LAB TRAINING SERIES TITLES
- WEIGHING - 21 Minutes
Terminology; Use and care of electronic analytical balance; Taring the balance; Weighing procedures for powders and liquids; Weighing by difference; Sources of error.
- FILTERING - 25 Minutes
Terminology; Folding and wetting paper; Procedures for using 60 degree fluted funnel, Buchner funnel, scintered glass crucible and Gooch crucible; Decanting and filtering techniques; Quantitative and qualitative transfers; Types of paper.
- TITRATION - 25 Minutes
Terminology; Preparation and use of burettes; Meniscus alignment; Titration procedures; Indicator correction; Sources for error.
- PIPETTING - 19 Minutes
Conditioning and using analytical and serological pipettes; Use of
repetitive dispenser; Safety notes; Importance of temperature and cleanliness.
- MIXING & SAMPLING - 20 Minutes
Terminology; Purpose and use of magnetic stirrer, agitator, volumetric flasks, Obtaining representative samples from different mixtures.
- pH MEASUREMENT - 17 Minutes
Terminology; The pH scale; Use of pH meters; Care, cleaning and storage of pH electrodes; Use and limitations of pH paper.
- GLASSWARE - 27 Minutes
Illustration, purpose and general use guidelines for beakers, Erlenmeyer flask, graduated cylinders, pipettes, volumetric flasks, separatory funnels, burettes, stirring rods, watch glass, mortar and pestle, rubber policeman, glass tubing and test tubes.
- STANDARD LAB EQUIPMENT - 31 Minutes
Use of glassware cleaning vat, ultrasonic bath, centrifuge, Karl Fischer Unit, DI/HPLC water units, Waste solvent containers, heating tape, mantles, controllers, specific IONelectrodes, compressed gas cylinders and vacuum pumps; Plus safety notes.
- USE OF SYRINGES - 17 Minutes
Types and use of syringes (general purpose, gas, chromatography, and liquid chromatography); Using sealed vials; Weighing by difference; Safety notes.
- DATA & SQC - 13 Minutes
Defining calibration, variability, precision, accuracy and statistical quality control; Plotting data on X-bar and R charts; Interpreting whether data are "in control" or "out of control".
- MATH & THE METRIC SYSTEM - 21 Minutes
Solving calculations containing parentheses; Averaging; Significant figures; Rules of rounding; percentages; Calculating parts per million; English/metric equivalents; Fahrenheit/Centigrade conversion.
- LAB SAFETY - 31 Minutes
Use of personal protective safety equipment (face shields, splash goggles, safety glasses, gloves, aprons, waste solvent cans, chemical storage cabinets, fire extinguishers, MSDS, and much more.
At last, lab managers and instructors have visual aids that will enhance interest and knowledge about working in and around the different types of chemistry and science laboratories.