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What are the different types of plastic?
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What are the different types of plastic?

Plastic is a material made from polymers that can be shaped and moulded for various uses. When looking for a product you need, you might notice things such as ‘PP’, ‘LDPE’ and many others in relation to plastic. These refer to the different forms of plastics, as each have different properties, making them better suited for certain products. High-Density Polyethylene (HDPE) This type of p...
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Can you use a pipette at liquid nitrogen temperatures?

Yes is the answer. There are special purpose pipettes available from Camlab that can be frozen down to -196°C. Made from transparent inert, low intensity polyethylene. There are two types available, 0.5ml and 1.3ml. Main Features: Shatter-proof, reduces risk of contamination and safety hazards from broken glass as with many standard pipettes. These LDPE plastic pipettes are made of non...

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