Flasks

Some articles on flask, flasks:

Thermos
... A vacuum flask (also known as a Dewar flask, Dewar bottle or Thermos) is an insulating storage vessel that greatly lengthens the time over which its contents remain hotter ... Invented by Sir James Dewar in 1892, the vacuum flask consists of two flasks, placed one within the other and joined at the neck ... The gap between the two flasks is partially evacuated of air, creating a near-vacuum which prevents heat transfer by conduction or convection ...
Round-bottom Flask - Applications
... The round bottoms on these types of flasks allow more uniform heating and/or boiling of liquid ... Thus, round-bottom flasks are used in a variety of applications where the contents are heated or boiled ... Round-bottom flasks are used in distillation by chemists as distilling flasks and receiving flasks for the distillate (see distillation diagram) ...
Laboratory Flask
... Laboratory flasks are vessels (containers) which fall into the category of laboratory equipment known as glassware ... In laboratory and other scientific settings, they are usually referred to simply as flasks ... Flasks come in a number of shapes and a wide range of sizes, but a common distinguishing aspect in their shapes is a wider vessel "body" and one (or sometimes more) narrower tubular sections at ...
Flask (casting) - Flask Design
... Flasks are often designed with bars which extend span two opposite sides ... Flasks are designed with an alignment or registration feature so that the two flasks can be aligned to one another to insure a casting can be more dimensionally accurate ... Flasks will usually have handles or trunnions designed into their construction which assist in handling the flasks with cranes or other lifting machinery ...
Scavengers (game Show) - Challenges - Rupture
... Aim Recovery of four water filtration flasks from rupture chamber ... Value Each flask is worth 25 Salvage Points ... Special Difficulties Flasks must be floated through pipes by redirecting the flow of water ...