From: James Wright <jhwright**At_Symbol_Here**UCHICAGO.EDU>
Subject: Re: [DCHAS-L] Glassware inspection guide?
Date: Thu, 3 Sep 2015 13:27:24 +0000
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Hi Ralph,
Gary Coyne, the glass blower at Cal State LA, has published a really great Laboratory Guide. He goes into a lot of detail about glassware that I'd suggest you check out.
UChicago library has it so if your library doesn't I can share some of the key points.


James H. Wright II, PhD
Chemical Safety Officer
The University of Chicago
Office of Research Safety
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Subject: Re: [DCHAS-L] Glassware inspection guide?

> >Stuff that needs more careful attention is anything that will be subjected to vacuum or pressure.

Thanks for this information. The procedure I'm looking today at involves temperature considerations. Because the reaction in the glassware is significantly exothermic, so it will be contained in the ice bath. Are temperature stresses likely to be of concern for lab glassware without visible chips or cracks?

- Ralph

Ralph Stuart, CIH, CCHO
Chemical Hygiene Officer
Keene State College


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