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  • What is Borosilicate Glass and Where to Find the Best Bargain
    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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  • Heating Up! A Guide to Gravity Convection Ovens
    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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • December 2, 2021

    What is a Tube Furnace?

    A tube furnace is an electric heating device used to conduct syntheses and purifications of compounds, usually inorganic but occasionally organic. Simply put, they process small samples or heat them in an inert atmosphere to a wide variety of temperature ranges. Refractory heating coils or...

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  • October 6, 2021

    Selecting the Right Bottle Top Dispenser

    Bottle top dispensers are versatile and widely used pieces of lab equipment that possess all kinds of benefits to their user. In this blog, we’re going to look at some of the main bottle top dispensers' uses, as well as some of the benefits they can bring to...

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  • August 27, 2021

    What Type of Glassware is Used in a Laboratory?

    Laboratory glassware is even more complicated than which beer glass is appropriate for a craft brew.  After all, drinking an IPA from a pilsner glass won’t ruin an experiment! Let’s take a look at the classifications of lab glassware. What...

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