Author Topic: Yeast suspension in beaker versus erlenmeyer flask  (Read 1099 times)

Offline roguejim

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Yeast suspension in beaker versus erlenmeyer flask
« on: May 22, 2012, 12:15:15 PM »
I'm probably over thinking this flask versus beaker issue, but here goes another question anyway.  Does the shape of a flask aid in keeping the yeast in suspension when using a stir plate, rather than allowing the yeast to settle to the sides?  Would there be any difference using a beaker since the mouth is wider, and the sides are parallel?

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Re: Yeast suspension in beaker versus erlenmeyer flask
« Reply #1 on: May 22, 2012, 12:20:17 PM »
Jim, stop thinking about this.  There will not be a noticeable difference.  Seriously, you need to work on the whole RDWHAHB thing. :)
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Re: Yeast suspension in beaker versus erlenmeyer flask
« Reply #2 on: May 22, 2012, 12:29:59 PM »
Jim, stop thinking about this.  There will not be a noticeable difference.  Seriously, you need to work on the whole RDWHAHB thing. :)

LOL!  +1 
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Re: Yeast suspension in beaker versus erlenmeyer flask
« Reply #3 on: May 22, 2012, 03:41:11 PM »
I'm strictly a flask man.  That's because I don't own any beakers.  ::)