We gratefully acknowledge the support of Adam C. Lindsey and the group of researchers at the Scintillation Materials Research Center, University of Tennessee, Knoxville.  Adam approached us last December inquiring about our Quartz ampoules...

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Pipettes and burettes, what’s the dif? The Pipettes, not to be confused with the British Indie Pop band of the same name, are used in various applications to carry a measured quantity of liquids....

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Taking the ampoule, containing the melt, out of the furnace and dipping it in water can be dangerous sometimes. There are a few videos on youtube showing an ampoule explode when trying to quench...

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In one or two blogs, we mentioned that we would be sharing information on how to seal Quartz ampoules. Well, the time has come and this short video shows the two most commonly used...

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From time to time, we receive requests from customers and prospective customers asking questions ranging from “how to seal a Quartz ampoule” to “what kind of equipment is required for chemical vapour transport synthesis...

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Wilhelm Schlenk was a German Chemist who passed away in 1943. He specialized in Organic Chemistry. He discovered Organolithium. He is best remembered for inventing the Schlenk flask; the main technique for using such a...

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Before our finished products are in the hands of our customers, there are a number of things that need to come together before we even begin manufacturing the orders. That’s where our suppliers come...

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We are continuing our work with carbon coating of Quartz Glass surfaces. As mentioned in a previous blog, we have developed techniques for depositing a layer of pyrolysed carbon onto a heated Quartz glass...

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Once in a while, we are asked to make something out of soda-lime glass. What is soda-lime glass? It is glass that melts at a lower temperature than borosilicate. Its resistance to chemicals is...

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Some of the Quartz ampoules we manufacture are shipped to customers involved with the development of solar cells, and to others who are perfecting fuel cells that offer zero thermal expansion. Although found in...

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