Clamps, Stands and Supports
R&L Enterprises™ Bright Stainless Steel Rods
An excellent option for the construction of retort stands in the laboratory. R&L Enterprises™ Bright Stainless Steel Rods are durable and corrosion resistant.
Fisherbrand™ Retort Stand Base
Get optimum results using this acid resistant textured acrylic remote stand. Fisherbrand™ Retort Base Stands, are one of the most widely used instruments in experiments.
Fisherbrand™ Rectangular Retort Stand Bases
Excellent for help holding onto bench equipment and glassware. Fisherbrand™ Rectangular Retort Stand Bases are manufactured from blue acrylic finished steel.
Thermo Scientific™ MaxQ™ Shaker Universal Clamps, Mats and Racks
Mix and match these shaker platform clamps, mats and racks, available in a variety of sizes, to suit individual needs in the laboratory.
OHAUS™ Burette Holder Kit
OHAUS™ Burette Holder Kit designed to securely grip and position laboratory glassware.
IKA™ Stainless Steel Plate Stand
Use this plate stand with IKA digital magnetic stirrers. IKA™ Plate Stands features sturdy stainless steel construction and a slip resistant foil.
Fisherbrand™ Scaffolding Rods
Provides for sturdy scaffolding construction in the laboratory. Fisherbrand™ Scaffolding Rods are manufactured from a durable aluminum alloy.
R&L Enterprises™ Rectangular Retort Stand Bases
An excellent option for supporting retort stands in the laboratory. R&L Enterprises™ Rectangular Retort Stand Bases are manufactured from white acrylic finished steel.
R&L Enterprises™ Double Burette Clamp
Securely holds burettes in place during the construction of laboratory retort stands. R&L Enterprises™ Double Burette Clamps are suitable for burettes up to 100mL capacity.
Erlab™ Captair Smart Glass Work Surface with Retention Tray
Erlab™ Captair Smart Work Surface with Retention Tray is designed to be used with the range of Captair Smart Ductless Filtering Fume Hoods.
OHAUS™ Holder Clamp
OHAUS™ Holder Clamp provides secure support for holding glassware at elevated positions.
Bochem™ HOFFMANN™ Stainless Steel Pinch Cock Tube Clamps
Manufactured from stainless steel. Bochem™ HOFFMANN™ Stainless Steel Pinch Cock Tube Clamps Includes flap.
Kartell™ Spare Rod for Rectangular Base
Kartell™ Spare Rod for Rectangular Base is 250mm long and can be screwed into another rod to obtain the desired height.
Fisherbrand™ PTFE Thin Wall Sleeve, B-length for Europe
Inserts between standard ground glass joints to eliminate the use of grease. Fisherbrand™ PTFE Thin Wall Sleeve, B-length for Europe is suitable for low or medium vacuum.
Cowie Technology™ PTFE Thick Wall Sleeve, B-length for Europe
Inserts between standard ground glass joints to eliminate the use of grease. Cowie Technology™ PTFE Thick Wall Sleeve, B-length for Europe is suitable for high vacuum.
For securely keeping clamps in place on laboratory scaffolding. Fisherbrand™ Bossheads come with offset jaws for greater strength.
Fisherbrand™ Colored PTFE Conical Joint Clamp
Fisherbrand™ Colored PTFE Conical Joint Clamps for glass joints and can be used as a safe solution to clamping glass joints. The PTFE conical joint clamps include an encapsulated steel spring.
Cowie Technology™ PTFE Joint Adapter
Creates high vacuum with sealing rings, negating the need for grease. Cowie Technology™ PTFE Joint Adapter are autoclavable and reusable.
Cowie Technology™ PTFE Joint Adapter
Cowie Technology™ PTFE Joint Adapters are grease-free and create high vacuum seals for standard taper ground glass joints.
Fisherbrand™ Stainless Steel Tripods
Obtain optimum results with this stable and portable stainless steel tripod. Strong and light weight, this Fisherbrand™ Stainless Steel Tripod features an adjustable height that allows it to be used by most people.
Laboratory clamps, stands and supports are used in combination for holding and securing other items of apparatus such as glassware, tubing, thermometers, probes, columns, funnels and overhead stirrers.
Laboratory clamps consist of a shaft and bosshead secured with thumbscrews onto a supporting rod or scaffold, and adjustable closing jaws for gripping objects safely and securely.
Most are metal clamps for the laboratory, with chemical and heat resistance, although the adjusting screws can be plastic, and the jaws may be lined with cork, plastic or rubber for enhanced grip
What are the different types of lab clamp?
- General purpose plastic clamps
- Retort clamps for round bottom-flasks
- Glass joint clamps for ground glassware
- Three-prong extension clamps for irregular or outsized objects
- Chain clamps, screen support clamps, and other specialised clamps for burettes, condensers or reaction vessels
What are the different kinds of laboratory stands and supports?
- Retort stands are found in many labs, and have a rectangular, ‘H’ shaped or ‘A’- shaped base, and threaded hole(s) accommodating a vertical rod to which clamps or other supports can be secured. Retort stands are usually metal, with a chemically resistant acrylic or powder-coated finish.
- Scaffolding kits, including rods, connectors and feet, can create a bespoke 3D framework for securing various items. Ready-made or reconfigurable lab frames are also available.
- Other supports for flasks, cylinders and apparatus include heavy-duty lab jacks, tripods for Bunsen burners, gas cylinder stands, pH probe stands, funnel stands, filtration unit supports, pipettor stands, thermometer stands, and motor stands for overhead stirrers and mixers.