From leaky joints to glass that can’t support a deep vacuum, to poor quality components that crack under stress, we’ve seen it all. Our goal was to deliver consistent quality and raise the bar for durability in real-world applications.
Only when we felt that we could fully rely on our laboratory glassware in our own facilities did we know that we were ready to put these products out into the world. With an ultra low coefficient of expansion, this type of material is resistant to both heat and chemical attacks.
Borosilicate glass can handle thermal stress and withstand high temperatures. That’s why we recommend buying a spare for all essential glassware components to avoid unnecessary delays in your laboratory operation in the event of an accident.
If you are unsure about whether your specific case is covered or not, give us a call, and we’ll do our best to help. Glass laboratory components are vital for controlling the flow of liquids or fluids within your set-up.
Coupled with a valve, you can precisely control the movement of liquids in your system. Contrary to popular opinion, glass makes an excellent choice for creating an airtight seal with joints.
A barbed hosing adapter coupled with flexible tubing (such as the one offered by Version) can help you connect disparate pieces together. Simple valves (or stopcocks) can easily and precisely control the flow in your system.
If you recall your first chemistry class, you’ll remember that glass is an excellent choice for volumetric measurements that require high precision. It can either be soaked in a liquid bath with detergents or other cleaners, or if the glass is tough enough, it can withstand sonication.
Collecting or storing reagents or samples Conducting experiments Performing testing in a controlled environment Creating an air-tight seal (together with vacuum grease) for use in vacuum systems Condensing or evaporating liquids Cooling or heating samples safely while avoiding contaminants Observing reactions when total transparency is required (for example to observe changes in color) Controlling the flow of fluid Accurately measuring the volume of liquids Dispensing precise amounts of certain liquids Applications in which easy cleaning is a necessity & much more! Bottles and Jars Get glass or plastic containers for storing your solutions and mixtures safely.
From the Learning Center Glassware & plastic ware are the foundation of any science lab. Explore different types of equipment and find easy hands-on experiments that use only lab glass and common household items.
Back to Top Get the chemistry glassware and plastic ware you need for your home or school chemistry lab! Be sure to check bulk pricing discounts if you’re ordering laboratory glassware or plastic ware for a home school, co-op, or classroom lab.
All Home Science Tools (HST) products come with a 90-day satisfaction guarantee. “Purchased glassware and chemicals to perform science demonstrations for grandkids aged 6-19.
It's always packaged carefully and if it does happen to break during shipping, they replace it for you without a fuss.” Our glassware is transparent, which will make it easier for your student(s) to read markings and measurements.
Our glassware doesn’t leach chemicals so your students’ work will be free from contamination. Perhaps most important? Your students will feel like real scientists using glassware during chem lab! Choose from glass beakers, flasks, graduated cylinders, test tubes, funnels, bottles, whole chemistry kits (including our deluxe chemistry glassware set), and supporting equipment: crucibles, evaporating dishes, mortar and pestles, stoppers, tubing, and spot plates.
HST’s chemistry plastic ware, made from strong polypropylene, is an affordable option for any laboratory. Many customers choose plastic ware for elementary school students and other young scientists. You can ensure a long shelf life for your equipment by taking two precautions:First, never put plastic ware over an open flame or on a hot surface.
When in doubt, check the specs of the equipment and the safety sheet of the chemical. Choose from plastic beakers, graduated cylinders, test tubes, funnels, bottles, jars, and stoppers. This helps ensure chemicals don’t stick. You can use non-abrasive liquid soap to clean your glassware by hand.
You’ll want to store your laboratory equipment and chemistry glassware in a place where it won’t collect dust. Make sure your glassware is in a stable position, where it won’t roll, fall, or collide with other equipment.
The process for cleaning and storing your chemistry plastic ware is similar to that of glassware. You can wash by hand, in a sink, with liquid soap and a soft cloth or sponge.