Graduated Pitchers

Graduated Pitchers

Product and ordering information for Graduated Pitchers. Available in highly transparent PP (polypropylene) or crystal clear SAN (styrene acrylonitrile copolymer), and provide easy measurement of approximate volumes with easy-grip handles.

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Description

These Graduated Pitchers are available in highly transparent PP (polypropylene) or crystal clear SAN (styrene acrylonitrile copolymer), and provide easy measurement of approximate volumes with easy-grip handles. The V48-series pitchers are nesting to conserve space and have blue screened graduations. All others have molded graduations, with or without blue screened graduations. The PP pitchers are autoclavable at 121°C (2 bar) according to DIN EN 285. However, to preserve markings on pitchers with colored overprint (cat. no. V446081-V445081, V480941-V484941), cleaning at no higher than 60°C is recommended.

Product No. & Specs

Graduated Pitchers, PP

  Volume
   mL
Graduation
mL
Height
mm
Diameter
mm
Qty/Pack
Cat. No.
  50
2
70
40
24
V446941
  100
2
80
50
24
V447941
  250
5
120
70
12
V440941
  500
10
133
91
12
V441941
  1000
20
170
116
6
V442941
  2000
50
215
150
6
V443941
  3000
50
242
170
6
V444941
  5000
50
270
210
6
V445941
• Translucent with molded graduations


Graduated Pitchers, PP

  Volume
   mL
Graduation
mL
Height
mm
Diameter
mm
Qty/Pack
Cat. No.
  50
2
70
40
24
V446081
  100
2
80
50
24
V447081
  250
5
120
70
12
V440081
  500
10
133
91
12
V441081
  1000
20
182
116
6
V442081
  2000
50
215
150
6
V443081
  3000
50
242
170
6
V444081
  5000
50
270
210
6
V445081
• Translucent with blue screened molded graduations


Graduated Pitchers, SAN

  Volume
   mL
Graduation
mL
Height
mm
Diameter
mm
Qty/Pack
Cat. No. 
  250
5
120
70
12
V44091 
  500
10
133
91
12
V44191 
  1000
10
170
116
6
V44291 
  2000
20
215
150
6
V44391 
  3000
50
242
170
6
V44491 
• Transparent with molded graduations


Nesting Pitchers, PP

  Volume
   mL
Graduation
mL
Height
mm
Diameter
mm
Qty/Pack
Cat. No.
  250
5
115
75
12
V480941
  500
10
140
100
12
V481941
  1000
10
167
125
12
V482941
  2000
20
212
148
12
V483941
  3000
50
242
170
12
V484941
• Graduations are printed with screening for easy, accurate measurements

FAQs

Are the graduations on your volumetric plasticware molded on the inside, outside, or simply screen printed?

None of the graduations are molded on the interior. They would be very difficult to mold in that way, and would interfere with the accuracy. Exterior molding also allows for a better grip on the item. However, it does differ by product, specifically:

  • Graduated cylinders: All models have molded graduations. Some have screened overprint.
  • Volumetric flasks: All models have a scored graduation, with coloring added.
  • Erlenmeyer flasks: All models have screen printed graduations.
  • Griffin Beakers: Most models have molded graduations (with the exception cat. no. V110204-V111004, ETFE Griffin beakers, and some small volume sizes). Some have screened overprint.
  • Graduated pitchers: All models, with the exception of the nesting models, have molded graduations. Some have screened overprint. Nesting models have printed graduations.

How should I clean my volumetric plasticware?

Polyolefins, such as PP and PMP, as well as fluoroplastics (ETFE), have water-repellent surfaces that are very durable and easy to clean. For cleaning, depending on the level of contamination, commercially available neutral or alkaline detergents (i.e. Mucasol) can be used. Please note that no scrubbing agents or scouring pads should be used for labware made from plastics.
Plastic labware can be cleaned and dried in a laboratory diswasher, noting the temperature limits of the individual products. Due to their light weight, securing the labware with washing nets is recommended; and plastic-coated wire baskets will better protect against scratching.
Plastic labware can also be cleaned in an ultrasonic bath. However, direct contact with the acoustic membrane should be avoided.

Can I autoclave my volumetric plasticware?

The product description and/or specifications state whether or not the product can be autoclaved (note the temperature limits!). If the product is autoclavable, the recommended protocol is 20 minutes at 121°C (2 bar), according to DIN EN 285.
Prior to autoclaving plastic labware, ensure that no residual contamination remains on the item. Otherwise, the residual contamination will bake on solidly during the autoclaving process. Even substances that have no effect on the plastic at room temperature can have negative effects on the plastic during the autoclaving process, including persistant clouding. Additionally, microorganisms might not be killed effectively if they are protected by the residual contamination.

Notes on autoclaving:
  • Containers with screw tops or stoppers must be open during autoclaving to allow for pressure equalization - Autoclaving of a closed container will lead to the deformation or destruction of the container.
  • Plastic labware should be stood upright on a level surface during autoclaving to avoid shape deformation - Plastic labware should NOT be laid on its side during autoclaving.
  • No mechanical stresses should be present during autoclaving - For example, do not stack items.
  • Do not autoclave any container that contains residual contamination or even rinsing agent.
  • Some transparent plastics can absorb minute quantities of steam, which can lead to reversible clouding. This clouding disappears upon drying.

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