For dissolving or digesting inorganic or organic samples in strong acids or alkalis in chemically-resistant vessels at elevated temperatures and pressures, with complete containment and recovery.
For treating either inorganic or organic samples with strong acids or alkalis under heat and pressure in metal-free vessels using microwave energy for rapid dissolution or digestion, with complete containment and recovery.
*U.S. Patent No. 4882128
For converting solid or liquid combustible samples into water-soluble forms, rapidly and completely, by combustion with oxygen.
For dissolving large quantities of nitrogen into cells under high pressure and then suddenly releasing the pressure to rupture and release the contents of the cell.