3 Microcentrifuges Your Lab Should Know About

Microcentrifuges, much like regular centrifuges, work by using the process of centripetal acceleration to separate substances of different densities. However, as their name suggests, microcentrifuges are more ideal for the separation of micro-volume protocols. Typically, they are used with liquid samples that are 2 ml or less at high speeds. They are important for biological applications in laboratories including the microfiltration of small samples and the pelleting of nucleic acids and proteins.

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How to Choose the Right Centrifuges

Not only are centrifuges a key component of any laboratory, they can be quite expensive, meaning you want to do your research before you decide to invest in one. Our experts at Pipette.com know the ins and outs of centrifuges and with our variety of quality Eppendorf products, we’re sure that you’ll find something that suits your laboratory’s needs. Take a look at the basics of these research tools below to ensure you select the right Eppendorf centrifuge for your laboratory.

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Cell Culture 101: Dishes, Plates, & Flasks

With the variety of cell cultures dishes, plates and flasks that exist, knowing the differences between them can be a headache. To make matters worse, choosing the wrong materials can really affect your research. Our experts have outlined the various differences between these products below to ensure that you choose the one optimal for your needs.

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Vortex-Genie –Old Reliable in the Lab

When working with lab equipment it is crucial to know you can rely on your machine to function without tweaks or hiccups. This is one of the reasons that the Vortex-Genie can still be found in many laboratories throughout North America. The durability of the Vortex-Genie is proven by the fact that the 1980’s private Label VWR and Fisher brands still exist in the labs today.

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Eppendorf Repeater M4 – An Ideal Lab Repeater

Although repeater pipettes are on the advanced end of the pipette spectrum, their flexibility to set and dispense specific volumes of solution into multiple tools without having to aspirate makes them a very effective and efficient tool.There are various differences between repeater pipettes and other types including the following: Read more

Vortex Genie the Most Popular Mixer Across North American Laboratories – Why?

Investing in a quality laboratory vortex mixer is something that will ensure the proper mixing of your solutions and increase the accuracy of your experiments. At Pipette.com, our Vortex Genie mixers are some of our most popular products thanks to their simple design and affordable price. They also offer a level of quality not found in any other products within their price range, making them one of the most often-used mixers in laboratories. Read more

Pipette.com Promotions For NEST Cell Tissue Culture Dish Products: Flasks, Dishes & Plates!

tissue cell culture plates, flasks, dishesGrowing cells under controlled conditions require a keen eye for detail and an investment in these products that can help maintain their viability. Using cheap products can lead to the contamination of your cell tissue culture and ultimately compromise the results of your experiment. At Pipette.com, we are currently offering numerous promotions on our NEST cell tissue culture dishes, plates and flasks to give you the tools that you need to sustain your cell cultures. Read more

Plastic Waste In The Lab

plastic waste in the labHow is your lab impacting the environment?

Did you know that the Great Pacific Garbage Patch is an area between Hawaii and California in which marine debris lies? The debris is located in the North pacific Gyre which has trapped approximately 100 million tons of litter in its currents. The majority of debris is comprised of PLASTIC!

There is a massive garbage patch in the Pacific Ocean. In fact, there are trash vortexes in each of the 5 oceanic gyres. The size of these trash vortices are debatable, but the facts remain, our oceans are littered with plastic and the trend is going in the wrong direction! Read more

The Eppendorf Centrifuge 5702 – Clinical and Cell Culture Labs’ Centrifuge Dream Come True

Eppendorf Centrifuge 5702RChoosing the right centrifuge for Clinical and Cell Culture Labs can be a tedious and overwhelming task for many lab managers. Not only does the centrifuge have to be affordable but it has to be able to provide accurate and precise results while having a diversity of options. It also has to be easy-to-use for all technicians; offer options like refrigeration and heating, able to stay within protocol requirements and/or regulations. If you have just taken over the lab management duties, the task of finding the right centrifuge can be monumental. If you have worked as a lab manager for some time, then you can relate to all of these challenges. Fortunately, Eppendorf, the leader in centrifugation products, recognizes the need for a centrifuge that embodies these qualities. This is why they’ve created the Eppendorf 5702 centrifuge line, the dream come true for clinical and cell culture labs. Read more

3 Eppendorf Pipettes You Should Know About

Eppendorf-Multipette-M4Take A Look at 3 Eppendorf Pipettes You Should Know More About

If you’ve ever stepped foot in the lab, then you’ve heard of Eppendorf®. How could you not? Veteran lab technicians know how efficient and extraordinary Eppendorf pipettes are – they’ve become the standard for what pipettes should be. They are durability constructed, ergonomically designed, and highly efficient. Eppendorf has a long line of pipettes, all cater to a variety of applications. To help you navigate through the masses, we’ve compiled a short list of Eppendorf pipettes you should know about: Read more