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Vials for use at very low temperatures can be found in our Cryotechniques chapter.

PCR tubes
PCR tubes
PCR TUBES, CONICAL, ATTACHED CAP

Polypropylene

Features

  • Manufactured from tough, virgin polypropylene
  • Designed for an optimal fit in all commonly used thermal cyclers
  • Ultra thin wall allows precise thermal transfer
  • Tab for easy opening and closing
  • Flat cap
  • Autoclavable
LCA09-02
PCR tubes, PP, attached cap, 0.2mL
15% DISCOUNT FOR 10
AUD35.00
pk/1000
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LCA09-05, LCA09-15, LCA09-20 Microtubes
LCA09-05, LCA09-15, LCA09-20 Microtubes
MICRO CENTRIFUGE TUBES WITH ATTACHED PUSH-IN CAP

Polypropylene

Autoclavable polypropylene microtubes, graduated. Frosted area for labelling.

Cat. No.Volume (mL)Height (mm)External Ø (mm)Internal Ø (mm)
LCA09-050.5307.66.4
LCA09-151.54010.69
LCA09-202.04010.69

Also know as Ependorf tubes.

LCA09-05
Microtubes, PP, attached cap, 0.5mL
20% DISCOUNT FOR 10
AUD32.00
pk/1000
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LCA09-15
Microtubes, PP, attached cap, 1.5mL
15% DISCOUNT FOR 10
AUD22.00
pk/500
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LCA09-20
Microtubes, PP, attached cap, 2.0mL
20% DISCOUNT FOR 10
AUD25.00
pk/500
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Round bottom centrifuge tubes
LCA07 Round bottom centrifuge tubes
CENTRIFUGE TUBE WITH ATTACHED PUSH-IN CAP

Polypropylene

Autoclavable polypropylene microtube, round bottom, graduated.

Cat. No.Volume (mL)Height (mm)External Ø (mm)Internal Ø (mm)
LCA075531612
LCA07
Centrifuge tubes, PP, round bottom, attached cap, 5mL
15% DISCOUNT FOR 10
AUD52.00
pk/300
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Microtubes
LCA05 Microtubes
MICRO CENTRIFUGE TUBES WITH ATTACHED SCREW CAPS

Polypropylene

These microtubes have a conical bottom and are not graduated. Captive screw cap has a silicone seal. Sterile.


Cat. No.Volume (mL)Height (mm)External Ø (mm)Internal Ø (mm)
LCA05-G1.556.5108
LCA05-O
LCA05-G
Microtubes, PP, conical, sterile, 1.5mL, green attached screw cap
20% DISCOUNT FOR 10
AUD87.00
pk/500
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LCA05-O
Microtubes, PP, conical, sterile, 1.5mL, orange attached screw cap
20% DISCOUNT FOR 10
AUD87.00
pk/500
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Microtubes
Microtubes
MICROTUBES, CONICAL, ATTACHED SAFE-LOCK CAPS

Polypropylene

Features

  • Manufactured from tough virgin polypropylene
  • Unique safe-lock cap ensures excellent safety when handling
  • Comfort tab for easy opening and closing
  • Graduated
  • Frosted writing area for labelling
  • Autoclavable
LCA10-05
Microtubes, PP, attached safe-lock cap, 0.5mL
20% DISCOUNT FOR 10
AUD35.00
pk/1000
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LCA10-15
Microtubes, PP, attached safe-lock cap, 1.5mL
15% DISCOUNT FOR 10
AUD25.00
pk/500
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LCA10-15B
Microtubes, PP, attached safe-lock cap, 1.5mL, blue capinsert
15% DISCOUNT FOR 10
AUD27.00
pk/500
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LCA10-20OR
Microtubes, PP, attached safe-lock cap, 2.0mL, orange capinsert
20% DISCOUNT FOR 10
AUD28.00
pk/500
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LCA10-20Y
Microtubes, PP, attached safe-lock cap, 2.0mL, yellow capinsert
20% DISCOUNT FOR 10
AUD28.00
pk/500
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LCA05-TOOL Microtube opening tool
LCA05-TOOL Microtube opening tool
MICROTUBE OPENING TOOL FOR 0.5 TO 2.2ML TUBES

Polypropylene

Polypropylene microtube opener for quick and easy opening of microtubes. Autoclavable.


