Research Core Services

The Lerner Research Institute's Core Services seek to facilitate and advance research throughout Cleveland Clinic by providing technologies that support basic, translational, and clinical research.

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Glassware Core


Available Glassware from the Core - NB1-20

  • Beakers - Glass: 50ml, 100ml, 150ml, 250ml, 400ml, 600ml, 1L, and 2L
  • Beakers - Plastic: 50ml, 200ml, 400ml, 1L, 2L, and 4L
  • Flasks - Glass: 50ml, 125ml, 250ml, 500ml, 1L, 2L, and 4L
  • Cylinders - Glass: 50ml, 100ml, 250ml, 500ml, 1L, and 2L
  • Cylinders - Plastic: 50ml, 100ml, 250ml, 500ml, 1L, and 2L
  • Bottles - Glass: 125ml, 250ml, 500ml, 1L, and 2L
  • Funnels - Plastic: 6", 8"
  • Pipettes - Glass: 1ml, 2ml, 5ml, 10ml, and 25ml
  • Pasteur Pipettes - Glass: 53/4", 9"

All Glassware is baked @180° for 8 hours or autoclaved at 121°C for Sterilization. Biological indicators are used for every load.

Amsco Reliance 444

The Amsco Reliance 444 from Steris Corporation is a mechanical washer/disinfector. The washer/disinfector is designed with seven adjustable cycles: instruments, gentle, utensils, glassware, plastic goods, anesthesia/respiratory goods and decontamination. The glassware core has four Reliance 444s connected by an Automated Transport System (A.T.S) The ATS is capable of pushing and pulling the washer baskets automatically on to and off of the washer load tables.

Finn-Aqua Steam Sterilizer or Autoclave

The Finn-Aqua Steam Sterilizer or Autoclave is a steam-jacketed sterilizer designed to process a variety of loads using saturated steam under pressure and mechanical or gravity air removal principles. The unit is equipped with a fully-programmable microcomputer control system. The sterilizer is able to process cycles for sterilizing hard goods, lightly wrapped porous loads, and liquid loads in vented containers.