Category: pipette

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…

Capture gene bands without cutting

Isolating individual bands from electrophoresis gels usually involves manually cutting them free, a slow process that can be prone to cross contamination. Gel Company says its new GeneCatcher provides a simpler, inexpensive, one-handed method of removing bands. Simply push a…

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…

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…

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…

Intelligent pipetting for every laboratory

EPPENDORF’s new Xplorer Plus electronic pipette incorporates a number of ‘intelligent’ functions to improve the simplicity, precision and reproducibility of liquid handling in the laboratory.  Specifically designed for work involving complex or long pipetting series, and requiring the exact setting of…

Longer pipette tips for better labware access

INTEGRA has introduced a new extended length GripTip pipette tip available in non-sterile, sterile, filter and Green Choice configurations. The Long GripTip is designed to work with single, eight, 12, and 16 channel Viaflo electronic pipettes and Voyager eight and…

The right questions to ask about pipette calibration

WHEN developing a pipette calibration programme for your laboratory, there are many questions that need to be asked and decisions to be made, write Ann Lenhardt and Erin Lenhardt of Calibrate. What tolerances should you use? How often should you…