Why is Pipette Calibration Important?

Pipette calibration is important for good laboratory practice and is a vital part of any lab regime where precise volumes of fluid need transferring or diluting. Routine calibration produces higher quality results and saves money on reagents. Pipettes typically wear down or break 0.1-1.0% over each year, even with normal usage. Worn pipettes are outcomes […]

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4 Steps to Master Reverse Pipetting

What is reverse pipetting? Do you know how it can help you pipetting certain types of samples? First for those who are not familiar with it. Pipettes have two stops. The first is generally used to aspirate liquid into the pipette, and the second stop ensures the entire volume is purged. About Reverse Pipetting Reverse […]

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Bullseye Accuracy vs Precision

Accuracy vs. Precision . . . Know the Difference?

I never really thought about this until I became the product manager for pipettes. I had been using the terms synonymously in conversation to describe measurement errors. However in statistical calculations, regulations and pipetting, these two terms have different and very distinct meanings. Accuracy refers to the deviation of a measurement from a standard or true […]

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Socorex Wheaton Pipette

Pipetting – 5 Steps for Fantastic Results!

Do you remember the first time that you used a pipette? It was probably sophomore year of college. If your class was like mine, there was not much time for training. We were focused on completing the lab assignment and recording data. Fast forward ten years, now pipetting is like a reflex. We just do it without […]

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