Worldwide Glass Resources, Inc. - Insert Features

Technical Information: Vials and Inserts : Insert Features

Insert Features

Insert Fit

Worldwide Glass Resources offers inserts to fit Standard Opening Vials as well as Large Opening Vials

  • 8-425 Screw Thread Vials use inserts with a 5 mm diameter.
  • 9 mm Screw Thread Vials, 11 mm Large Opening Crimp Vials and Snap Vials, 10-425 Screw Thread Vials, use inserts with a 6 mm diameter.
  • 13-425 Screw Thread Vials use inserts with 8 mm diameter.

Bottom Design

Worldwide Glass Resources offers inserts with the following bottom designs:

Bottom Design
Diagram
Description

Flat Bottom

Use photo file "Flat Bottom Insert"

Flat Bottom inserts lay flat on the bottom of the vial.

Conical Bottom (Pulled Point and Mandrel Point)

Use photo file "Conical Insert Pulled and Mandrel"

Conical Bottom taper to a point.  The bottom point rests on the bottom of the vial.  The manufacturing process of Pulled Point inserts creates the taper, while creating a flat surface inside the point.  The manufacturing process of Mandrel inserts creates the taper, while creating a conical surface inside the point.

Conical Bottom with Bottom Spring

Use photo file  "Conical Insert w Bottom Spring"

A PP Bottom Spring can be attached to both Pulled Point Conical Bottom inserts and Mandrel Conical Bottom inserts, in glass or in plastic.  This spring helps center the insert inside the vial and protects the autosamplers' needle from impact with the insert.