Science Beakers Set
These three glass beakers are designed to replicate laboratory equipment. Ideal for use as vases or drinking glasses, or as small measuring jugs in the kitchen, if you prefer. They can even be used as interesting desk tidies or water pots for painters. Unapologetically scholarly and nerdy, they are also undeniably cool.
Dimensions: 10 x 12 x 10cm (Small 5 x 5.2 x 6cm; Medium 7 x 7.5 x 8.8cm; Large: 11.3 x 9.2 x 8.5cm)
Even if the world of the professional laboratory never encroaches on your adult life, the School Laboratories and their surfeit of wooden stools and benches, chemicals, flames, bubbling liquids and glassware is always a memory that perseveres. Experimenting (remember “Method, Results, Conclusion”) with potentially hazardous equipment and materials was possibly the most dangerous school life got.
Sometimes called a Griffin beaker (as it was created by John Joseph Griffin) a beaker is a commonly used piece of laboratory apparatus. It is usually a cylindrical container with a flat base (with a height 1.4 times that of the diameter) and is used for liquids – for stirring, mixing and heating purposes. Common “standard” or “low-form” beakers have a small spout (or "beak") to make pouring easier.