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Department of Chemistry

Science A 229
University of Calgary
2500 University Dr NW
Calgary, AB T2N 1N4 Canada
T. 403.220.5341
F. 403.289.9488

Chemistry Glass Shop

The Chemistry glass shop is operated by Mark Toonen and provides services for the Department of Chemistry, as well as the Faculty of Science and the whole campus.


Department of Chemistry, Glassblowing
Science A, Room 08   
2500 University Dr. N.W   
Calgary, Alberta, T2N 1N4

Mark Toonen 
Location: Science A, Room 08
Telephone: 220-5578 

Materials Available 

  • Borosilicate and quartz glass tubing of various sizes
  • Ground glass Joints, Tapers, Sockets, Balls
  • Stopcocks, Needle valves, High vac valves
  • Round and flat bottom flasks, Erlenmeyer flasks, and Volumetric flasks of various volumes.
  • Fritted ware of various porosity
  • Special order materials upon request

Services Offered

  • Design and fabricate custom research equipment
  • Manufacture and repair of borosilicate and quartz laboratory apparatus - including condensers, distillation units, quartz dewars, and complete vacuum systems
  • Consult on the design, manufacture and/or purchase of laboratory glassware


The Facility

Glass Shop