5 Results for tag Plasticware

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

What is the difference between polystyrene (ps) and polypropylene (pp) in regards to resistance to acids/bases/chemicals?

Polypropylene and polystyrene are two types of commonly used polymers in the manufacture of plastic laboratory consumables. Polymers are large molecules that have the same structural unit repeating over and over.  The repeating units are called monomers. Polypropylene and polystyrene are both similar in many applications, but there are some inherent differences between them that make them […] ... Read More

10 Tips to Improve Your Pipetting Technique

It is important to establish a proper pipetting technique as poor techniques can dramatically reduce the accuracy and performance of the pipettor. It is worth taking the time to fine tune your technique to ensure you are working as efficiently and effectively as possible. We have compiled a list of the top 10 pipetting technique […] ... Read More

3 Things to Consider when Choosing a Centrifuge Tube

Centrifuge tubes range a lot in terms of quality and performance. There are multiple factors that contribute to the overall quality of the tube that we will discuss in this article. It’s important to take into account your own requirements of a tube and then choose a tube that is going to best suit these […] ... Read More

A Guide to Choosing a Pipette Tip

There are an array of pipette tips available in the market and it can become difficult to select an appropriate tip for your application. Not only do you need to find a tip that fits your pipette, you also need to decide on the type of tip and the quality of the tip. We’ve compiled […] ... Read More

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