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UNIVERSITY of DELAWARE Glass Shop
UNIVERSITY of DELAWARE
DEPARTMENT of CHEMISTRY and BIOCHEMISTRY


The “Glass Shop” fabricates, modifies and repairs scientific apparatus / instruments. Services are made available to all departments on campus. Outside companies or research institutions are welcome to request assistance for their glassblowing needs. Consultation is also available on design, function and safety. A technical and material library is maintained to assist in locating needed information, products and parts. Feel free to email any glass or related questions, but please allow a few days for a proper response. Hours of operation are Monday through Friday 7:50am - 4:20pm. Always read "Latest News" for current shop information or notice of scheduled closings.


For more information or appointment contact:

Doug Nixon- Glass Technologist

Scientific Glassblowing Shop

University of Delaware
011 Brown Laboratory
Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry

Newark, Delaware 19716

302-831-2463
dnixon@udel.edu




Glass
A hard, brittle and non-crystalline material typically formed from the rapid cooling
of liquefied
minerals. Most glasses start from a molten mixture of soda ash, sand, and lime.
Other elements may be added to form specific glass types.





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