Discover Superior Quality Pipette Stands for Increased Lab Safety

Keep You Lab Bench Organized With a Pipette Stand

Being completely organized is a critical tool in the skill-set of leading lab workers across the globe. To embrace their organization and streamline their work, lab workers require products such as pipette stands. Pipette.com now carries the leading pipette stands from innovators such as Gilson™, Rainin™, Eppendorf™, Biohit™, Themo Fisher™, Socorex™, and Heathrow Scientific™. They also carry universal fitting pipette stand products, to ensure the ultimate in process flexibility for lab technicians. The company’s products suite sets the standards within the marketplace and features systems that can hold and separate up-to 7 pipettes while preventing pipettes touching countertops and thus reducing the risk of cross-contamination. Read more

What is a micropipette?

Using a micropipette in your laboratory

Micropipettes are utilized in the laboratory to transfer small quantities of liquid, usually down to 0.1 uL. They are most commonly used in chemistry, biology, forensic, pharmaceutical, and drug discovery labs, among others. Common micropipette sizes used in labs include: Read more

9 Unique Pipettes You Should Probably Consider

9 Unique Pipettes You’ve Been Missing Out On

Pipettes are an essential tool in the laboratory, how else would you manually transfer a precise measurement of liquid from one vessel to the next? Pipettes come in all shapes and sizes, from massive ones to smaller ones. Available in manual, electronic, multichannel, and single – pipettes are a diverse bunch. While you’re probably used to the design of a Gilson® or Rainin® pipette, all pipettes differ in design, build, and overall precision. Here are 9 Unique Pipettes You Should Consider (in no particular order): Read more

Proper Pipetting Resources

Proper Pipetting - The effect of the pipetting position

Proper Pipetting – The effect of the pipetting position

Proper Pipetting Resources That Will Improve Your Skills

This post is in response to a tweet that said: “Any scientists out there have a good #pipetting info poster to show students?”

We are constantly adding to our growing Knowledge Base to provide our customers with excellent resources to increase laboratory productivity. We’ve compiled an extensive list of pipetting resources from major pipette manufacturers that highlight proper pipetting techniques and tools to improve your pipetting experience, regardless of your skill level. Whether you’re working in a clinical, reference, research setting, these resources will help improve your pipetting accuracy and technique.
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Worried About Contaminating your Pipette and Sample?

Hey, Pipette Enthusiasts!

Our current promotions are finally out this week! Worried About Contaminating your Pipette and Sample? Worry No More: The Eppendorf Dualfilter SealMax Filter Tips are here! Read more

Don’t Panic: Stay Relaxed When Using ep Dualfilter T.I.P.S. SealMax

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Your pipette and sample are safe with ep Dualfilter T.I.P.S.® and ep Dualfilter T.I.P.S.® SealMax

ep Dualfilter T.I.P.S. SealMax

Eppendorf ep Dualfilter T.I.P.S. were the first tips with a two-phase filter for ultimate protection against aerosols and biomolecules. Building on the technology present in the first Dualfilter, Eppendorf expands its current ep Dualfilter T.I.P.S. portfolio with a self sealing tip, the new ep Dualfilter T.I.P.S. SealMax with liquid blocking technology is recommended for when you need additional protection against over pipetting. ep

Dualfilter T.I.P.S. and ep Dualfilter T.I.P.S. SealMax are manufactured to the highest quality standards from pure, non-recycled materials under cleanroom conditions without the use of interfering slip agents, biocides or plasticizers.

Ideally suited for methods where high sensitivity and reproducibility are essential, ep Dualfilter T.I.P.S. and ep Dualfilter T.I.P.S. SealMax are especially recommended for applications such as PCR and microbiology where preserving sample integrity and preventing cross contamination are critical. Read more

ep Dualfilter T.I.P.S. SealMax – Determination of sample recovery rate in case of over-pipetting of water

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Lu Foong Teng1, Detlef Hempfling
Eppendorf Asia Pacific Headquarters, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Eppendorf Instrumente GmbH, Hamburg, Germany

Abstract

In case of accidental over-pipetting, self-sealing filter tips provide additional protection against contamination by forming a sealed barrier upon contact with the sample liquid, preventing it from passing through the filter. The ability to recover the sample as much as possible thereafter is questionable. An investigation was carried out to determine the sample recovery rate of self-sealing filter tips following over-pipetting of water. Results show that nearly complete sample recovery is achievable using ep Dualfilter T.I.P.S. SealMax with regard to water. It has the highest recovery rate and reproducibility irrespective of the filter tip size when compared with two other manufacturers of self-sealing filter tips. Similar recovery rates may be expected when working with other aqueous solutions having physical properties like water. Read more

BrandTech Dispensette 3 Bottletop Dispenser Can Save Biology Labs Hundreds in Grants

Why BrandTech Dispensette 3 bottletop dispensers can save you hundreds in grant money on reagents and the purchase of unnecessary pipette repeaters.

 

Dispensette III Digital Bottletop DispensersBrandTech Dispensette 3 bottletop dispenser can be your lab’s solution. Are you constantly dispensing the same amount of solution 2-3 times a day, five days a week with a repeater? What if you had the option of using an alternative product that guarantees the same precise results of a repeater minus the stress of your poor thumb and sanity?

Bottle top dispensers can be used in any laboratory where measured amounts of liquids are needed, including biology, chemistry, food & beverage, mining, petrochemical, and wasterwater labs. According to Jakub Latusek, BrandTech®’s Distributor Relations Manager, “Choosing a bottle top dispenser versus a repeater comes down to preference and convenience of each particular application. When it comes down to it, if you are dispensing the same reagent regularly, it’s generally easier to attach a dispenser to a stock reagent bottle instead of pouring into smaller bottles and risking a hazardous spill.” If you know the volume of liquid you’re dispensing, save yourself the tedious repetition and stress to your thumb, use a Dispensette® bottle top dispenser.

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How to Pipette Plasma in Your Lab – Finding the Right Pipette

How to Pipette Plasma in Your Lab – Finding the Right Pipette

If you’ve ever asked the question about how to accurately pipette plasma in your laboratory, then you’ll find the following information as beneficial. We recently had an inquiry requesting information about finding the most accurate pipettes for pipetting plasma samples. When working with plasma samples, the goal is to find a solution to allow you to pipette accurately without damaging the sample. In order to find the most accurate pipettes for pipetting plasma samples, you’ll need to know what volumes you will be working with for each sample and the experience your lab technicians have. Read more

Eppendorf Technical Report : Inhibitory Effects of Filter Tips Concerning PCR and Real-time PCR

Eppendorf Dualfilter Tips Technical Report can be downloaded in PDF format here.

Hannes Bucher, Kornelia Ewald
Eppendorf AG, Hamburg, Germany

Abstract

The use of various filter tips for preparation of PCR experiments can lead to significant decreases in the efficiency of DNA amplification. With a minimal effect on PCR reactions, ep Dualfilter T.I.P.S. are particularly well suited for preparing PCR experiments; this is evident with both classic PCR and real-time PCR. Read more