Azlon Products Now Available on WHEATON.com

We are delighted to bring the Azlon reusable, plastic labware range into the Wheaton Industries family. Azlon plastics cover an array of applications, providing all the essentials needed for today’s busy laboratory.  From standard laboratory plasticware to bespoke manufacturing solutions in a range of robust polymers, Azlon really is the A-Z of reusable plastic labware. […]

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What do Horseshoe Crabs have to do with the Pharmaceutical Industry?

  Understanding Limulus Amebocyte Lysate: In 1977, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved the use of limulus amebocyte lysate (LAL) for detecting bacterial endotoxins in pharmaceutical products.  Specifically, LAL is an aqueous extract of blood cells from horseshoe crabs which when reacting with bacterial endotoxins forms a gel-clot.  Bacterial endotoxins are strongly regulated and […]

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How to Find the Perfect Match for your Containers

The safe storage and transport of your valuable products is our primary concern here at Wheaton. Whether or not you use one of our many high quality containers to do so, our goal is to keep you as educated as possible to make the right choices for your products. While choosing the right container for your specific […]

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Contamination-Free Homeopathy Dispensing Case Study

  With our NEW range of glass dropper bottles you can now eliminate nano-particles from showing up in the end product.  Click on the link below to download our new case study on contamination-free homeopathy dispensing and please feel free to reach out to us for any of your packaging needs. http://go.wheaton.com/l/63412/2016-06-06/2hxyvg/63412/91411/Glass_Dropper_Bottles_Case_Study.pdf    

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New Wheaton in-Vitro Diagnostics Packaging LookBook

Looking for a one-stop source for In-Vitro Diagnostics packaging? Well look no further! Wheaton has just released our new LookBook highlighting our Rubber Stoppers, Aluminum Seals, Leak Resistant Bottles, High Recovery Vials and more. From this user-friendly guide, you can find and download all the material you need to begin your In-Vitro Diagnostic adventures. Follow the link […]

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Interview with Technology Networks

  In a post-Interphex 2016 interview with Technology Networks, WHEATON’s Global Product Manager, Jeffrey Reid, discussed the presentation he gave at Interphex about the “Key Elements to Consider when Packaging Parenteral Products.” During this interview, Jeffrey went over the main talking points of his presentation including the the steps a product must go through to […]

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Advances in Plastics

There have been considerable advances in the plastics industry with new plastic resins in development. Two resins that really resonate are COP and COC, Cyclo Olefin Polymers and Cyclo Olefin Copolymers. These new resins are remarkable for their low density, high transparency, high heat resistance, high chemical resistance, and low water and protein absorption properties […]

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What is a Liquid Scintillation Vial?

  Liquid Scintillation Counting is an analytical technique which measures the activity of radionuclides in a sample by the rate of light photons emitted by a sample. By measuring the amount and intensity by which a sample emits photons, it is possible to identify and quantify the radioisotopes present in a sample. As we all […]

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Wheaton is More Than Glass

Wheaton’s admiration for those individuals who devote their lives to science provides the motivation to offer the best customer service and the most dependable products in the industry. The main focus of our 125+ year old company is to design and deliver today’s most innovative solutions for those who are actively pursuing laboratory research. Wheaton […]

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PET vs. PETG: What is the difference?

What’s the difference between PET and PETG plastics? While the acronyms look almost identical with only one letter differentiating the two, their separate chemical properties and laboratory uses truly set these two plastics apart. PET, or ‘polyethylene terephthalate’, is a combination of two monomers. PETG is of the same chemical composition as PET but with […]

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