Priced to clear.

LCA05-TOOL
Microtube opening tools for 0.5 to 2.2mL tubes, PP
50% DISCOUNT FOR 1
AUD2110.50
pk/2
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Micropestles microtubes
Micropestles microtubes
Micropestles microtubes
Micropestles microtubes
MICROPESTLES FOR MICRO CENTRIFUGE TUBES

Polypropylene

Double-ended pestles, PP, one end fits 1.5mL microtubes, the other one fits 0.5mL microtubes. Total length 74mm.

LCA05-MP
Micropestles for 0.5 and 1.5mL microtubes
10% DISCOUNT FOR 6
AUD10.00
pk/12
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Breathe-Easy™ permeable membranes for microtubes
Breathe-Easy™ permeable membranes for microtubes
BREATHABLE MEMBRANES FOR MICROTUBES

Features

  • Ideal for cell growth and freeze drying
  • Permits consistent gas exhange
  • Easy microtube cap closure
  • Will not bind in centrifuge rotors
  • Easy-to-use finger tab for quick liner removal
  • Pre-cut to fit a variety of popular tube sizes
  • Sterile and free of cytotoxin

Breathe-Easy™ polymer-type membrane offers a water vapour transmission rate of 0.7 kg/ m2/24 hours.
Breathe-Easier™ (a white non-woven rayon membrane) transmits water vapour 6 times faster than Breathe-Easy™ for accelerated growth.

Film typeBreathe-Easy™Breathe-Easier™
Ideal useCell cultureCell culture
Temperature range-80°C to 100°C-20°C to 80°C
Thickness1 mil5.5 mil
Materialpolyurethanenon-woven rayon
Gas-permeableyesyes
UV-transparentto 300nmno
LCA05M-BE
Breathe-Easy™ permeable membranes for microtubes
AUD87.00
pk/100
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LCA05M-BR
Breathe-Easier™ permeable membranes for microtubes
AUD87.00
pk/100
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LCA01 Centrifuge tube
LCA01 Centrifuge tube
Centrifuge tubes
LCA02, LCA04 Centrifuge tubes
CENTRIFUGE TUBES WITH SCREW CAPS, STERILE

Polypropylene

Dimensions and material (PP) like Falcon brand centrifuge tubes. Graduation 0.1 to 1.0mL, ranging from 1.5mL to 14.5mL
Autoclavable @ 121°C, freeze to -45°C; Non-pyrogenic <0.25EU/mL, FDA registered

Cat. No.Volume (mL)Height (mm)External Ø (mm)Internal Ø (mm)Max. RCF (xg)
LCA015011528.5277,000
LCA025011628.5 9,500
LCA04151201714.510,000
LCA01
Centrifuge tubes, PP, conical free-standing, sterile, 50mL
20% DISCOUNT FOR 10
AUD21.00
pk/50
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LCA02
Centrifuge tubes, PP, conical, sterile, 50mL
20% DISCOUNT FOR 10
AUD20.00
pk/50
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LCA04
Centrifuge tubes, PP, conical, sterile, 15mL
20% DISCOUNT FOR 10
AUD27.00
pk/100
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LCA03-50 Conical free-standing centrifuge tubes
LCA03-50 Conical free-standing centrifuge tubes
CENTRIFUGE TUBES, CONICAL FREE-STANDING, MOULDED GRADUATIONS

Polypropylene

These free-standing, conical tubes are made of ultra-clear PP with HDPE caps. They are leak-proof and have moulded graduations and a writing panel.

Specifications
Graduation range: 5 - 47.5mL
Graduation interval: 2.5mL
Autoclavable: to 121°C
Freezable: to -45°C
Maximum RCF: 7,000xg
Dimensions: Ø 29mm x L115mm
DNase/RNase-free
Non-pyrogenic
FDA registered

LCA03-50
Centrifuge tubes, PP, conical free-standing, moulded graduations, 50mL
20% DISCOUNT FOR 10
AUD25.00
pk/50
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LCA04-15PET Conical PET centrifuge tubes
LCA04-15PET Conical PET centrifuge tubes
CENTRIFUGE TUBE, CONICAL, 15ML

PET

These conical-bottom tubes are made of medical grade polyethylene terephthalate. Cap material is HDPE.


