About Cargille

About Us

Since 1924, Cargille Laboratories has been providing specialized services to a broad range of laboratory sciences. Cargille develops and manufactures optical liquids calibrated for refractive indices for use throughout the many laboratory disciplines involving microscopy and optics. Advances for the microscopy field continually develop from Cargille Laboratories’ research.

Cargille has also consistently led in the development and standardization of immersion oils for over 50 years. Cargille Immersion Oils meet or exceed the ISO 8036-1 Standard, and in fact, Cargille served as a member of the U.S. delegation to the International Standards Organization and helped write the ISO specifications for immersion oils in conjunction with microscope manufacturers, experts, and users worldwide.

Other major products which Cargille concentrates on include highly stable Laser Liquids, mounting medias, optical gels, fused silica matching liquids, comminuted optical glass & mineralogical reference standards, viscosity tubes, disposable beakers, Sink-Floats®, Heavy Liquids, and other scientific and laboratory specialties.

Experienced & Reliable

With our experience and products at your disposal, you can equip your facility with the right supplies and materials. Our comprehensive inventory provides you with a broad array of options, ensuring you can find the laboratory specialties that you require. We’re dedicated to your complete satisfaction, which is why we strive to maintain a broad range of selections.

At Cargille, we understand the difficulty of finding a reliable distributor who can meet your specific needs. That’s why we pride ourselves on understanding the liquids and oils that we have in our stock. We possess a wealth of knowledge and expertise in the field, so you can count on us to deliver only the highest quality products.

Stay Productive

By implementing our scientific and laboratory specialties into your work environment, you can feel confident that you have access to all the supplies you require. You can worry less about running out of a specific liquid and instead focus on the task at hand. Our company is here to make sure you are fully stocked with everything necessary for your projects.

Please don’t hesitate to reach out with any questions or concerns you have about us or our products. We can give you more details so that you can rest easy knowing you have the best support available.

The People of Cargille Laboratories

William Sacher: President & Technical Director
Thallys Goncalves: Research and Development
Brent Seugling: Quality Control
Donna Hamersma: Regulatory Compliance & ISO Representative
Cheryl Hosler: Controller