Experts offer key tips for keeping ULT freezers in top shape, and how to avoid common problems
Removing frost regularly is critical in laboratory freezer and fridge maintenance.
Keeping your laboratory balances up to snuff is pretty simple, but there are a few things to remember to ensure the process goes smoothly.
Educating users on proper technique is essential to avoiding pipette neglect
CO2 incubators are the heart of cell-based work in many labs. When they stop, work in the lab stops. Yet, these units are often ignored—until disaster strikes.
Using mills and grinders can be a messy business, which is why cleaning and inspecting units’ parts is so important to keeping this lab equipment in top shape.
For something so instrumental to keeping glassware clean, it only makes sense that maintaining the cleanliness of your lab washer is one of the keys to keeping it running properly.
“It’s extremely important that the user keeps an eye on the status of the rotor, maintains it properly, cleans it, and prevents aggressive chemicals from getting in,” product manager says
Because baths and chillers are such a basic piece of laboratory equipment, it’s easy to put them in a corner and forget about them. But, as with other instruments, maintaining your bath or chiller is extremely important.
Keeping your vacuum pump happy all comes down to regular maintenance.
For lab equipment as essential to protecting employees’ safety as biological safety cabinets (BSCs) and ductless fume hoods, making sure you’re looking after such equipment properly is crucial.