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  • The Importance of Flocculators
    December 7, 2022

    The Importance of Flocculators

    Flocculators are important devices that help identify large clusters of solids, also known as "flocs", to be removed from storm water, wastewater or drinking water facilities.  The water treatment often involves the use of chemical agents to help clean the...

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  • Lab Safety and Apparel - Setting Yourself Up for Success!
    October 18, 2022

    Lab Safety and Apparel - Setting Yourself Up for Success!

    Here at Sonic Supply, we offer a variety of equipment and apparel from brands such as United Scientific, Eisco Labs and Globe Scientific to provide you all of the essential safety equipment and apparel your lab needs.  Invest in your laboratory safety equipment with us!

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  • What is Borosilicate Glass and Where to Find the Best Bargain Sonic Supply
    August 17, 2022

    What is Borosilicate Glass and Where to Find the Best Bargain

    Borosilicate Glass is a unique and special type of glass that contains silica and most importantly boron trioxide, which strengthens the resistance of the glass to extreme heat temperatures and provides thermal shock resistance.

    As a result, Borosilicate Glass is the ideal glassware to use in the lab to handle chemicals and ensure resistance to breaking or cracking while being subject to extreme temperature changes. 

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  • A Guide to Magnetic, Hotplate, and Overhead Laboratory Stirrers Sonic Supply
    August 2, 2022

    A Guide to Magnetic, Hotplate, and Overhead Laboratory Stirrers

    When working in a laboratory, it may be necessary to mix, combine, or homogenize different liquids. The three most common laboratory stirrers are magnetic, hotplate, and overhead stirrers. Each stirrer is used for a specific purpose, so it is important to know the differences between them to buy the best one for your needs. This blog will describe what a laboratory stirrer is, what the various kinds are, and which one is best for your laboratory.

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  • Heating Up! A Guide to Gravity Convection Ovens Sonic Supply
    July 15, 2022

    Heating Up! A Guide to Gravity Convection Ovens

    You may have heard of, or even cooked your favorite meal in, a regular convection oven. Relatively small and compact, they have become common additions to any household kitchen counter over the last few years. In the laboratory, there’s usually no need to make toast or roast veggies, however, there may be a need to dry or heat up delicate samples. Therefore, a gravity convection oven is the perfect fit for your lab space.
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  • What is a Burette? Sonic Supply
    May 17, 2022

    What is a Burette?

      For dispensing liquids in specific volumes, lab workers have the option of choosing a burette or a pipette. We’ve talked about pipettes before, so in this post, we’ll look at burettes and why they may be right for you. ...

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  • Manual vs Electronic Pipetting:  What's The Difference? Sonic Supply
    April 26, 2022

    Manual vs Electronic Pipetting: What's The Difference?

    Pipettes are a daily-use instrument in laboratories that help accurately measure and dispense micro-volumes of liquids or fluids. While manual pipettes have always come in a variety of different shapes and sizes, the invention of the electronic pipette revolutionized testing...

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  • How to Clean Laboratory Glassware Sonic Supply
    March 17, 2022

    How to Clean Laboratory Glassware

    In a lab, glassware must be physically and chemically clean. For some labs, it must also be bacteriologically clean or sterile. In this blog post, Sonic Supply will look at how to clean laboratory glassware the right way, including which...

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  • Pipetting 101 Sonic Supply
    February 28, 2022

    Pipetting 101

    One of the most important laboratory tools, a pipette is used in a wide variety of different industries to make transferring liquid safer and easier, but it’s not always clear how to use them. In this blog, we’ll show you...

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