Glass Blowing shapes – No.2

Unlike the previous Glass Blowing example, it’s possible to join different shapes to produce intricate components. Although this is a simple enough example, it demonstrates that a lot of potential time was saved by joining a quartz glass ring onto a quartz tube. The feature required a sealing joint face. Welding a small cut ring…

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Glass Blowing Shapes – No.1

What starts out as two pieces of plain quartz tube can quickly be changed to something much more intricate, but only in the hands of a skilled crafts person. Here at Multi-Lab we are proud to have a dedicated Team of such people who are capable of producing a vast number of various products for…

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ISO 9001:2015

Multi-lab Limited ‘Quality and Continuous Improvement in all areas of our business is key to our growth’! Based in Newcastle Upon Tyne, Multi-lab Limited is one of the first family owned companies in the UK to achieve the new ISO 9001:2015 Certification for their Quality Management System (QMS) following the successful ISO 9001:2015 Transition Audit…

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Multi-Lab Group Update

  22nd March 2017 Since the taking over as Group Managing Director in December 2016 Mr Paul Jackman has been looking at all departments to ensure they run smoothly and give the best possible service, with efficient turnarounds to our customers. In with doing this Jules Blain had been offered a new role within the sale team promoting and sourcing…

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PBN Pyrolytic Boron Nitride

PBN A brief introduction to PBN Pyrolytic Boron Nitride PBN as it is commonly referred to stands for Pyrolytic Boron Nitride and is produced by a process call CVD Chemical Vapour Deposition which in turn give excellent thermal stability, intrinsic purity and much greater mechanical strength over that of other Boron Nitride grades with extremely…

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Machinable Aluminium Nitride

Machinable Aluminium Nitride Machinable AlN Aluminium Nitride comes in 2 common forms, probably the best known is Shapal M soft, (which is far from soft as it happens) and BNP2, both of which are readily available here at Multi-Lab ltd as either fully machined parts (bespoke manufactured) or in blanks for use in your own…

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Macor M-G-C Machinable Glass Ceramic

The most common form of Machinable Glass Ceramic is known as Macor a trademark developed by Corning Inc, however, there are other manufactures offering almost  identical versions, but at a far more attractive price ! so it will pay to understand fully exactly what properties are important to your particular application ?     MGC…

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Zirconia

ZrO2 Zirconium Oxide, more commonly referred to as simply Zirconia, has many fantastic qualities ……………………..     It can be polished to very fine levels due to its tiny grain structure, also dependent on grade.             Certain grades also have incredible resistance to wear, far in excess to that of…

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Changes at the top of the Multi-Lab group

We would like to make the following announcement with effect from January 1st 2017 Our current Managing Director & company founder Mr Ron Jackman is moving to the position of group Chairman  and is handing over the role of MD  to his son Paul Jackman who will undertake the day to day running of the…

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Scientific Quartz glassware

Scientific Quartz glassware covers many industry and business sectors, Since its foundation in 1984 by Mr Ron Jackman snr MD and his wife Mrs Audrey Jackman FD, joined by their son Mr Paul Jackman in 1988 as Production Director, Multi-Lab ltd have been supplying Scientific quartz glassware around the world, but in particular, to Universities…

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