Snap-together conical tube racks, polypropylene
Among the most common items you will find in any biology laboratory are test tubes. They are a piece of clear plastic tube open at the top and closed at the bottom. They are very common in biology related sciences for handling and culturing all kinds of live organisms, such as molds, bacteria, seedlings, plant cuttings, etc. Despite test tubes have a very basic structure; they are useful in many different fields in science. They have a wide range of uses inside your laboratory. Tube racks are very important items in your laboratory to keep everything in order.
Test tube racks
The test tubes racks we are mentioning usually go in special-purpose racks. Some of these racks are especially designed to hold the tubes in a nearly horizontal position to maximize the surface of the culture medium that is inside. This test tube rack model has an easy-to-assemble feature with the polypropylene racks that can snap together in a secure way in a matter of seconds.
Laboratory tube racks
When it comes to the conduction of experiments, scientists and lab operators tend to use many different tools, with different functions and complexity, but with the same importance in the scientific research or study. Having the right support for your test tubes becomes a key factor when conducting any kind of testing or analysis in your laboratory.
Plastic tube racks
These are polypropylene test tube racks the material they are made from is a thermoplastic polymer resistant to many chemical solvents, bases and acids. This particular feature makes these boxes the most suitable for keeping you lab ware safe. Another important factor is that polypropylene’s melting point is 130 degrees Celsius. In addition, another important thing to keep in mind is that these racks are designed for stable use in water baths.
In addition, this rack model features an alphanumeric grid reference that becomes in a helpful detail when you want to identify any tube. You should also know that they are shipped flat. Another important feature about these test tubes racks is that they fit test tubes that have a 12 mm to 21 mm diameter. Moreover, this important device is suitable for autoclaving at a 121 degrees Celsius temperature.
- Easy-to-assemble polypropylene racks snap together securely.
- Designed for stable use in water baths.
- Features alphanumeric grid reference aids for tube identification.
- Shipped flat wells for 15ml tubes measure 17mm Dia., wells for 50ml tubes measure 28mm dia.