CLEAPSS working with glass RB631 / L01

Start date
29 Nov 18
1 Day
Newcastle College, Rye Hill Campus, Scotswood Road, Newcastle-upon-Tyne NE4 7SA View on Google Map


This one-day practical course will provide technicians with the knowledge and skills required to make most of the simple bends, and other items required for gas preparation, in most science departments. It will also demonstrate how some items of broken glass equipment can be repaired.


•introduction to types of glass, their properties, uses and safe handling and different types of burners
•cutting and polishing tubes and rods
•simple glass bends and more advanced bending including double bends
•how to safely insert and remove glass into and from bungs
•sealing wire into glass, repairing glass
•making a decorative glass bead


CLEAPSS - working with glass29 November 201809:00-16:00Newcastle College

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State-funded school or collegeActivity fee£90.00 +VAT
Fee-paying school or college (independent)Activity fee£90.00 +VAT

Additional information

For courses at the National STEM Learning Centre in York, fees include meals and accommodation for the duration of the course. 


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