smaller reset larger         

Main Menu

All times are in GMT -6 (DST) :: The time is now 2:36 am.

Sub Menu

Article Data
Article Ref
Written By
Date Created
Mon, 2nd Jul 2007
Updated By
Wallace Rogers
Date Modified
Tue, 20th Dec 2016

   What pressure can borosilicate lab glass handle?


What pressure can borosilicate lab glass handle?


The real pressure ratings depend on the wall thickness of the piece and the temperature as well. Most standard lab glass products, at room temperature, can take pressure up to 25-30 PSI. Also, be sure there are no scratches in the glass, as they will weaken the piece, which could cause it to break under pressure. Some glass vessels have very little or NO pressure rating. Most flasks or beakers are 5-15 psi maximum. Contact us 1-800-223-4524 or at support@aceglass for exact information regarding your application. You can also refer to the nomogram in the Technical Data Tables section of this support module of our website.

Related Articles 

Article Title Date Created Article Views
What are the typical temperature ratings on lab glassware? Mon, 2nd Jul 2007 84923
What pressures can the fritted discs take? Mon, 2nd Jul 2007 34299
What is the temperature limit for Quartz? Mon, 2nd Jul 2007 47519
Raw Borosilicate Glass Data Mon, 2nd Jul 2007 130717