a large container, sometimes in a frame for support, used for storing and transporting liquids:
carboy in British English
a large glass or plastic bottle, usually protected by a basket or box, used for containing corrosive liquids such as acids
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carboy in American English
a large glass or plastic bottle enclosed for protection in basketwork or in a wooden crate: used esp. as a container for corrosive liquids
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carboy in American English
a large glass bottle protected by basketwork or a wooden box, used esp. for holding corrosive liquids
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A carboy, also known as a demijohn, is a rigid container with a typical capacity of 4 to 60 litres (1 to 16 US gal). Carboys are primarily used for transporting liquids, often water or chemicals.
They are also used for in-home fermentation of beverages, often beer or wine.
Nalgene Autoclavable Carboys with Handles are ideal for the containment of media, bulk pharmaceutical ingredients and other solutions.
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What is a Carboy Container?
The term "carboy" originated in the 1700s. It derives from an ancient Persian word "Qarabah", which means large flagon. These vessels were made from glass and covered with papyrus or wicker.
In its history, a carboy was also called a demijohn. Today, this term is more associated with wine and spirits. Carboys are common products for home beer brewers. In laboratories, carboy containers are associated with chemicals.
How Laboratories Use Carboy Containers
Laboratories use carboy containers for transporting, storing and dispensing solvents, buffers, reagents and powders. Rigid chemical containers that are highly resistance to chemicals, Justrite carboys range in sizes from 0.7 to 10.6 gallons. Amber-colored carboys are suitable for light sensitive applications and heat stability.
Plastic carboy containers have advantages over glass carboys because of their durability.
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Thermo Scientific Nalgene 2322-0050 rectangular polycarbonate carboy with spigot, 20 L
Thermo Scientific™ Nalgene™ Clearboy™, rechteckig, aus Polycarbonat mit Hahn, 20 l
Thermo Scientific™ Nalgene Clearboy Kanister im platzsparenden Design zum Lagern und zur Ausgabe von Medien, Lösungen und sterilem Wasser.
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