Pipettes

Welcome to Camlab's blog page, where you will find all the latest insights and updates on pipettes, laboratory equipment, and liquid handling. Our team of experts has curated a collection of informative and engaging blogs from across the web to keep you up-to-date on the latest advancements in the field. Whether you are a seasoned researcher or just starting out, our blog page is the perfect resource for staying in the know about everything related to pipettes and liquid handling, and how it can impact your laboratory work.

Air cushioned vs positive displacement pipettes
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Air cushioned vs positive displacement pipettes

Pipettes are used to transfer specific volumes of solutions from one place to another. These are used mainly in analytical and microbiology, cell biology, DNA analysis, PCR etc, where small volumes are used. Pipettes can come in fixed volumes or as variable volume so you can set the desired volume. Variable volume pipettes come in a particular volume range. Varied volume pipettes by Socore...
Socorex Acura®
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How the Socorex Acura® electro can help your workflow

Guest article supplied by the team at Socorex The pandemic has made achieving reliable results in a rapid timeframe is more important than ever. The Socorex Acura Electro is packed full of features to improve workflow for when every moment matters. During the past ten months, the scientific knowledge on SARS-CoV-2 and the public health, economic and social impacts of the resulting pandem...
How can I pipette highly viscous samples?
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How can I pipette highly viscous samples?

The Multipette M4 by Eppendorf is ideal for precision pipetting and repetitive dispensing series, offering exceptional accuracy even with difficult to pipette sample types such as those that are volatile or highly viscous. Not only that, but it's pipette tips, called Combitips, provide protection when pipetting toxic and hazardous substances and also prevent aerosol contamination as they are se...
Eppendorf pipettes
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What's the difference between the Research Plus and Eppendorf Reference 2?

Pipettes are probably found in every lab across the world. Eppendorf can be considered the leading global manufacturers of premium pipettes which are packed full of features making them not only highly accurate but also incredibly ergonomic and easy to use. Eppendorf provide a large range of different pipettes and other liquid handling products, including manual pipettes, electronic pipettes, s...
Pipetting Tips
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Pipetting Tips- Technique and Pipette Care

The following are some key points to remember when pipetting, they will help to improve your technique and results: Immersion It is important to ensure you do not immerse the pipette tip to far below the surface as it can cause the air in the tip to become compressed and too much liquid to be drawn up. Angle The pipette should be held vertically whilst pipetting, once again,...

How to pipette
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How to pipette - the essential guide to good technique

There are basically two types of laboratory pipette: Air displacement Positive displacement Air displacement pipettes are most commonly used in the laboratory for volumes greater than 100µl. The Principles of Air displacement pipetting - [caption id="attachment_8343" align="alignnone" width="300"] Air displacement principles[/caption] Air displacement is adequate for any w...
Pipette Tip Program
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Qualitix- Socorex Launch New pipette Tip Program

Socorex have launched their new Qualitix program including an extended model selection covering most applications. Watch the video Made from pure Polypropylene, the DNAse, RNase free, pyrogens/endotoxins and ATP free Qualitix provide a very high degree of purity. In addition sterile tips are certified human DNA free. The novel tipfill rack filing system is intended for easy rack loadin...
using a micropipette in the lab
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How should I store my micropipettes?

Many tasks in the lab rely on accurate liquid volume measurement using a micropipette. To keep the pipette accurate it should be stored properly - we've taken a look at how pipettes should be stored, and why. [caption id="attachment_11217" align="aligncenter" width="201"] Micropipettes are used in most labs - store them carefully to keep them accurate[/caption] How to store micropipe...
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Pipette Calibration - accuracy and precision, why is this important?

A pipette is only as good as the user and the calibration checks that are carried out routinely to check for accuracy and precision. You will receive your new pipette with a calibration certificate, but this will need to be verified for continual use and the pipette kept in tip top condition if results are to be meaningful. In our experience the success of an experiment or a manufacturing proce...
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Socorex Tips and Pipettors, a perfect match...........

Socorex are the leading Swiss supplier of quality precision pipettes and tips. If you want to avoid buying the wrong tips for your new pipette, buy both the pipettes and tips from the same manufacturer. Whilst it is possible to source after-market OEM varieties you cannot be sure that the tip you buy will fit the barrel of the pipettes correctly and then dispense the required volume accurately....
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New positive displacement pipettes with pedigree....

Acura Capillar 846 are new high performance positive displacement pipettes from Socorex. They are designed to handle viscous liquids, foaming solutions and volatile solvents. [caption id="attachment_5551" align="aligncenter" width="157"] Acura Capillar Range[/caption] The Capillar 846 has a chemically inert ETFE (ethylene tetrafluoroethylene) tipped plunger materiel which offers excellent...
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Acura 865 Liquid Handling Systems from Socorex

Acura®manual 865 [caption id="attachment_5369" align="aligncenter" width="212"] Acura 865 Liquid Handling System[/caption] Hand-held, self-refilling micro-dispenser intended for repeat distribution of micro liter volumes. The carefully selected materials ensure durability and resistance to aggressive media. This system is ideal for  repetitive inoculations and the preparation of micro-...
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