Category: liquid handling

Free guide helps make labs greener

Magazine-format eco guide from Anachem includes special offers on pipettes

A FREE guide to reducing the environmental impact of a laboratory has been produced by Anachem. The Eco News magazine includes tips on reducing laboratory plastic waste, such as specific tips on recycling the packaging of pipette tips: pipette tip…

Blowdown evaporator is compatible with lab automation

Porvair Ultravap Levante blowdown evaporator is compatible with automated liquid handling

NITROGEN blowdown evaporation has been adopted by many labs for the removal of chromatography solvents such as acetonitrile, dichloromethane, hexane, and methanol. The latest blowdown evaporator from Porvair Sciences, the Ultravap Levante, is equipped with an RS232 connection and a…

Centrifuge catalogue provides accessories choice

HEROLAB says it is well known for making centrifuges, but less well known for wide range of centrifuge tubes and bottles. The company says its Centrifuge Labware guide gives extensive information on product selection information, and contains valuable information for…

Optimised pipetting for PCR applications

INTEGRA ‘s newly-expanded Viaflo II electronic pipette range includes models designed to fill the gap between the existing 0.5-12.5ul and  5-125ul ranges. Available for single-, 8-, 12- and 16-channel Viaflo II pipettes, the new models deliver optimised precision pipetting in…

How to choose the best liquid flowmeter for the lab

A NEW white paper, ‘How to specify liquid flowmeters’, draws on many years of experience from Titan Enterprises . The company observes that accurate, reliable, and cost effective flow measurement is more important today than it has ever been. The…

Ward off pipetting RSI with this free lab poster

ANYBODY who has worked in a lab for any length of time will be aware that pipetting increases the risk of developing Repetitive Strain Injury (RSI). Risks can be reduced by applying Good Pipetting Practice (GPP) within the laboratory. Advice…

Microplate dispenser is ‘world’s most precise’

DISPENSING precise volumes of fluids into microplates can be a critical factor in many laboratory operations, and plenty of manufacturers of lab automation systems take pride in the accuracy of their equipment. Redd&Whyte reckons its Preddator liquid handling system is…

Tailored automation of PCR setup and nucleic acid purification

THE LATEST Eppendorf automated pipetting systems are, says the company, uniquely tailored for PCR setup and nucleic acid purification. The EPMotion P5073 and M5073 simplify othwerwise complex and labour-intensive pipetting jobs, promising to save time and improve the reliability and…

384 channel pipette set for SLAS 2013 launch

INTEGRA has chosen the annual meeting of the Society for Laboratory Automation and Screening (SLAS) to launch its new 384-channel handheld electronic pipette.   Capable of both 96- and 384-channel pipetting, the new Viaflo 384 is said to be ideal for…