What are tiny test tubes called?
Centrifuge Tube Centrifuge tubes look like miniature test tubes that have tapered tips. These can be made of the glass and plastic.
What are micro test tubes used for?
The micro test tubes are: Suitable for general-purpose benchtop centrifuge use. Constructed with sturdy, uniform walls that easily withstand up to 13,000 x g. Autoclavable to 120°C and freezable to –80°C.
How do you make a test tube?
Making a Test Tube
- Select some 10 to 18 mm OD tubing.
- Light your torch and adjust the flame to match the tubing diameter.
- Grasp the tubing with both hands and start rotating it.
- Place the rotating tube in the flame at the halfway (8″) point.
What material is used for small diameter labs?
Beakers are commonly made of glass (today usually borosilicate glass), but can also be in metal (such as stainless steel or aluminum) or certain plastics (notably polythene, polypropylene, PTFE). A common use for polypropylene beakers is gamma spectral analysis of liquid and solid samples.
What material are Eppendorf tubes?
Eppendorf Tubes are single-use tubes made from polypropylene for preparing, mixing, centrifuging, transporting and storing solid and liquid samples and reagents. The product can be used for training, routine and research laboratories in the areas of life sciences, industry or chemistry.
How are plastic test tubes made?
It is used to hold chemicals. Test tubes made from plastics are formed using injection molding. Injection molding is a process in which plastic is heated and then injected, under pressure, into a test tube mold commonly made from metal.
What can I use instead of test tube?
Substitute: a wide glass jar can be used if a single test tube will stand upright with enough tube above the jar so that you can grab it easily with your holder, and still not spill. funnel for filtering and pouring liquids into the test tubes (the narrow end of the funnel must fit in your smallest test tube).