Tubes and Vials
Falcon™ Round-Bottom Polystyrene Tubes
Constructed of optically clear polystyrene for easy viewing of sample. Corning™ Falcon™ Round-Bottom Polystyrene Tubes are widely used and referenced in laboratory protocols.
Thermo Scientific™ Nunc™ 15mL and 50mL Conical Sterile Polypropylene Centrifuge Tubes
These premium, high-quality conical tubes are environmentally friendly, and allow for increased traceability with the largest writing area on the market.
Fisherbrand™ Easy Reader™ Conical Polypropylene Centrifuge Tubes
Imprinted clear black graduations ensure accurate readings
DWK Life Sciences Kimble™ KIMAX™ 50mL Conical-Bottom Glass Centrifuge Tubes
This Standard Taper KIMAX™ tube is graduated and reusable.
Thermo Scientific™ 8mm Autosampler Vial Screw Thread Caps
Available in an variety of styles to match your application. Pre-assembled caps and septa minimize contamination.
Thermo Scientific™ Nunc™ Biobanking and Cell Culture Cryogenic Tubes
Store samples from general cold storage to the vapor phase of liquid nitrogen with Thermo Scientific™ Nunc™ Biobanking and Cell Culture Cryogenic Tubes.
Thermo Scientific™ Thermo-Flask™ Benchtop Liquid Nitrogen Containers
Maximize coolant retention with Thermo Scientific™ Thermo-Flask™ Benchtop Liquid Nitrogen Containers, which contain inner vessels of borosilicate.
Fisherbrand™ Externally and Internally Threaded Cryogenic Storage Vials
Choice of externally threaded vials with HDPE closures for aseptic technique, or internally threaded vials featuring polypropylene closures with silicone gasket for tight seal
Thermo Scientific™ National Crimp-Top Autosampler Vials
Thermo Scientific™ National Crimp-Top Autosampler Vials are offered as clear or amber, in a range of sizes.
Duran™ PBT Screw Caps
Manufactured from Polybutylene terephthalate (PBT) DURAN™ PBT Screw Caps have excellent temperature and chemical resistance
Duran™ AR Glass Disposable Culture Tubes
Disposable culture tubes for general purpose. DURAN™ AR Glass Disposable Culture Tubes are used in the laboratory setting.
BD Vacutainer™ Plastic Blood Collection Tubes for Trace Element Testing: Serum Clot Activator
Evacuated blood collection tubes for trace element testing
Lonza Pyrogen-free Test Tubes
Recommended for use as reaction tubes in gel clot assays. Lonza™ Pyrogen-free Test Tubes Product are made from USP Type 1 flint borosilicate glass and contain less than 0.005 EU/ml endotoxin.
Applied Biosystems™ MicroAmp™ Optical 8-Cap Strips
Tight seal minimizes evaporation and contamination
DWK Life Sciences Kimble™ KIMAX™ 100mL 8 in. Oil Centrifuge Tubes
KIMAX™ tube used in the determination of water and sediment in crude mineral oils, fuel oils and petroleum products; of precipitate formed by centrifuging definite quantities of steam cylinder stocks, black oils and lubricating oils; and in testing for acidity of distillation residues or hydrocarbon liquids of gasoline/petroleum solvents.
Thermo Scientific™ Tubes, 0.5 mL, flat cap, assorted colors
Minimize sample loss with the “snap shut” lids on these individual 0.5mL tubes for PCR applications.
Thermo Scientific™ Nalgene™ Oak Ridge High-Speed Centrifuge Tubes
Conduct high-speed centrifugation of aggressive chemicals with these tubes, suited for chloroform and phenol extractions in refrigerated machines up to 50,000 x g.
DWK Life Sciences Kimble™ KIMAX™ 100mL 8 in. Oil and Weathering (End Point Index) Centrifuge Tubes
Can be used in the determination of residues in Liquified Petroleum (LP) gases, ASTM Method D2158.
