[Microbiology] Re: Looking for an Unusual vessel

Tom Knight tk at mit.edu
Sat Mar 11 10:44:15 EST 2006


FLHTPI <sox_fan at comcast.net> writes:

> I need an unusual shipping vessel.
> 
> I'd like to ship a small amount of lyophilized solid, and a small
> amount of solution, in two separate small joined containers.  maybe
> some kind of ampule.
>  I need something where both sides will remain separate until a
> customer bangs, or cracks, or breaks something, at which point the
> solid and liquid will mix.

The chemiluminescent tags (popular at fireworks displays etc.) use a
plastic bendable housing with a glass ampule.  When used, the glass is
broken, activating the chemiluminescent system.  I have no idea if
these are available other than as a custom device -- I somehow doubt
it.



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