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Pipette Resource Guide

Enhance precision and comfort with these strategies for pipette selection, calibration, and usage

Beyond simple liquid transfer, pipettes are essential for ensuring precision, accuracy, and efficiency in numerous lab procedures. With a wide range of options available, each with different features and applications, selecting the right pipette is crucial for meeting the demands of different tasks. Proper maintenance and calibration are equally important for ensuring accurate and reliable measurements. 

Gain expert insights on pipette selection, maintenance, and ergonomics to elevate your lab’s efficiency and precision.

Ergonomic considerations are an often overlooked aspect of lab equipment. Neglecting ergonomics, especially for pipettes, can result in discomfort or injury to lab personnel with frequent or prolonged use, which can harm staff wellness, accuracy, and productivity. 

Keeping up with advancing pipette technology, such as the shift from manual to automated systems, presents its own set of challenges. Finding the right balance between technological sophistication, budget constraints, training, and integration into existing workflows is key.

This resource guide aims to provide clear solutions to these common pipetting challenges, equipping researchers with the tools needed to enhance accuracy and operational efficiency in their work.

In this resource guide, you will discover: 

  • Tips for selecting the right pipettes for your lab
  • Ergonomic pipette design and its role in minimizing injury
  • Best practices for proper pipetting
  • The impact of pipette tip design
  • Advice on regular calibration and maintenance practices to ensure pipette longevity and precision
  • How automated pipetting can revolutionize lab workflows and boost efficiency

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