Features

  • Leakproof
  • Black printed graduations with large white labelling area
  • Sterile
  • Excellent optical clarity
  • Scratch resistant
  • Solvent resistant
  • Dnase/Rnase-free
  • Non-pyrogenic<0.25 EU/mL
  • FDA registered
  • Not autoclavable, heat to 190°C only
  • Withstands freezing to -45°C
Tip graduation range0.1-1mL
Tip graduation interval0.1mL
Tube graduation range1.5-14.5mL
Tube graduation interval0.5mL
DimensionsØ 17 x L 120mm
Maximum RCF11,500xg
LCA04-15PET
Centrifuge tubes, PET, conical, screw cap, sterile, 15mL
20% DISCOUNT FOR 10
AUD27.00
pk/50
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LCA12-110 Centrifuge tubes
LCA12-110 Centrifuge tubes
LARGE CENTRIFUGE TUBES AND STOPPERS

Polypropylene tubes, polyethylene stoppers

Large, round bottom, rimmed centrifuge tubes, PP, with optional PE stoppers. Autoclavable. Can withstand temperatures up to 120°C. High chemical resistance. Can also be used as conventional test tubes. Very good translucency.


Cat. No.Volume (mL)Height (mm)External Ø (mm)
LCA12-0707010035
LCA12-11011012040
LCA12-070
Centrifuge tubes, PP, 70mL
AUD26.00
pk/5
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LCA12-070C
Stoppers for 70mL centrifuge tubes, PE
AUD11.00
pk/20
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LCA12-110
Centrifuge tubes, PP, 110mL
10% DISCOUNT FOR 5
AUD27.00
pk/5
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LCA12-110C
Stoppers for 110mL centrifuge tubes, PE
AUD13.00
pk/25
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High speed centrifuge tubes
LCA11-50P, -16P and caps High speed centrifuge tubes
LCA11-16 & 50P PP High speed centrifuge tubes
LCA11-16 & 50P PP High speed centrifuge tubes
LCA11-50C PC High speed centrifuge tubes
LCA11-50C PC High speed centrifuge tubes
HIGH SPEED CENTRIFUGE TUBES, ROUND BOTTOM

Polypropylene and polycarbonate

High speed centrifuge tubes with round bottom, moulded from polypropylene or polycarbonate.They are thick-walled and strong enough to be used up to 50,000 x G. They can be autoclaved, however, repeated autoclaving of PC tubes reduces their mechanical strength.
White push-in caps are available separately.

Cat. No.Volume (mL)Height (mm)External Ø (mm)Wall thickness (mm)
LCA11-161698181.5
LCA11-5050102291.7
LCA11-16C
High speed centrifuge tubes, PC, round bottom, 16mL
10% DISCOUNT FOR 5
AUD55.00
pk/12
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LCA11-16P
High speed centrifuge tubes, PP, round bottom, 16mL
AUD13.00
pk/10
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LCA11-50C
High speed centrifuge tubes, PC, round bottom, 50mL
AUD36.00
pk/10
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LCA11-50P
High speed centrifuge tubes, PP, round bottom, 50mL
AUD19.00
pk/10
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LCA11-CAP16
Caps for 16mL tubes
10% DISCOUNT FOR 5
AUD12.00
pk/20
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LCA11-CAP50
Caps for 50mL tubes
AUD12.00
pk/20
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Oak Ridge centrifuge tubes
LCA13
OAK RIDGE CENTRIFUGE TUBES

Polypropylene

Oak Ridge high speed centrifuge tubes, PP, can be used up to 50,000 x G. The screw cap is fitted with a silicone O-ring, making it totally leak proof. These tubes should not be used below 4°C. Autoclavable.


Cat. No.

