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Safety matters. And in the lab, safety matters a lot.

However, selecting the safest type of labware for an application can be overlooked.

With more than 100 years of commitment to innovation across our business, we have created a wide range of products designed to improve lab safety, protecting you, your colleagues, and the contents you are working with.

Our lab safety products are divided into several core categories, each with their own safety benefits. To make key safety attributes easy to identify we have also introduced four safety badges.

Our Built Stronger badge is assigned to products with greater levels of robustness and durability. Our Safer Handling badge is assigned to products that are easier to handle and use during day to day lab work. Our Spill Protection badge is assigned to products that reduce the risk of accidental spills or leaks. And our UV Protection badge is assigned to products that protect contents from UV light damage.

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Built Stronger

Safer Handling

Spill Protection

UV Protection

Plastic Coated Glassware

Virtually inert borosilicate glass meets an external plastic safety coating.

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Pressure Resistant Laboratory Bottles

Modified geometry for improved pressure resistance.

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Bottle Carrying
Systems

Safe and convenient carrier for transporting large volume bottles.

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Cryogenic Vials

Featuring a patented cap seal for safer sample handling.

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Jointed Glassware Clips

Ensures a safe connection without damaging laboratory glassware.

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Heavy Duty Labware

Labware featuring a reinforced rim for higher mechanical strength.

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Silicone Lids

Safe and sustainable way of covering laboratory containers of different shapes and sizes.

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Leak Resistant
Bottles

Superior double seal closure for ultimate leak resistance.

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Safety Venting
Wash Bottles

With patented DripLok vapour venting valve to reduce the risk of solvent drips.

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Plastic Screwthread Connectors

Ensures a secure connection between glassware and tubing.

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Vaccine Workflow

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Today, Together For Tomorrow

Find out how DWK Life Sciences can support your bio-processing and vaccine manufacturing needs, with a comprehensive product range including:

  • Sterile and non-sterile high-quality plastic products for sample collection and diagnostics in the field
  • Cell culture products and specialised solutions to support preclinical vaccine research, stability studies and more
  • Full-scale production and pharmaceutical packaging
 

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Products
DWK Life Sciences DURAN™ Triple-Neck Round Bottom Flask, with standard ground joint, angled side necks

DWK Life Sciences DURAN™ Triple-Neck Round Bottom Flask, with standard ground joint, angled side necks

Multi-neck pellets are used for distillation, fraction and reactions of all kinds. DURAN Round bottom flask, three necks, centre socket size 24/29, side socket size 14/23, 500ML

DWK Life Sciences Kimble™ Open-Top PolypropyleneScrew Thread Closures with Red PTFE-Faced Silicone Septa

DWK Life Sciences Kimble™ Open-Top PolypropyleneScrew Thread Closures with Red PTFE-Faced Silicone Septa

Autoclavable and used for multiple injections X1000 CLOSURE PRE-SLIT BLACK 8-42

DWK Life Sciences DURAN™ Filtering Flask, with KECK™ Assembly Set, Erlenmeyer shape

DWK Life Sciences DURAN™ Filtering Flask, with KECK™ Assembly Set, Erlenmeyer shape

The filtering flask is a thick-walled vessel which is used as a collecting vessel for the filtrate during filtration. X10 DURAN Filtering flasks, Erlenmeyer shape, with KECK assembly set, 250ML

DWK Life Sciences Wheaton™ Liquid Scintillation Vials

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.
X500 HDPE Liquid Scintillation Vial 20ml, 22-400 screw top w/Metal Foil lined PP Cap attached

DWK Life Sciences Kimble™ KIMAX™ 100mL 8 in. Oil Centrifuge Tubes

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. X12 Centrifuge tube oil 8' 100ml Pack of 12

DWK Life Sciences DURAN™ Desiccator Base, with flat flange, standard ground outlet (NS 24/29), type NOVUS, suitable for all types of lids

DWK Life Sciences DURAN™ Desiccator Base, with flat flange, standard ground outlet (NS 24/29), type NOVUS, suitable for all types of lids

The desiccator base is used to hold the desiccant and the substance to be dried. The lower part is covered with the matching lid. DURAN Desiccator bases with plane flange and NS-tubulature (24/29), type NOVUS, DN 300

DWK Life Sciences DURAN™ Twin-Neck Round Bottom Flask, with standard ground joint, angled side neck

DWK Life Sciences DURAN™ Twin-Neck Round Bottom Flask, with standard ground joint, angled side neck

