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DWK safety blog - working safely with pressure
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DWK safety blog - working safely with pressure

Working with pressure/vacuum conditions in the lab is common but not all products are designed to withstand this. Products with appropriate geometry and wall thickness are suitable for working safely with pressure. For example, filtering flasks, desiccators, or flat flange vessels, as well as products like the DURAN® pressure plus+ range of bottles. These provide guaranteed vacuum and pressure...
Reducing Spillages
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DWK Safety Blog - Reducing Spillages

Spillages are a common occurrence in the lab and can be a health and safety risk. The spilled contents themselves could be hazardous to those in the laboratory, as well as the spilled liquid being a slip hazard if on the floor which could cause injury. This blog will cover 5 ways of reducing spillages to improve safety in the lab. Image of spilled chemicals 1. DURAN® and KIMBLE® Sili...
Preventing Cross Contamination
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DWK safety blog - Preventing Cross Contamination

Cross-contamination is a major issue in any lab setting as it can lead to inaccurate results, compromised experiments and even safety risks. Cross-contamination can occur when samples, equipment, or instrumentation are not properly sterilised between uses, and it can be a challenge to prevent it in a busy lab environment. This blog will cover some tips to help avoid cross-contamination of chem...
heating laboratory glass
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DWK safety tips and tricks - heating laboratory glass

Heating glassware is an important topic as heat can change the volume of the glassware if the temperature used is too high. The maximum temperature for heating the glass depends on the specifications and what type of glass is used. For example, borosilicate glassware provides a lower coefficient of expansion than other glass types such as soda lime glass. Another note is that not all glassware...
DWKs Safety Badges
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Understanding DWKs 'Go Safe, Trust in DWK' Safety Badges

The new DWK campaign aims to assist in user safety with their products. Using the slogan 'Go Safe, Trust In DWK', this range of products have safety features with clear benefits to the user compared to standard items. To assist in understanding what benefits certain items can offer you, DWK have created safety badges which categorise different features. These are: Built stronger, safer hand...
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...
Double Walled Jacketed Duran Bottles
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Double walled jacketed Duran bottles for temperature control

The Duran Group has extended their range of wide mouth laboratory bottles by introducing two new double walled or jacketed bottles for temperature control of samples and experiments. [caption id="attachment_11619" align="aligncenter" width="253"] The new double walled GLS 80 bottles by The Duran Group[/caption] These GLS 80 bottles incorporate a jacket which can be used to circulated ...
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