What is a Graduated Cylinder?
A graduated cylinder is basically a test tube with volume markings. It has a spout for pouring and a built in base so it can stand upright on its own. They measure volumes accurately if reading technique is correct. The video below helps demonstrate this. Continue reading
Our customers buy glass test tubes for an impressive range of craft projects, most of which have little to do with science. The images shown below are another matter entirely and are perhaps one of the most unusual blends of art and science. The work speaks for itself but where it doesn’t, we use the artist’s or gallery’s own words.
What is an Erlenmeyer Flask?
Erlenmeyer flasks, also known as conical flasks, are among the most recognized types of lab glassware and are routinely associated with science themed TV shows and movies. Its conical shape and narrow neck are its distinguishing features. The rimmed mouth acts as a lip for easy pouring and long neck allows for airtight storage when used with a stopper. These features make them useful both in the lab and as novel kitchenware. Continue reading
Test Tube Uses
Test tubes aren’t just for mixing chemicals or watching root growth. You’ll find them in the kitchen, restaurants and bars, as product samplers, at parties and even at weddings. We’ve listed just a few of the brilliant ideas sent in by our customers.
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Custom imprinted science glassware with personal messages or corporate logos is becoming increasingly popular & not just for science and technology companies. Lab beakers are being used as shot glasses and drinking vessels by breweries and distilleries. Weddings see them put into service for holding candy and flowers. Here is an interesting example we recently did. Continue reading
Test tubes are familiar tools to anyone who has ever studied biology and chemistry. They are practical for mixing, heating and storing liquids and powders. This attribute is popular with kitchen chemists and product packaging people.