Lab Equipment & Instruments

Chemistry Lab

Lab equipment

This is a collection of lab equipment and scientific instruments.

Glassware Is Important for a Lab

Laboratory glassware

Analytical Balance

Mettler balance

This type of analytical balance is called a Mettler balance. This is a digital balance used for measuring mass with 0.1 mg precision.

Beakers in the Chemistry Lab

Cylindrical beaker





A centrifuge is a motorized piece of laboratory equipment which spins liquid samples to separate their components. Centrifuges come in two main sizes, a tabletop version which is often called a microcentrifuge and a larger floor model.

Laptop Computer

Computer lab

A computer is a valuable piece of modern laboratory equipment.​

Flask Glassware Used for Medium Volumes


One characteristic that distinguishes flasks is that they present a narrow section called a neck.

Erlenmeyer Flasks

Erlenmeyer Flasks

An Erlenmeyer flask is a type of laboratory flask with a conical base and cylindrical neck. The flask is named after its inventor, German chemist Emil Erlenmeyer, who made the first Erlenmeyer flask in 1861.

Florence Flask

Florence Flask

A Florence flask or boiling flask is a round-bottom borosilicate glass container with thick walls, capable of withstanding temperature changes.

Fume Hood

Fume hood

A fume hood or fume cupboard is a piece of laboratory equipment designed to limit exposure to dangerous fumes. The air inside the fume hood is either vented to the outside or else filtered and recirculated.

Microwave Oven

MIcrowave oven

A microwave can be used to melt or heat many chemicals.

Paper Chromatography

Chromatograph tank

Pipet or Pipette for Measuring Small Volumes


Pipette (pipettes) are used to measure and transfer small volumes. There are many different types of pipets. Examples of pipet types include disposable, reusable, autoclavable, and manual

Graduated Cylinder

Graduated cylinder