- Tap for filtered water or water filtration system. If water is not available in the lab room, use a dedicated container for storing filtered water.
- Chemical storage units
- Ultrasonic water bath cleaner
- Centrifuges and rotors, one for 15 ml tubes and another for 50 ml tubes (or one accommodating both)
- Various glassware for mixing heavy liquid suspensions
- Graduated cylinders for measuring liquids like ethanol. A 500 ml size will work.
- Beakers in various sizes. In lieu of beakers, metal containers are better if they are obtainable.
- A scale for testing the density of heavy liquids
- Stir rods, tongs, spoons
- Washing equipment and detergent for labware
- Test tube racks
- Wash bottles
- Waste bottles
- Slide staining containers
- Powder-free gloves
- Centrifuge tubes, conical plastic with lids, sterile, 15 and 50 ml sizes
- Cover glasses
- Plastic bags
- Permanent markers
- Labeling tape
- Glass Pasteur pipets
- Pipet pumps to fit the above pipets
- Glass waste container
- Liquid white glycerin
- Cesium Chloride or another salt to use for heavy liquid flotation
- Permount or another Euparol type mounting medium for sealing slides
- Polarizing compound light microscope
- Camera apparatus for image capture
- Image capture software installed on either a dedicated computer or personal laptops
- If you want to look at residues on the surfaces of tools, and you don’t have incident light on your compound scope, you will want a trinocular stereomicroscope fitted with a polarizing incident light source and high magnification objective and ocular lenses
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