Sample Preparation

Labelling of samples

Please ensure all samples brought into the NMR labs are labelled using the tickets provided with the following details:

Please do not write or stick labels directly on the NMR tubes.

Length of NMR Tubes

Broken tubes (i.e. tubes with jagged or fractured ends) are a potential hazard and are not to be used. Please take any such tubes to the glass workshop where they will grind them flat. The bottoms of tubes should be regularly checked for hairline cracks. NMR staff will confiscate broken NMR tubes.

Making up your samples

Sample preparation must be done in your lab, not in S100. The following procedure is recommended: