10 Tips To Improve Your Pipetting Technique

By Artel | 10 Tips

The experts at Artel demonstrate, in detail, how your pipetting technique and the performance of your pipette can be significantly improved. This series of videos covers the fundamentals of pipetting technique, such as plunger pressure and speed, selection of proper pipetting mode and pipette tips, and the need to work at temperature equilibrium.

Tip #1 - Prewet the Pipette Tip

Tip #1 – Prewet the Pipette Tip

Tip #1 – Prewet the Pipette Tip

Tip #1 – Prewet the Pipette Tip
Pipetting Tip#2 - Work at Temperature Equilibrium

Pipetting Tip#2 – Work at Temperature Equilibrium

Pipetting Tip#2 – Work at Temperature Equilibrium

Pipetting Tip#2 – Work at Temperature Equilibrium
Tip #3 - Examine the Tip Before Dispensing Sample

Tip #3 – Examine the Tip Before Dispensing Sample

Tip #3 – Examine the Tip Before Dispensing Sample

Tip #3 – Examine the Tip Before Dispensing Sample
Tip #4 - Use Standard Mode Pipetting

Tip #4 – Use Standard Mode Pipetting

Tip #4 – Use Standard Mode Pipetting

Tip #4 – Use Standard Mode Pipetting
Tip #5 - Pause Consistently after Aspiration

Tip #5 – Pause Consistently after Aspiration

Tip #5 – Pause Consistently after Aspiration

Tip #5 – Pause Consistently after Aspiration
Tip #6 - Pull the Pipette Straight Out

Tip #6 – Pull the Pipette Straight Out

Tip #6 – Pull the Pipette Straight Out

Tip #6 – Pull the Pipette Straight Out
Tip #7 - Minimize Handling of the Pipette Tip

Tip #7 – Minimize Handling of the Pipette Tip

Tip #7 – Minimize Handling of the Pipette Tip

Tip #7 – Minimize Handling of the Pipette Tip
Tip #8 - Immerse the Tip to the Proper Depth

Tip #8 – Immerse the Tip to the Proper Depth

Tip #8 – Immerse the Tip to the Proper Depth

Tip #8 – Immerse the Tip to the Proper Depth
Tip #9 - Use the Correct Pipette Tip

Tip #9 – Use the Correct Pipette Tip

Tip #9 – Use the Correct Pipette Tip

Tip #9 – Use the Correct Pipette Tip
Tip #10 - Use consistent plunger pressure and speed

Tip #10 – Use consistent plunger pressure and speed

Tip #10 – Use consistent plunger pressure and speed

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