Frosted polyethylene vial with screw-on polyethylene cap. The nominal outer diameter measures 1/2-inch x 2-inch long (12.7 mm x 50.8 mm). Holds one 3/8-inch (9.5 mm) stainless steel grinding ball (#2155). May be used with the Cryo-Block (#2663) and the vial holder (#2191). Grinding load per vial is 1-3 gram, mixing load 3 mL. Sold in package of 200.
Vial sets are an alternative to titer plates. Vials can be filled and sealed individually, and the larger vials can hold bigger samples than titer plates. Replacement vials and steel balls can be purchased separately.