Multi-neck pellets are used for distillation, fraction and reactions of all kinds. DURAN Round bottom flask, two necks, centre socket size 29/32, side socket size 14/23, 2L

DWK Life Sciences Kimble™ KIMAX™ Class A Cassia Flask

DWK Life Sciences Kimble™ KIMAX™ Class A Cassia Flask

Calibrated “To Contain” X6 VOLUMETRIC FLASK CASSIA 100 ML

DWK Life Sciences Wheaton™ Arsine Generator, Modified

DWK Life Sciences Wheaton™ Arsine Generator, Modified

Modified for Arsine analysis Modified Arsine Generator

DWK Life Sciences Kimble™ Kontes™ Pellet Pestle™

DWK Life Sciences Kimble™ Kontes™ Pellet Pestle™

Use to resuspend protein and DNA pellets or grind soft tissue in microcentrifuge tubes PTFE-S/S PELLET PESTLE 0,5ML

DWK Life Sciences DURAN™ Jacketed Coil Condenser, with 2 standard ground joints, and 2 screw-on plastic hose connections

DWK Life Sciences DURAN™ Jacketed Coil Condenser, with 2 standard ground joints, and 2 screw-on plastic hose connections

Condenser with large cooling surface for condensing vapours from reaction mixtures with low boiling points (distillation). DURAN Jacketed coil condenser, w/2 screw-on plastic hose connections, NS 24/29, jacket length 250 mm

DWK Life Sciences DURAN™ Spare mixer screw cap GLS 80™ only

DWK Life Sciences DURAN™ Spare mixer screw cap GLS 80™ only

Easy to use GLS 80™ lab bottle based reactor system with tubing connectors for use with magnetic stirrers. Spare screw cap set for GLS 80 stirred reactor (blue/grey)

DWK Life Sciences DURAN™ Filtering Flask, with KECK™ Assembly Set, bottle shape

DWK Life Sciences DURAN™ Filtering Flask, with KECK™ Assembly Set, bottle shape

The filtering flask is a thick-walled vessel which is used as a collecting vessel for the filtrate during filtration. DURAN Filtering flasks, Bottle shape, with KECK assembly set, 15L

DWK Life Sciences DURAN™ Open Topped Screw Cap, Central Aperture, Red PBT

DWK Life Sciences DURAN™ Open Topped Screw Cap, Central Aperture, Red PBT

PBT screw cap with an open top and high temperature and chemical resistance. X10 Screw-caps with aperture, GL 14, PBT, red, aperture bore 9,5 mm

DWK Life Sciences Stainless Steel Desiccator Plate, Material: 1.4301, Type 304, rust-free

DWK Life Sciences Stainless Steel Desiccator Plate, Material: 1.4301, Type 304, rust-free

The desiccator insert is a sieve plate on which the substance to be dried is placed in an appropriate container. Metal desiccator plates, DN 200

DWK Life Sciences DURAN™ Original Laboratory Bottle, Clear, with DIN 168-1 Thread, Graduated

DWK Life Sciences DURAN™ Original Laboratory Bottle, Clear, with DIN 168-1 Thread, Graduated

The gold standard for multifunctional glass laboratory bottles. X10 DURAN Laboratory bottle, clear, graduated, GL32, with screw-cap and pouring ring (PP), 50ML

DWK Life Sciences KECK™ Assembly Set

DWK Life Sciences KECK™ Assembly Set

The KECK™ assembly set serves as a connection system for a suction bottle, via which the vacuum pump can be connected. X10 KECK assembly set for filtering flasks

DWK Life Sciences DURAN™ Protect Laboratory Bottle, Protect coated, Clear, With DIN Thread, Plastic Safetry Coated, Graduated

DWK Life Sciences DURAN™ Protect Laboratory Bottle, Protect coated, Clear, With DIN Thread, Plastic Safetry Coated, Graduated

Multifunctional glass laboratory bottles with protective safety coating. X10 DURAN protect, Laboratory bottle, plastic coated, GL 45, w/screw-cap and pouring ring (PP), 250M

DWK Life Sciences DURAN™ Erlenmeyer Flask, with standard ground joint

DWK Life Sciences DURAN™ Erlenmeyer Flask, with standard ground joint

Erlenmeyer flasks with standard ground joint allow, among other things, the storage of a solution through the tight closure of the vessel. X10 DURAN Erlenmeyer flask, NS 14/23, 25ML

DWK Life Sciences Kimble™ Kontes™ Ultra-Ware Three Hole Delivery Caps ETFE Nut Plug 1/4 in.

