UQ Glassblowing Services specialises in the fabrication and repair of laboratory, chemical, scientific and custom built glass apparatus.

Situated within the School of Chemistry & Molecular Biosciences and servicing clients across UQ and beyond, UQGS has a high level of expertise in the fabrication and repair of a wide range of specialised and standard scientific glassware.

The workshop employs a qualified and highly experienced glassblower and an apprentice to ensure your demands are met in a timely and professional manner.

UQGS stocks an extensive range of glass components, enabling the manufacture of a variety of custom built glassware to your specifications. 

These include glass and teflon stopcocks, interchangeable ground joints, flanges, glass sinters, screwthread joints, graded and glass to metal seals.

For customers requiring high temperature or high purity glassware, a service in quartz and pure silica glasses is available. 

Your favourite piece of glassware needs repair?  Bring it in and we'll see what we can do.

The experienced staff in the workshop can provide expert advice and information regarding your special glassware requirements.


UQ clients can view a pricelist for standard glassblowing workshop products here:


Further information, including prices for external clients and quotes for fabrication of bespoke items and for repairs to existing glassware are available by contacting:

Mr Robin Berlyn (Workshop Manager - University Glassblowing Services)
Phone: 07 336 53904 / 07 336 52691
Fax: 07 336 57046

UQ Glassblowing Services section

Custom built glassware

Interchangeable glassware

Quartz work

Sintered glassware

Vacuum systems

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