The MLA Pipette has been a laboratory staple for over four decades. Before its introduction, lab assistants and technologists relied on glass pipettes and mouth pipetting. As the incidence of hepatitis C and HIV/AIDS rose, these methods lost favor. Today, MLA Pipettes are a reliable choice for clinical and laboratory work, and are available in 3 different models with volumes of 10 to 100 uL. They offer superior accuracy and comfort, and feature flawless tip mounting. The ergonomic design keeps the wrist in a natural position, preventing wrist fatigue or strain injuries.
A MLA-brand pipette comes with a built-in tip ejector and a glove guard. Its stainless steel and precision engineered aluminum body make it an excellent choice for a variety of pipetting applications. MLA pipette tips are sterile and RNase/DNase certified, and Ovation models feature filtered tips. These pipette tips have been a laboratory tradition for over 4 decades and are among the most popular brands in laboratory science. Because of their proven reliability and quality, they are perfect for those who perform repetitive pipetting procedures regularly.
MLA Macro Volume pipettes combine the functions of graduated pipettes and burettes into one convenient device. They offer a convenient and accurate solution to large volume handling. Choose from two selectable volume models with four or 10 preset volumes. These pipettes feature factory calibration for accurate volume delivery, and can be adjusted to achieve a desired volume for viscous or dense materials. The MLA Macro Volume pipette can be calibrated to meet ISO volumetric A grade standards.
A volumetric pipette is a specialized instrument for measuring liquid. The bulb is long and thin, and features graduations that indicate different volumes. They must be connected to a source of vacuum for accurate measurement. Earlier chemistry and biology researchers used to pipettes by mouth, but early safety regulations prohibited swallowing the solution. Now, this method of pipette measurement is commonplace in clinical and research laboratories. One of the most frequently asked questions posed to a newbie is how could you tell if a graduated pipette is a blowout tip or not? Typically, a TD or TC pipette has a double ring at the top, while a TC pipette does not have double rings. Normally, a TD pipette does not require blowing out the tip, but it will not work if the tip is too far up.
When choosing an MLA pipette, it is important to know its features and calibrate it to ensure accuracy. Pipettes need to be free of air bubbles and be clean and ready to function. It should also have no signs of clogging. The pipette should be inspected at least every six months. After calibration, you can use it for scientific purposes and lab experiments that require high accuracy. This is important because the accuracy of these instruments depends on the calibration.
Micropipettes are designed to physically interact with microscopic samples. They are commonly made of borosilicate, aluminosilicate, and quartz. Glass micropipettes are manufactured with a micropipette puller. They are normally used in a micromanipulator. Micropipettes are often colored to highlight the loaded solution. Pneumatic actuation provides a 100-m solution exchange time.
Thermo Scientific's E1 ClipTip Equalizer Pipette is designed to allow users to transfer multiple samples at once. Its adjustable tip spacing allows you to set the distance between your sample tips and the pipette can be expanded or contracted to suit your labware format. In addition to its ergonomic design, the E1-ClipTip Equalizer Pipette is compatible with a wide range of labware.
Thermo Scientific offers both sterile and non-sterile ClipTip pipette tips. Depending on the size of your sample, you may choose from single-channel, fixed-volume, or multichannel pipettes. To make selecting a pipette tip easier, ClipTips come with color-coded coding, allowing you to choose the one that is most appropriate for your volume.
A manual pipette is an excellent choice for laboratories where dispensing and transporting liquids is the primary task. These pipettes are hassle-free to use and maintain, and are far more affordable than electronic units. However, if your pipetting needs are limited, manual units may be the better option. If you're not sure which type to choose, the F1-ClipTip 2-20 uL may be the right choice for you.
A patented system that locks the tip in place reduces the force necessary to eject it from the pipette. This makes mounting the tip easier and reduces the need to "hammer" it into place. It also makes loading the pipettor's multiple channels easier. These improvements in ergonomics are not only easier for your lab, but also less stressful to the pipettor. These benefits are well worth the extra expense and mental stress you'll experience using the ClipTip.
The ClipTip pipette tips from Thermo Scientific ensure a secure seal for the sample. This is made possible by the innovative interlocking technology. This technology ensures that the tip is completely secured on every channel. It requires less force to apply, and it won't loosen when applied pressure. This low retention technology is compatible with the ClipTip 20-1250 96-format tips. If you're in the laboratory, consider using one of these pipette tips.