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Pellet making is considered an art by some practitioners. However, there are steps that may be taken to assure a quality spectrum. Choose these steps from the list below.

A)  Assure particle size of KBr and sample is greater than 250 microns

B)  Dry KBr at 100 °C overnight to remove moisture

C)  Dilute sample concentration, typically 5% or less

D)  Use a hydraulic press, such as the PIKE Pixie or CrushIR

E) B, C and D above

Spectrum shown above is calciumoxalate hydrate; KBr pellet was made with the PIKE Pixie press.

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