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Difference between laboratory glasswasher and domestic dishwasher

Although a domestic washer is a much lower cost than a laboratory glassware washer, it is not always suited for use in the commercial setting as it may not have the advanced features needed for laboratory work. Here are some key differences between domestic dishwashers and laboratory glassware washers: Pump and rinsing systems Domestic washers […] ... Read More

What is the Difference between Soda-lime Glass and Borosilicate Glass?

Borosilicate Glass Borosilicate glass is an “engineered “glass developed specifically for use in laboratories and applications where thermal, mechanical and chemical conditions are too harsh for standard, household-type soda lime glass. It is a type of glass with silica and boron trioxide as the main glass-forming constituents. Borosilicate glasses are resistant to thermal shock more than other kinds of […] ... Read More

How to Read a Meniscus in Chemistry

Liquids are difficult to measure with the naked eye due to surface tensions causing a meniscus to form on the circumference of the measuring object. In this article, you will learn what a meniscus is, why it forms and how you can accurately and precisely measure the volume of a liquid in laboratory graduated measuring […] ... Read More

The Different Types of Glass in the Lab

Glassware in the form of beakers, petri dishes, vials, burettes and cylinders among others has always been a part of even the smallest laboratories. This is because of the unique inert qualities that allow chemical substances to be placed inside it. However, not all glassware is equal. There are different materials used in making laboratory glass such as […] ... Read More

What is the difference between TD and TC Pipettes?

Do you ever get confused with the terms “TC” or “TD”? A pipette is either calibrated to “TC” or “TD” and abbreviations are normally printed on the side or bulb of the pipette. TC or TD abbreviated for “to contain” and “to deliver” respectively. In a ‘TC’ marked pipette, the contained quantity of the liquid […] ... Read More

Sparkling Glassware Without the Side Effects

When it comes to your laboratory, superior cleaning power is required that simply cannot be achieved with your standard domestic products. Specialised laboratory decontaminants and cleaners are available to give you excellent performance. These types of cleaning products go far above and beyond the power of standard domestic cleaning products and as you would expect, […] ... Read More

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