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Other Glass Shop Services Offered
UNIVERSITY of DELAWARE
DEPARTMENT of CHEMISTRY and BIOCHEMISTRY

 

Services Offered

 

The Glass Shop designs, fabricates, modifies and repairs scientific apparatus / instruments. Consultation is available on design, function and safety. In addition a technical and material library is maintained to assist in locating needed information, products and parts.
Some additional services available include:

 


Annealing of various glass types
Ashing of unremovable residues (restrictions may apply)
Cork/stopper boring
Cutting, grinding, drilling of glass and other related materials
Encapsulation / evacuation of samples
Glass bead etching
Glass compatibility testing
Grinding of bell jars and other damaged flanges
Limited "on-site" glassblowing services when necessary
Micro-electrode fabrications (gold, platinum, silver, tungsten)
Mercury removal from glassware / instruments
Non-contaminated glassware salvage and disposal
Pyrex to tungsten electrical connections (uranium intermediate glass)
Removal of stuck or frozen joints, flanges and stopcocks
Sample recovery from damaged apparatus
Strained or damaged glassware evaluation
Standard taper joint touch up lapping
Tesla coil vacuum leak testing and repair
Ultrasonic cleaning of small glass parts
UV curing epoxy work

 

 

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