Thermo Scientific™ Nalgene™ Oak Ridge High-Speed PPCO Centrifuge Tubes
View contents of these contact-clear, Thermo Scientific™ Nalgene™ Oak Ridge High-Speed PPCO Centrifuge Tubes easily.
Fisherbrand™ Premium Microcentrifuge Tubes: 1.5mL
Available in eight colors or in assorted-color packs.
Falcon 50mL Conical Centrifuge Tubes
Tested to withstand centrifugation of 16,000 RCF in a fully supported rotor with room temperature water. Corning™ Falcon 50mL Conical Centrifuge Tubes are ideal for cell centrifugation; pelleting; separation by density gradients.
Thermo Scientific™ Nunc™ 200mL Centrifuge Tube
Process large batches more easily with Nunc 200mL centrifuge tubes, which are made from high-purity resins and can resist forces up to 7000 RCF.
Thermo Scientific™ Tubes and Flat Caps, strips of 8, assorted colors
Optimize PCR and qPCR with these 0.2 mL strip tubes, available as 8 tubes per strip in several colors or 12 tubes per strip.
Eppendorf™ Eppendorf Tubes™ Conical Tubes
Use these tubes for the simple and safe processing of sample volumes up to 5.0mL. Eppendorf Tubes™ represent the perfect option for working with medium–sized sample volumes.
Axygen™ 8-Strip PCR Tubes, 0.2mL
Available in a variety of colors for easy sample identification. Axygen™ 8-Strip PCR Tubes, 0.2mL are constructed of sturdy polypropylene. Each non-sterile, conical tube features thin and consistent wall thickness. Sold with flat or domed caps to prevent sample loss or without caps.
DWK Life Sciences Wheaton™ Liquid Scintillation Vials
Maintain the integrity of seals with a variety of cap liners. Wheaton™ Liquid Scintillation Vials are manufactured from rigid yet flexible HDPE plastic.
Fisherbrand™ Easy Reader™ Conical Polyethylene Teraphthalate Centrifuge Tubes
Manufactured with PET for crystal clarity
Corning™ Internally Threaded Cryogenic Vials
Manufactured from polypropylene for stability in extreme temperature conditions. Corning™ Internally Threaded Cryogenic Vials provide a safe and secure vessel for ultra-low temperature storage of valuable cell cultures and biological samples.
Laboratory tubes and vials are essential items of glassware or plasticware found in most laboratories. They encompass a broad range of products ranging from general purpose test tubes through to centrifuge tubes, microtubes and vials.
Tubes and vials can be manufactured from glass for high heat and chemical resistance (soda lime and borosilicate) or plastics such as polypropylene, polystyrene or fluoropolymer. Amber or black materials are available for light-sensitive samples. Many are autoclavable and reusable, some are designed to be disposable and single-use only.
Tubes and vials are supplied in a range of heights, diameters, wall thicknesses, bottom shapes (round or flat), rim and closure styles in capacities from a few microlitres up to 25mL. Closures can be simple stoppers, screw-tops, push-tops, snap-tops or crimp-tops. Tubes and vials may be supplied sterile (especially for cell culture or microbiological applications) or non-sterile for more general laboratory use. They can also be graduated with write-on patches for labelling.
- Special centrifuge and microcentrifuge tubes are designed to withstand high centrifugal forces without rupturing
- Specialist tubes for molecular biology techniques are low-binding, DNase/RNase and protease free
- Speciality tubes for cryogenic storage (sometimes called ‘cryotubes’) can withstand long-term exposure to ultra-low temperatures
- Vials for HPLC and GC may be supplied with special septum seals
Applications are numerous. They include:
- General biological and chemical assays and tests
- Sample and specimen storage
- Teaching and demonstration
- Cell and microbial culture
Specific analytical applications such as HPLC, GC and NMR and specialist biological techniques such as PCR