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Hi Lisa,

Try here:

http://www.waleapparatus.com/catalog.asp?prodid=547973&showprevnext=1

andy

On Tue, Oct 7, 2014 at 7:58 AM, Lisa Wingate <[log in to unmask]> wrote:

> Dear List members,
>
> I was wondering whether someone in Europe or beyond (USA) could help me
> source some glass tubing for working under vacuum (~0.3Pa). I am now
> committed to using Swagelok 3/8" Ultra Torr fittings and I would like to
> find a glass blower or glass supplier with a compatible tube O.D. Most of
> the glassblowers I have spoken to in France only have metric tubing 9mm or
> 10mm with a tolerance of +/- 0.15mm.
>
> So can anybody suggest a supplier/glassblower that they have worked
> successfully with to obtain glass tubing that fits well with the Swagelok
> Ultra Torr 3/8" fittings.
>
> One option at the moment may be to have the 10mm glass ground down to
> ~9.5mm. The glass is no longer polished in appearance or feel and I
> wondered whether I should worry about this for the vacuum seal.
> Alternatively, the other option may be to ask Swagelok to drill out the
> Ultra Torr to fit 10mm tubing but this may be more expensive and take
> longer?
>
> Any advice welcome on the list or alternately you can contact me offline
> by email.
>
> Thanks in advance,
>
> Lisa
>
>
> Dr Lisa Wingate
> Research Scientist
> Interactions Soil Plant Atmosphere [UMR ISPA 1391]
> Institut National de la Recherche Agronomique [INRA].
> 71 Avenue Edouard Bourlaux
> CS 20032
> 33882 Villenave d'Ornon Cedex
> FRANCE
>
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> http://www.lisawingate.eu
>
> Telephone ++33 (0)557 122431
> Fax       ++33 (0)557 122420
>



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