PGBP-16 | Precision glass beads, 16 mm diameter


These 16 mm precision glass beads are manufactured from soda lime glass and have a very high degree of roundness and beads above 8 mm in diameter are polished to a fine matt surface. Beads of a particular size vary only very slightly in diameter.

Applications for precision glass beads include ball bearings, valves for dosage pumps and dispensers, closures for ink cartridges, and many other applications in the optical, space and medical industries.

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Please contact Advance Scientific to request a quotation for bulk quantities of this product.

The image associated with these precision glass beads is used for illustrative purposes only and is not representative of the physical characteristics of these beads.


Kisker Biotech
Mean bead diameter
16 mm
QuantityPack of 70 beads
Chemical composition67.7% SiO2, 6.48% K2O, 10.7% Na2O, 5.03% BaO, 5.57% CaO, 2.67% ZnO and 1.85% other
Density2.58 gm/cm³
Melting point1445ºC
Hardness (Mohs)≥6

About Us

Advance Scientific Products Pty Ltd is based in Queensland and is focused on delivering high-quality products and service to our customers in the life and analytical sciences across Australia.

The company was established in 2013 by experienced instrumentation specialists to provide full distribution and customer support capability to manufacturers seeking to expand their activities in Australia without having to create their own sales and marketing infrastructure.