Frequently Asked Questions

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What is KIMAX®?
Is KIMAX® glass the same as PYREX® glass?
What is KIMAX® KG-33 Glass?
What is KIMAX® N-51A Glass?
What is KIMAX® KG-35 Glass?
What are the differences between KG-33 and N-51A glass?
What are the differences between RAY-SORB® and Amber Glasses?
What is the difference between a "partial immersion" and a "total immersion" thermometer?
What are the differences between Class A and Class B glassware?
When do I use the blow-out method on pipets?
What is "serialized and certified" glassware?
What is the difference between "To Contain" and "To Deliver"?
What causes smoke rings in finished culture tubes?
How do I separate ground joints that have become frozen?
How do I clean fritted ware?
Is sodium hydroxide okay to use with burets?
What techniques are recommended for removing air bubbles that are left in the tip of a buret after filling?
How are laboratory consumables sterilized?
What is involved in sterile processing by heat?
What are some of the potential effects of pipette sterilization?
What is heparinization and why is it used for blood collection tubes?
What are some of the common laboratory uses for blood collection tubes?
Can Kimble Chase glass products be recycled?