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Quickfit® Glassware
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Q: My Quickfit® Glassware joint sizes do not match, what can I do?

A: Use one of the Quickfit® expansion or reduction adapters Quickfit® glassware comes with a range of joint sizes. When the joint size of one piece of glassware match with that of another, connecting them within your set up is easy. However, things may not be so straightforward and some items may only come in a limited choice of joint sizes. In this case, there is a handy range of reduction ...

Interchangeable Laboratory Glassware
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Interchangeable Laboratory Glassware - Quickfit® Understanding the Connections

How often have you spent time trying to find the right pieces of glassware to fit together to construct your set-up? A Flexible Interchangeable Range Quickfit® back in 1934 pioneered the idea of interchangeable laboratory glassware based on set joint sizes aimed to tackle this issue. Today this range comprises of over 1000 products, most of which feature their signature conical ground glass joi...
Laboratory Glassware
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What are the Differences Between Glass Types commonly used for Laboratory Glassware?

Glass types can be confusing to understand, however, the variation in chemical composition provides the glass with different properties.  Two types of glass commonly used for laboratory glassware  are Soda-Lime and Borosilicate glass. Glass Chemical Composition The chemical composition of each glass type varies to give rise to unique properties: Expansion borosilicate gla...
Laboratory Glassware
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What gives Pyrex glassware its advantages?

Pyrex® is borosilicate glass which differs from other glass types as it possesses unique properties of high resistance to chemical exposure, thermal expansion and thermal shock.  This has advantages in laboratory uses, a key one being where glassware is directly heated, in beakerstest tubes or flasks. Let's look at some of these properties in more detail and see their advantages.

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Need a large vessel to culture organisms?

Fernbach culture flasks from Scilabware are ideally suited to large volume cell cultures where a large surface area to volume ratio is required. Three baffle indents maximize oxygen transfer to the culture medium. Manufactured from Pyrex® borosilicate glass for the maximum chemical resistance and optical clarity, Fernbach flasks are available in two versions, Delong neck and screwcap. . ...

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