Laboratory automation is capable of performing a variety of tasks including microplate handling, sample preparation, and automated liquid handling. Though this equipment comes with a high price tag, it will improve the quality of your data by reducing variability and errors and increasing reproducibility. Automation will also improve your efficiency and prevent injuries as these instruments are able to perform repetitive tasks around the clock. When purchasing, users need to decide what throughput they require, what their future needs will entail, and whether they want a dedicated or a multipurpose system.
In this eBook you will learn:
- Questions to ask when buying laboratory automation
- Tips for automating your lab
- Using automation for sample preparation and automated liquid handling
- Considerations for laboratory automation when designing a lab