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1.2A: Pictures of Glassware and Equipment

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  • Glassware used in all chemistry courses:

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    1. Graduated cylinders
    2. Wash bottle
    3. Side arm
    4. Erlenmeyer flask
    5. Beaker
    6. Funnels
    7. Test tubes
    8. Watch glasses

    Glassware commonly used in organic chemistry for conducting reactions and purifications:

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    1. Cork ring
    2. Fractionating column
    3. West condenser
    4. Separatory funnel
    5. Stopper
    6. Round bottomed flask
    7. Three-way adapter (distilling head)
    8. Claisen adapter
    9. Vacuum adapter
    10. Thermometer adapter
    11. Plastic clip (Keck clip)
    12. Rubber fitting for
      thermometer adapter

    Tools used in all chemistry courses:

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    1. Crucible tongs
    2. Test tube holder
    3. Striker
    4. Forceps
    5. Spatulas
    6. Scoopula
    7. Glass stirring rod
    8. Pasteur pipette
    9. Dropper bulb

    Various equipment in the organic chemistry lab:

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    1. Evaporating dish
    2. TLC chamber
    3. Buchner funnel
    4. Hirsch funnel
    5. Rubber sleeves for funnels (filter adapters)
    6. Clay tile
    7. Vials for storage
    8. Stir bars and spin vane
    9. Drying tube

    Clamps for securing apparatuses:

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    1. Extension clamps (with and without vinyl sleeves)
    2. Three-fingered clamps (vinyl and fire-resistant sleeves)
    3. Ring clamp (iron rings)
    4. Wire mesh

    Burners and tubing:

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    1. Thick-walled vacuum tubing
    2. Bunsen burner
    3. Wood blocks
    4. Rubber tubing

    Glassware used in microscale work:

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    1. Drying tube
    2. Hickman head
    3. Water condenser
    4. Air condenser
    5. Conical vial
    6. Claisen adapter
    7. Spin vane

    Contributor

    • Lisa Nichols (Butte Community College). Organic Chemistry Laboratory Techniques is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International License. Complete text is available online.