DWK Life Sciences Kimble™ Kontes™ Ultra-Ware Three Hole Delivery Caps ETFE Nut Plug 1/4 in.

Used to Seal Ports with Flat Bottom 1/4 in.-28 Threads Nut plug ETFE 01/04/28

DWK Life Sciences DURAN™ Vacuum Desiccator, with NOVUS standard ground joint (24/29) junction tube in the lid, with stopcock, with flat flange

DWK Life Sciences DURAN™ Vacuum Desiccator, with NOVUS standard ground joint (24/29) junction tube in the lid, with stopcock, with flat flange

The desiccator is used to store moisture-sensitive substances and to dry moist products. The NOVUS design has a standard ground joint (NS 24/29) junction tube in the lid. DURAN Vakuum Desiccator DN 200, w/NOVUS std. ground joint (NS 24/29) junction tube in the lid

DWK Life Sciences DURAN™ GLS 80™ Laboratory Bottle with Screw Cap and Pouring Ring, Wide Mouth, Amber, GLS 80™ Thread

DWK Life Sciences DURAN™ GLS 80™ Laboratory Bottle with Screw Cap and Pouring Ring, Wide Mouth, Amber, GLS 80™ Thread

Wide mouth, multifunctional glass laboratory bottles with UV protection. X10 DURAN GLS 80 Laboratory glass bottle, wide neck, amber, w/screw cap and pouring ring (PP), 1L

DWK Life Sciences DURAN™ Filter Crucible

DWK Life Sciences DURAN™ Filter Crucible

Filter crucibles are filters that are used like filter chutes in solid-liquid separation by means of vacuum. They are particularly suitable for precipitation, which must be dried to a constant weight. X10 DURAN Filter crucible, 30ML, porosity 4

DWK Life Sciences DURAN™ Flat Flange Lid, with center neck

DWK Life Sciences DURAN™ Flat Flange Lid, with center neck

The lid of a plane fan vessel is suitable for closing but also for combination with other ground joint components (e.g. dropping funnel, stirring shafts, etc.) due to the standard ground joints. DURAN Lid for filter apparatus, Witt type, wide rough-ground tubulature, DN 100, NECK NS 45/40

Kimble Chase X100 SAMPLE-VIAL 4ML KLAR 13-425

Kimble Chase X100 SAMPLE-VIAL 4ML KLAR 13-425

11635671 X100 SAMPLE-VIAL 4ML KLAR 13-425 X100 SAMPLE-VIAL 4ML KLAR 13-425

DWK Life Sciences Kimble™ KIMAX™ Conical-Bottom Glass Centrifuge Tubes: 15 mL Capacity

DWK Life Sciences Kimble™ KIMAX™ Conical-Bottom Glass Centrifuge Tubes: 15 mL Capacity

Withstand centrifugation up to 2980 RCF X12 PGLASS TUBE RED SCALE 15ML

DWK Life Sciences Kimble™ KIMAX™ Conical-Bottom Glass Centrifuge Tubes: 200mL Capacity

DWK Life Sciences Kimble™ KIMAX™ Conical-Bottom Glass Centrifuge Tubes: 200mL Capacity

Tubes are made from borosilicate glass in compliance with ASTM Specification E438, Type I, Class A or B glass requirements. X6 ASTM TUBE 200ML 6' 200%

DWK Life Sciences Kimble™ KIMAX™ 100mL Pear-Shaped Glass Centrifuge Tubes with Pennyhead Stoppers

DWK Life Sciences Kimble™ KIMAX™ 100mL Pear-Shaped Glass Centrifuge Tubes with Pennyhead Stoppers

KIMAX™ tube used for the determination of small quantities of solids in large volumes of liquids.  Recommended for the determination of free water and sediment in diesel and other distillate fuels, as a pass-fail indication of product quality (ASTM D2709). X6 ASTM TUBE 100ML GOETZ +STOPPER

DWK Life Sciences Wheaton™ Stoppers for Serum Bottles and Vials: Sleeve Stopper

DWK Life Sciences Wheaton™ Stoppers for Serum Bottles and Vials: Sleeve Stopper

Provide airtight covers X1000 Sleeve-Style Stopper for mouth ID/OD 5/11mm, Red Rubber

DWK Life Sciences Wheaton™ Glass 20mL Scintillation Vials: Polypropylene Caps

DWK Life Sciences Wheaton™ Glass 20mL Scintillation Vials: Polypropylene Caps

Maintain integrity of seal with variety of cap liners. Wheaton Science Products™ Glass 20mL Scintillation Vials: Polypropylene Caps are Chemically inert, suitable for strong solvents and high-purity chemicals. X500 Glass Liquid Scintillation Vial 20ml, 24-400screw top w/Metal Foil lined PP Cap attached

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DURAN
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About DURAN®

DURAN® is a premium brand for laboratory glassware made from borosilicate glass 3.3 and engineered in Germany. It combines over 120 years of manufacturing expertise with excellent product quality and the passion to innovate. The DURAN® portfolio comprises over 3,000 products, mainly manufactured to DIN/ISO standards.

