Sandfire Scientific Ltd has been manufacturing custom-made scientific glassware for over 40 years. And even after all this time, the requests we receive from our customers never cease to amaze us. Our customers usually...

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Meet Victor, our new employee and apprentice Scientific Glassblower. We hired him fresh out of graduating from Salem Community College; the only school that has a scientific glassblowing component in either the US or...

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As part of improving our customer service and overall quality, we are in the final stages of completing a clean box. An increasing number of our customers require items bearing little contaminants. And that...

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We’re not into name dropping, but what the hey. Once in a while, it doesn’t hurt. So, here’s a list of colleges and universities that use our plain and carbon coated Quartz ampoules, as...

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Hydrophobicity. Now, there’s a word you don’t hear every day. It is the property of a hydrophobe molecule, which, as its name implies is horrified by water. Well, in reality, it is not so...

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It takes a special kind of person to stand or sit at a bench or lathe for hours on end and to work mainly with borosilicate or quartz glass. Unlike soft glass, they require...

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As we ponder whether we should switch our existing internet service from Asymmetric DSL using our fax line and supplied by copper wire, to a much faster mode of delivery by fiber optic, we...

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Quartz furnace tubes are one of the items we manufacture at Sandfire Scientific for the mining industry. The photo above shows a large diameter tube; over 350mm OD, although tubing size varies depending on...

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As we look back at 2015, our Quartz ampules, or ampoules, are increasingly in demand; whether they are plain or carbon coated. Why put a layer of carbon inside your ampoule? The main reason...

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