The Institute of Industrial Research (IIR) is one of the leading 13 Research Institutes of Ghana’s Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR), the main Science and Technology Research and Development Institution of Ghana. The CSIR-IIR is Ghana’s foremost industrial research and development organization.


CSIR-IIR Laboratory Facilities

CSIR-IIR Glass Blowing Unit

What we do…
The glass blowing unit of the CSIR-IIR provides unique service to the government and the general public by undertaking manufacture and repairs of various scientific and industrial glassware for their needs. The unit is equipped with equipment and staffed with experienced scientific glassblowers. We can manufacture, modify or repair any catalogued laboratory and industrial glassware.

Scientific Glassware
The Centre undertakes manufacturing of extensive range of laboratory glassware including;

  • Test tube (various specifications)
  • Boiling tube (various specifications)
  • Flat/round bottom flasks
  • Condensers
  • Beaker
  • Measuring cylinder
  • Centrifuge tubes
  • Manometer
  • Vigreaux columns
  • Separation funnels (pear shape, cylindrical & conical)
  • Pipettes

The unit undertakes the repair of laboratory and industrial glassware such as; condenser, pipettes, soxhelts, flasks, cylinders and general glassware

The unit carries out training programmes for beginners and refresher courses for technicians from research institution and Universities upon request.

As much as possible, we put in all effort to complete your work on time.




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