DURAN® borosilicate 3.3 glass is notable for its highly consistent, reproducible quality. It possesses very high chemical resistance, inert behavior, transparency, a high usage temperature, minimal thermal expansion and a resulting high resistance to thermal shock. It also conforms to the requirements of a USP/EP/JP Type 1 neutral glass suitable for use by the pharmaceutical industry.

WHEATON
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About WHEATON®

WHEATON® has over 126 years of experience in the design and development of innovative product solutions to the many industry sectors across the globe, including life science, in vitro diagnostics, environmental, homeopathy, biotechnology and pharmaceutical.

The WHEATON® brand is recognised worldwide for innovative primary packaging solutions.  Alongside the ability to design and manufacture bespoke customised glass and plastic vials and containers to meet regulatory requirements, the WHEATON® brand can additionally provide premium services for products, including critical cleaning, sterilsation, depyrogenation, barcoding and tare weighing, helping to deliver solutions to daily laboratory and packaging challenges.

In-house manufacturing expertise within the DWK Life Sciences group, coupled with innovative high quality glass and plastic products and equipment, provides market leading companies with excellent solutions to their ever changing needs.

KIMBLE
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About KIMBLE®

KIMBLE® is a trusted brand for laboratory glassware and specialty products that are made from 33 expansion borosilicate glass and soda lime glass.

With more than 11,000 products, it offers a comprehensive range of laboratory glass products for scientific applications, mainly manufactured to ASTM standards.

Azlon
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About Azlon®

Azlon® reusable plastic labware encompasses a variety of applications in the lab. With over 800 products, including wash bottles, volumetric items and storage bottles in a range of plastic polymers, the Azlon® portfolio includes all the plastic essentials needed for traditional science applications.

Manufactured to the highest quality standards, Azlon® products utilise a variety of plastic moulding techniques including blow moulding and injection moulding to ensure superior product performance.  Azlon® is one of the most widely known and respected brands in durable plastic labware.


PYREX
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About Pyrex®

Originally developed in 1908 for use on the American railroads, PYREX® borosilicate glass was designed to overcome a problem with train lanterns requiring a glass that could handle changes in temperature. The heat of the lantern flame conspired with the cold air of winter to shatter traditional glass lanterns.

Quickly realising that the superior thermal and chemical resistance properties of PYREX® borosilicate glass made it the ideal material for use in laboratory glassware, Corning Inc. registered the PYREX® brand name and went on to produce the first PYREX® laboratory glass items - beakers and flasks - in 1915.

DWK Life Sciences continues to produce PYREX® laboratory glassware under licence from Corning Inc., using traditional glassblowing techniques and the latest glass production technology.

Thanks to its revolutionary thermal properties and chemical resistance, PYREX® continues to be a trusted tool of scientists around the globe.


Quickfit
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About Quickfit®

First developed in 1934, Quickfit® ground glass joints were designed as an alternative for scientists using rubber bungs, and glass and rubber tubing to connect pieces of glassware.

Today, Quickfit® jointed glassware is manufactured at DWK Life Sciences’ production facility in Stoke-on-Trent.

Quickfit® glass items are manufactured exclusively from PYREX® borosilicate glass which has a low coefficient of expansion that makes it ideal for use over a wide temperature range. PYREX® is also highly resistant to chemical attack making it suitable for use with most acids, alkalis and organic solvents.

Quickfit® products surpass the requirements of ISO 383 and DIN 12242. A two stage grinding process ensures the formation of a precision 1:10 taper and super-fine surface finish.  This results in joints with an exceptionally good seal and a greatly reduced risk of joint seizure.

Unlike other joints, Quickfit® sockets feature a rounded rim profile. This round design gives extra strength to the joint and is less prone to chipping than a square rim profile.

MBL
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About MBL®

Introduced in 1949, the MBL® brand is comprised of around 300 mainly volumetric products.  Now a well-established brand of DWK Life Sciences, MBL® features products made from both borosilicate and soda-lime glass.

