If you’re in school, you’ll probably need to work in the lab from time to time, or maybe your job will be set in this kind of environment and you’ll be working with native English speakers. If this is the case for you, it is important that you are able to refer to the various laboratory equipment. This will help you a lot in your day to day life. Even if you don’t work or spend time in a lab, this is an extremely useful vocabulary to have under your belt, as it will help you sound much more like a native speaker and increase your knowledge of the language.
List of laboratory equipment
Pipette: These pipettes are capable of being very precise and precise.
Rack: There is a test tube rack on the table.
Test tube: The solution in the test tube is boiling.
Erlenmeyer flask: The test is carried out in an Erlenmeyer flask.
Beaker: I have a glass full of water, salt and iron.
Bunsen lighter: I need to light the Bunsen burner.
Alcohol burner: An alcohol burner is a piece of laboratory equipment used to produce an open flame.
Syringe: He held up a syringe filled with a clear solution.
Graduated cylinder: You will need a graduated cylinder to measure liquids.
Dropper: He emptied the dropper into my jar.
Tongs: She used tongs to put some more coal on the fire.
Diapason: People would concentrate for hours on the tone of a tuning fork.
Stethoscope: Invented a new type of stethoscope.
Thermometer: I don’t have a thermometer.
Friability tester: The friability tester is a laboratory technique used by the pharmaceutical industry to test the durability of tablets during transit.
Pulley: The belt is usually made of iron, and the pulley is made of hardwood.
Headband: I used duct tape to tie the box.
Barometer: The barometer is falling.
Indicator: The car has a console on the roof with a compass and an outside temperature indicator.
Chronograph: I clicked my stopwatch at the start line it started to rain.
Speedometer: The speedometer is faulty.
Conveyor: Use your protractor to build an equilateral triangle.
Dry cell battery: This first model had spark ignition and a dry cell battery.
Magnet: Iron is attracted by a magnet.
Level: My brother used a level.
Balance: Your teacher has a scale.
Magnifying glass: I look through the magnifying glass at the insect that is still fighting.
Graphic: The graph shows our performance over the last year.
Microscope: It can be seen with a microscope.
Earth science: You already have a credit in earth sciences.
Dissection game: I need a dissection kit.
Telescope: He placed his telescope on the balcony.
General Lab Equipment: Lab Workhorses
Laboratories require a variety of equipment and instrumentation to perform tests and research. These basic general workhouse lab kits can be found in various labs across all disciplines and markets.
Applications and uses for general laboratory equipment
Whether your laboratory research involves working with proteins, cell culture, air, water, soil, or blood, key laboratory equipment will support a variety of testing needs.
General laboratory equipment can be found at:
- research laboratories
- Diagnostic tests in medical laboratories.
- Investigation and development
- Quality assurance
- educational laboratories
- And more!
In short, wherever there is a laboratory, you will find laboratory equipment in general.