Transparent Glass Test Tube

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Model Number: NH-90483

Brand: Niche HealthCare

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A glass test tube is a cylindrical, transparent or semi-transparent tube made of glass, commonly used in laboratories for various scientific experiments and analyses. Test tubes are versatile containers that can hold liquids or solids and are an integral part of equipment in chemistry, biology, and other scientific disciplines.

Here are some key features and characteristics of glass test tubes:

Material: Glass test tubes are typically made from borosilicate glass, a type of glass that is resistant to thermal shock and chemical reactions. This makes them suitable for a wide range of laboratory applications.

Shape: Test tubes have a cylindrical shape with an open top and a rounded or flat bottom. The open end allows for easy pouring and dispensing of liquids, while the closed end provides stability when placed in a test tube rack.

Size: Test tubes come in various sizes, ranging from small tubes with a few milliliters of capacity to larger tubes that can hold several dozen milliliters or more. The size of the test tube is chosen based on the specific needs of the experiment or analysis.

Usage: Glass test tubes are used for a variety of purposes in the laboratory, including mixing, heating, and storing small quantities of liquids or substances. They are commonly employed in tasks such as chemical reactions, sample storage, and culturing microorganisms.

Heat Resistance: Borosilicate glass, commonly used in test tubes, is heat-resistant and can withstand high temperatures. This makes glass test tubes suitable for applications that involve heating or exposing substances to elevated temperatures.

Chemical Resistance: Glass test tubes are resistant to chemical corrosion, allowing them to be used with a wide range of acids, bases, and other chemicals without reacting or degrading.

Cleaning and Sterilization: Glass test tubes are easy to clean and can be sterilized through methods such as autoclaving. This ensures that the tubes remain free from contaminants between uses.

Test Tube Racks: Test tubes are often stored in test tube racks, which help organize and secure them during experiments. These racks are designed to hold multiple test tubes in an upright position.

Glass test tubes are fundamental tools in laboratories, and their transparent nature allows researchers to observe reactions, changes, or the appearance of samples. While glass is a common material, there are also plastic alternatives for disposable or shatter-resistant applications. The choice between glass and plastic depends on the specific requirements of the experiment and the substances being handled.

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