All DWK Life Sciences volumetric products are tested and calibrated in an ISO/IEC 17025 accredited laboratory located at DWK’s glass manufacturing facility in Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom. In addition to complying with the relevant ISO or national standard, the ISO/IEC 17025 accreditation offers our customers increased assurance of the precision and accuracy of our volumetric glassware.

The MBL® range includes measuring and mixing cylinders, volumetric flasks, burettes and pipettes, all manufactured, calibrated and tested to the highest accuracy standards.

MBL® has acquired an international reputation for its quality, accuracy and performance - a reputation that continues to this day.

Ramboldi
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About Ramboldi®

Core products within the Ramboldi® range include sterile sample collection containers, primary urine tubes, Pasteur pipettes and inoculation loops.

Used extensively throughout the clinical market, Ramboldi® products are also an ideal alternative to glass.

Ramboldi® consumables are manufactured from virgin polystyrene and polypropylene with the sample collection containers being CE marked, complying to In Vitro Diagnostic Medical Devices 98/79/EC and Medical Device Directive 93/42/EEC.

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About DWK Life Sciences

DWK Life Sciences is a leading global manufacturer and supplier of precision labware as well as storage and packaging solutions for a wide range of scientific and industrial applications.

The DWK Life Sciences offering includes over 30,000 glass and plastics products, manufactured at 12 sites around the world and marketed under the acclaimed brands DURAN, WHEATON and KIMBLE, in addition to other well-known brands including PYREX, Azlon and Quickfit. Its world-leading and trusted glass is complemented by an innovative research and life science portfolio.

Worldwide, 1,700 people are dedicated to developing and delivering superior products and services that focus on the needs of our customers in Research, Life Sciences, Healthcare, and Industrial markets.

Safety matters. And in the lab, safety matters a lot.

With more than 100 years of commitment to innovation, DWK Life Sciences has created numerous products that have helped to improve lab safety, protecting you, your colleagues and the substances you are working with.

Go Safe. Trust in DWK.

DURAN Borosilicate Glassware

Noted for its highly consistent, reproducible quality, DURAN is a premium brand for laboratory glassware made from borosilicate glass 3.3 and engineered in Germany. The DURAN portfolio comprises over 3,000 products, including beakers, bottles, volumetric glassware and interchangeable glassware.

WHEATON Packaging and Life Science Products

With over 126 years of experience the WHEATON brand is recognised worldwide for innovative primary packaging solutions providing the world’s laboratories with the most comprehensive range of labware for scientific research and technical applications, as well as solutions for storage and primary packaging. Core items within the range include vials, droppers assemblies, roller racks and incubators for cell culture.

KIMBLE Labware

The KIMBLE range of laboratory glassware and speciality products includes items made from 33 expansion borosilicate glass as well as those made from soda lime. With more than 11,000 products in total, the range includes tubes, volumetric, vials and microplates, lab bottles and caps and closures.

Azlon Reusable Plasticware

Azlon is one of the most widely known brands in plastic labware with over 800 products in the range including storage bottles, wash bottles, measuring cylinders, jugs and aspirators. Available in a variety of polymers, Azlon® reusable plastics cover a wide variety of applications providing you with all the essentials needed in the modern laboratory. 

Pyrex Borosilicate Glassware

DWK Life Sciences produces PYREX laboratory glassware under licence from Corning Inc. More than 800 products are manufactured with Pyrex borosilicate glass including beakers, bottles, flasks, volumetric glassware and test tubes, all manufactured to the same exacting quality standards.

Quickfit Interchangeable Jointed Glassware

Manufactured from Pyrex borosilicate glass Quickfit pioneered interchangeable joints and is recognised throughout the world as the premier brand name in its field. Quickfit ground-glass joints are precision manufactured with an accurate taper and smooth finish for leak-free performance and assured interchangeability. The range consists of around 1,000 products allowing for one of the most comprehensive ranges of jointed glassware available. 

MBL Volumetric Glassware

The MBL volumetric glassware range offers exceptional value for money and is ideal for general volumetric applications. The MBL range comprises of around 300 products  including volumetric flasks, measuring and mixing cylinders, pipettes and burettes offering one of the widest selections of volumetrics available.

Ramboldi Plastic Disposable Labware

Ramboldi (RBI) plastic laboratory disposable consumables is the brand of choice for sample collection and liquid handling  products that are used extensively throughout the clinical sector. Core products in the range include sterile sample collection containers, primary urine tubes, Pasteur pipettes and inoculation loops which are sold in case quantities with convenient inner packs for ease of distribution.