Scientific glass has been around for quite some time, and yet it is constantly changing. It seems like every week something is being tweaked or improved in some way. Whether its a new perc design or a new bowl shape, glass artists are always looking to take it to the next level. Designs are constantly getting better and therefore, so is the smoking experience.
What is Scientific Glass?
This special glass is a specific category of smoking instruments made up of pieces having a unique design, and meeting certain specifications. These pieces are fashioned after designs found in scientific laboratories. Therefore, you may notice the underlying influence of certain instruments such as beakers, straight tubes, etc. Scientific pieces are made from thick borosilicate glass that is usually clear or lightly colored. They generally have a pretty basic shape and a very clean look and feel.
Why Use Scientific Glass
Scientific glass has many features that make it ideal for the smoking industry. For one thing, It is more durable and difficult to break than other types of glass. If you are prone to knocking things over, this might be the way to go. It is also very resistant to heat, which is beneficial for something that you will be heating to very high temperatures time and again. Stress fractures are extremely rare in these pieces.
Another nice benefit of Scientific glass rigs is that they are capable of containing multiple percolators. Many times they also have more complex percolators than other types of glass. This makes them excellent at filtering and cooling smoke, providing you with a great smoking experience, and guaranteed cool hits.
Scientific pieces are generally cheaper than heady glass, making them more economical. This is especially important to consider if you plan on transporting your rig often and are worried about it getting broken.
Ultimately, scientific glass is designed for incredible ease of use and functionality, and it excels in both of these areas. If you are looking for a basic tool that is affordable and provides you with the ultimate smoking experience, then scientific glass is right for you.
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13 1/2″ Tall Cobalt Blue Lip and Foot Wraps “Burnout” Fire – Ice Wig Wag Section
14″ Flat Disc Diffused Beaker
by Zob Glass
Zob’s 14″ Beaker with a flat disc diffused downstem is the sleek, thick glass you’ve been looking for. Made in California on 5mm thick glass, Zob’s classic beaker is strengthened even further by its fixed downstem. At the end of the downstem is a flat disc diffuser designed to produce more bubbles than you thought possible while pulling clean hit after clean hit. Zob’s beaker includes a clean looking 14mm male slide and 3 ice pinches down the neck. Finished off with a bold graphic Zob label, this beaker is all you need to succeed.
- 14″ Zob beaker
- 14mm male slide
- 14″ tall
- disc perc diffuser on fixed downstem
- beaker shape
- ice pinches
- 5mm thick wall tubing
4.0 Daytripper rig combines top notch form with ultra clean function to give you the daily driver you deserve. With its claim trap and 4 hole diffusion perc, this has been designed to give you the cleanest hit from your concentrates. Cold worked, sandblasted, handmade ground joints deliver the best bang for your buck anywhere. Scoop a Daytripper today and take it for a ride.
4.0 Worked Daytripper rig combines top notch form with ultra clean function to give you the daily driver you deserve. With its claim trap and 4 hole diffusion perc, this has been designed to give you the cleanest hit from your concentrates. Cold worked, sandblasted, handmade ground joints and custom lined tubing deliver the best bang for your buck anywhere. Scoop a Daytripper today and take it for a ride. TI Signed by E. Ross
This 9″ Benjamin Danklin mini rig by Nev Glass is the perfect addition to your collection or to use as your daily driver. Using Greasy Glass’ bright yellow Pineapple Express color, this piece will pop off of your shelf. LIMITED EDITION means that we won’t see many of these again.