Training

Bio Matrix, Inc. provides training services to our clients including:

  • Training on monthly preventive maintenance and accuracy of the pipettes.
  • Proper usage of pipettes.
  • Advising and providing knowledgeable information on different pipettes in the market and which pipette is recommended to use based on client’s requirements.
  • Training on types of tips to be used.

To arrange a training session, please call us at 866-219-5998 or use our contact form. Use the following guidelines and the videos to the right to ensure proper equipment handling:

Guidelines

To arrange a training session, please call us at 866-219-5998 or use our contact form. Use the following guidelines to ensure proper equipment handling:
Consistency in all aspects of pipetting procedure will significantly contribute to optimum reproducibility. Use a:

  1. Consistent pickup/dispense rhythm while pipetting.
  2. Consistent speed and smoothness when you press and release pushbutton.
  3. Consistent pushbutton pressure at the first stop.
  4. Consistent immersion depth.
  5. Minimal angle (20 degrees from vertical).

Prevent liquids from being drawn into the pipette shaft by taking the following precautions:

  1. Never invert or lay pipette down if liquid is in the tip.
  2. Pipette slowly, holding pipette <20 degrees from vertical.
  3. For P-5000 and P-10ML model pipettes, use the special safety filters supplied.

Use proper tips:

  1. Tips must seal properly on the shaft to assure an air-tight seal and avoid leaks or poor accuracy.
  2. Tips must be soft and flexible so that the shaft is not scratched or worn prematurely.

Preventative care and maintenance:

  1. Do not leave a pipette horizontally with solution in the tip.
  2. Always release the pressure on the push button slowly while aspirating to prevent the solution from entering the barrel of the pipette.
  3. For P-5000 and P-10ML model pipettes, use the special safety filters supplied.
  4. Preferably use filter tips for solutions where rate of evaporation is high or while pipetting corrosive solutions
  5. Do not pump the push button on the pipette.
  6. Use the pipette only within the recommended range specified by the manufacturer of the instrument.
  7. Use pipette stands to store pipettes at the end of the day.
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