External diameter (mm)Internal diameter at neck (mm)Height (mm)Internal depth (mm)
LCA13-2625119889

LCA13-40

2817111104
LCA13-753724108100
LCA13-26
Oak Ridge centrifuge tubes, PP, 26mL
15% DISCOUNT FOR 5
AUD24.00
pk/12
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LCA13-40
Oak Ridge centrifuge tubes, PP, 40mL
15% DISCOUNT FOR 5
AUD38.00
pk/12
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LCA13-75
Oak Ridge centrifuge tubes, PP, 75mL
15% DISCOUNT FOR 5
AUD63.00
pk/12
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LCB04 PS Test tubes
LCB04 PS Test tubes
TEST TUBES

Polystyrene

Glass-clear polystyrene test tubes. Supplied without lids/ stoppers - 13mm caps are available. The loose fitting cap LCB38 is suitable for LCB04; volume 8mL. Polystyrene is glass clear, hard and is resistant to most acids and alkalis. It is not autoclavable and does not resist a large range of organic solvents.


Cat. No.Volume (mL)Height (mm)External diameter (mm)Internal diameter (mm)
LCB04-0881001310.6
LCB04-14141001614
LCB04-08
Test tubes, PS, 13 x 100mm, 8mL
20% DISCOUNT FOR 10
AUD27.00
pk/300
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LCB04-14
Test tubes, PS, 16 x 100mm, 14mL
20% DISCOUNT FOR 10
AUD29.00
pk/250
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LCB12 PP Test tubes
LCB12 PP Test tubes
TEST TUBES

Polypropylene

These economical tubes are formed from sections of plastic tubing and have a hexagonal pattern at the base on the inside.

LCB12
Test tubes, PP, 12 x 75mm
20% DISCOUNT FOR 10
AUD32.00
pk/500
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Rimless PP test tubes
Rimless PP test tubes
RIMLESS TEST & CENTRIFUGATION TUBES

Polypropylene

Manufactured from virgin polypropylene. These rimless tubes can withstand centrifugation speeds over 3000xg and temperatures up to 121°C.

LCB12-03
Test tubes, PP, 12 x 60mm, 3mL
20% DISCOUNT FOR 10
AUD28.00
pk/500
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LCB12-05
Test tubes, PP, 13 x 75mm, 5mL
20% DISCOUNT FOR 10
AUD33.00
pk/500
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LCB12-08
Test tubes, PP, 13 x 100mm, 8mL
20% DISCOUNT FOR 8
AUD28.00
pk/250
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LCB12-14
Test tubes, PP, 16 x 100mm, 14mL
20% DISCOUNT FOR 10
AUD35.00
pk/250
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Test tube cover
LCB38 Test tube cover
TEST TUBE COVER, Ø14mm

Polypropylene

LCB38
Test tube cover, PP, 14mm
30% DISCOUNT FOR 5
AUD12.00
pk/100
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Round bottom sample tube
LC76-10 Round bottom sample tube
SAMPLE TUBES WITH SCREW CAP, ROUND BOTTOM

Polycarbonate with PP screw caps

Polycarbonate, unlabelled sample tubes with PP screw caps, ⌀ 15mm, length 100mm. Strong polycarbonate tolerates medium‐high centrifugal speeds

LC76-10
Sample tubes, PC, screw cap, round bottom, 10mL
15% DISCOUNT FOR 10
AUD33.00
pk/100
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Soft test tubes
LCB26 Soft test tubes
SOFT TEST TUBES

Polyethylene

Polyethylene is familiar from milk bottles and is used in these very economical tubes. PE is highly solvent resistant and translucent. It is not autoclavable.

LCB26
Soft test tubes, PE, 10 x 100mm
AUD15.00
pk/200
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Blood sample tubes
LC7512-T-UU Blood sample tubes
ROUND BASE SAMPLE & CENTRIFUGE TUBE WITH SCREW CAP

Polycarbonate with PP caps

Blood sample tube ‐ round base polycarbonate with polypropylene screw cap. Strong polycarbonate tolerates medium‐high centrifugal speeds

Cat. No.Volume (mL)Height (mm)Wide (mm)
LC7512‐T‐UU57512
LC7512-T-UU
Blood sample tubes, PC, round base, PP screw cap, 5mL
25% DISCOUNT FOR 5
AUD20.00
pk/100
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