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What should I expect when I order bulk beads?

Enter your bead material and diameter to find out some interesting information.


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Part Number:
Actual Density (g/mL):
*Observed Density (g/mL):
Volume of 1 lb. (mL):
Number of Beads in 1 lb:
100mg samples homogenized / lb.:

... will appear here upon selection of bead information.

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* Since there is space between each bead, the observed dry density is less than the actual density of the material. In our protocols, the volume of beads recommended is based on the observed density.