How does the transparent water bath in the laboratory work?

The clear water bath is a common piece of equipment in many laboratories. It is used for a variety of tasks, including culture incubation, serological sample testing and heating reagents. The bath uses a heating element to maintain a constant temperature, usually between 37 and 60 degrees Celsius. The water is kept rolling by a pump, and the level is maintained by a float switch.

The bathroom is usually placed on a bench or on an extractor hood, and is connected to a power outlet. The equipment should be filled with distilled water before use. The water level should be checked regularly, and the bath should be emptied and refilled as necessary.


The bath is covered with a lid when not in use to prevent evaporation and contamination. The lid should be carefully lifted to avoid disturbing the water surface. Incubating cultures in the water bath provides a warm and stable environment for them to grow. The bath can also be used to test serology samples for antibodies. Blood samples are mixed with reagents in test tubes, which are then placed in the water bath. After some time, the results can be observed.

The water bath can also be used to heat reagents that are sensitive to temperature changes. Reagents normally stored in the refrigerator can be placed in the bath to equilibrate to room temperature.

The clear water bath is a versatile and essential piece of equipment in many laboratories. It is important to use the bath correctly, to avoid pollution and water loss.

Advice on use

Incubation and serology laboratory tests require the use of clean, contaminant-free water. The water in the Clear Water Bath Laboratory meets these requirements and is ideal for this purpose. The water is protected from contact with the air by a layer of vegetable oil, which prevents contamination. It is also free of chlorine and other chemicals that can contaminate samples. It is easy to use, simply pour the water into the container, place the sample in the water and wait for the incubation or serology to finish. Once testing is complete, the water in the clear water bath lab can be disposed of down the drain.

Finally, the use of the clear water bath laboratory is safe and effective for incubation and serology testing. It is high quality equipment and is protected against pollution.

Transparent water baths, brand Kalstein

At Kalstein, we offer you the best technology in laboratory equipment, and the Transparent Water Bath is the ideal one, belonging to the YR series, designed to meet our users’ requirements. It has a transparent chamber design, with a great improvement in temperature uniformity and precision, specially designed for tissue culture, enzymatic reaction studies, growth observation studies, etc. Visit our catalog HERE