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Beakers • Used to measure estimated quantities of substances, usually liquids. Come in various sizes.
Graduated Cylinders • Used to measure more exact quantities of liquids. Come in various sizes.
Erlenmeyer Flasks • Used for measuring estimated amounts of liquid and for mixing substances together. Come in various sizes.
Volumetric Flasks • Used to measure exact amounts of liquid and for mixing substances together. Come in various sizes.
Round (Florence) Flasks • Used for heating liquids, usually in a separating process such as distillation. Come in various sizes.
Burettes • Used to titrate various liquids. burette
Pipettes • Used to measure precise amounts of liquid and to carefully transport liquids. Come in various sizes and shapes. Transfer pipettes
Funnels • Used to separate solids from liquids. Come in various sizes.
Crucibles • Used for heating various substances. Can be used with or without lid. Come in various sizes.
Mortars & Pestles • Used for grinding down substances into fine particles.
Evaporating Dishes • Used for heating various substances to the point of evaporation.
Watch Glasses • Use for crystallization or for beaker covers.
Wire Meshes • Used for holding beakers over flames.
Clay Triangles • Used to hold a crucible over a flame for heating substances.
Test Tubes • Used for holding liquids or specimens; for mixing substances together; and for carrying out small scale reactions. Come in various sizes.
Test Tube Racks • Used to hold test tubes.
Bunsen Burners • Used to heat substances.
Scoopulas • Used to transport solids from one container to another.
Stirring Rods • Used to stir mixtures.
Tweezers • Used to pick solids out of other substances to avoid touching and contaminating the substance.
Droppers • Used to measure out droplets of liquid.
Balances • Used to measure the mass of substances.
Rings • Used to support wire mesh and clay triangles which hold other equipment during heating and other processes.
Ring Stands • Hold clamps and rings.
Crucible Tongs • Used to transport hot crucibles.
Test Tube Tongs • Used to transport hot/cold test tubes.
Beaker Tongs • Used to transport hot/cold beakers.
Thermometers • Used to measure the temperature of substances.
Well Plates • Used to carry out small scale reactions.
Test Tube Clamps • Used to secure test tubes to a stand.
Burette Clamps • Used to secure burettes to a stand.
Goggles/Safety Glasses • Used to protect the eyes from harmful substances. Should be worn over prescription glasses. Contact lenses should not be used in the lab.