Capillary Tubes suit scientific and industrial applications.

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Suited for specialty applications, glass capillary tubes come in IDs as small as 0.005 mm and such materials as soda lime glass, borosilicate glass, quartz, and sapphire. All materials can be sterilized, are inert, and may be used for precision measuring. Tube shapes can be matched to application and include circular, rectangular, square, heavy wall, double bore, four bore, and multibore versions. Special shapes and sizes of tubes, as well as tubes in other materials, can also be supplied.

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High-Precision Capillary Tubes for Scientific & Industrial Applications

Coraopolis, PA ... Through their Ceramic and Glass Division, Goodfellow has introduced a new line of glass capillary tubes for use in specialized scientific and industrial applications. The tubes are available with inner diameters as small as 0.005mm and in a range of materials including soda lime glass, borosilicate glass, quartz, and sapphire. These materials can be sterilized, are inert, and are suitable for precision measuring.

Applications are varied and include use in liquid measurement, liquid transfer, flow restrictors, fiber optic components, laser technology, x-ray diffraction analysis, and thermocouple assemblies (often in sapphire).

Tube shapes can be matched to the application and include:
• Circular
• Rectangular
• Square
• Heavy wall (small inner diameter, but with thicker wall)
• Double bore
• Four bore
• Multibore

Goodfellow can also supply special shapes and sizes of tubes, as well as precision tubes in materials such as titanium, stainless steel, and nickel and its alloys.

For more information, contact a Goodfellow materials specialist at 1-800-821-2870 or

About …
Goodfellow is a leading supplier of metals, polymers, ceramics and other materials to meet the needs of science and industry worldwide. The company specializes in supplying small quantities (a few grams to a few kilos) of metals and materials for research, prototype development and specialized manufacturing applications. Standard products can be found online at the comprehensive Goodfellow Catalog (

The Goodfellow Ceramic and Glass Division ( supplies a comprehensive range of ceramics and glasses to the research and industrial markets either as finished components to customer drawings or in an extensive range of semi-finished forms including sheets, rods and tubes for our customers to machine their own components.

Goodfellow Corporation
125 Hookstown Grade Road     
Coraopolis, PA 15108
Telephone: 1-800-821-2870     
Fax: 1-800-283-2020

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