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Graduated Cylinder

Graduated Cylinder
Graduated Cylinder
Product Code : SS959
Brand Name : SCISOL
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Graduated Cylinder

This is a primary measuring tool for the volume of a liquid. There are several markings up and down the length of the container with specific increments. These come in many sizes. The smaller they are, the more specific the volume measurements will be.

When reading the volume from a graduated cylinder, you will notice that the liquid seems to have an indention with the liquid around the edges being higher than the liquid in the center, sloping down like looking at the rubber on a trampoline when someone is standing in the middle. This is called the meniscus. Line the lowest point of the meniscus up with the nearest marking, keeping the cylinder level. That is how to properly read the volume.