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Petri dish materials

Petri dish materials

Petri dish materials

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Which material is an alternative to use in manufacturing a plastic petri dish

RE: Petri dish materials

Pyrex glass?

Polyethylene or Polypropylene would be reasonably chemically resistant, if not as clear as the pyrex. Acrylic would work pretty well for most aqueous chemistry/biology. Really comes down to what solvents the dish is going to be exposed to in use.

RE: Petri dish materials

Alternative to what?

www.tynevalleyplastics.co.uk

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RE: Petri dish materials

Why re-invent the wheel?

Commercial Petri dishes are made from a variety of materials; this supplier lists a number different materials in their offering, aside from glass:
http://www.capitolscientific.com/lab-supplies/plas...

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