes. Here, Mohan Nimmagadda, Product Manager at Cytiva, offers a few tips and tricks to help keep your extractions running smoothly.