FLHTPI <sox_fan at comcast.net> writes:
> I need an unusual shipping vessel.
>> I'd like to ship a small amount of lyophilized solid, and a small
> amount of solution, in two separate small joined containers. maybe
> some kind of ampule.
> I need something where both sides will remain separate until a
> customer bangs, or cracks, or breaks something, at which point the
> solid and liquid will mix.
The chemiluminescent tags (popular at fireworks displays etc.) use a
plastic bendable housing with a glass ampule. When used, the glass is
broken, activating the chemiluminescent system. I have no idea if
these are available other than as a custom device -- I somehow doubt