With support from SABIC, TriForest Labware has developed a polycarbonate 3L Fernbach flask that the company says is the first of its size made using the injection blow molding process. This new innovation enables enhanced safety within lab environments while also improving productivity during the culture sampling process. Unlike other plastic flasks of this size which are extrusion blow molded, the TriForest Labware 3L flask uses SABIC’s LEXAN HP resin which can deliver thicker walls and enhanced optical clarity, enabling real-time sample measurement similar to glass, but with greater durability.
SABIC’s LEXAN HP resin used in the TriForest Labware 3L flask enables enhanced safety in both the transportation of lightweight flasks, as well as their use in the lab. One of the risks associated with a traditional material like glass is its potential to break during transport, posing a risk of injury to those handling the flasks. Additionally, because the 3L flask is made from LEXAN HP resin as opposed to glass, it is much less likely to break, thereby significantly lowering the risk of lab technicians being exposed to biohazardous materials that may be in the flask.
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