Posts tagged 'PTFE'

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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How can I stop QuickFit joints from sticking without grease?

QuickFit joints make building complex glassware apparatus setups easy with their standardized fittings that slot together with a tight seal. One problem that is often encountered is glassware sticking at QuickFit joints. When the apparatus has been exposed to temperature changes that have caused it to expand or contract, or when it has simply been left in place for a long time, the two piece...

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How do I choose a magnetic stirring bar / magnetic flea?

Choosing a magnetic stir bar (also known as magnetic fleas) which is the right shape and size for your task can make the stirring action much more effective. [caption id="attachment_8163" align="aligncenter" width="300"] Mixing with a magnetic stir bar on a hotplate stirrer[/caption] Use our guide below to choose a suitable magnetic stirring bar... Choosing the right shape of magne...

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Thermotech PTFE Beakers for strong heating

PTFE offers a great alternative to glass for laboratory items, because of it's strength, chemical resistance and high purity. For strong heating in a PTFE beaker, for example boiling of liquids on a hotplate, Cowie Technology offer their new Thermotech beakers with a unique PTFE-carbon base for added strength and stability. [caption id="attachment_8069" align="aligncenter" width="225"] Th...

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Camlab Syringe Filters

Do you want accurate and high quality results without breaking the bank? SAVE OVER BRANDED FILTERS! Our new range of syringe filters are ideal for numerous applications in pharmaceutical, environmental, biotechnology, food/bev and agricultural testing laboratories. The Camlab range includes: NYL Polyamide MCE (Mixed Cellulose Ester) PVDF (polyvinylidene fluoride) PTFE (polytetra-f...

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