What Makes Sartorius Pipettes Different?

With so many pipettes available on the market, it can be difficult to make sure you choose the best option. Sartorius pipettes stand out among the masses due to their quality and price. There are three key factors which act as the cornerstones in development of Sartorius pipettes: ergonomics, reliability, and design. Sartorius Pipettes: Meet Function and Design Sartorius focuses on an ergonomic design, because they know the risks and hazards of repetitive pipetting. The shape and function of the human hand is considered in every step of the designing process so that the instruments can be handled comfortably and […]

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How to Choose the Right Electrode for Your pH Measurements

Because sampling conditions can vary dramatically between applications, there are different electrode requirements for different applications. These variances explain why no single pH electrode is recommended for use in every sampling application. Membrane shape, electrode body, and the type and number of reference junctions are some features that generally vary. The reference system and the form of reference electrolyte are also features that generally vary between different electrodes. Before selecting an electrode, it is important to consider the application in which it will be used as well as its features. The best option for one application may not be the best […]

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What’s the Difference between Sartorius Membrane Filters?

Sartorius offers a wide selection of membrane materials for microfiltration in a variety of applications including: cell retention, particle collection, clarification and sterile filtration of aqueous solutions, particulate analysis, microbiological analysis, and epifluorescence microscopy. Since Sartorius membrane filters are offered in a variety of materials, it is important to know the difference between them. The descriptions below will help you make well-informed decisions. The membrane filter type choices are Cellulose Nitrate, Cellulose Acetate, PTFE, Polyethersulfone (PES), Regenerated Cellulose, Polycarbonate, and Polyamide. Membrane Filters Cellulose Nitrate:  Cellulose Nitrate is a standard material for membrane filters. The larger pore sizes (8 µm, […]

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Pipette Tip of the Month – February

This month we have narrowed down the best pipette tip to keep your lab moving in the right direction. Having a proper pipette storage protocol in your lab can help improve your pipette’s accuracy and longevity. Here are a few quick tips to keep in mind when creating a protocol for your pipette storage:   Pipette Tip #1) Store your pipette upright. Storing your pipette in an upright position (I.E. in a stand) will prevent any liquids that may have been sucked up into the pipette from getting any further inside and corroding the pipette Pipette Tip #2) Store pipettes at […]

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End of Year Laboratory Balance SALE

To make things easier, we have laid out laboratory balance descriptions of Secura, Quintix, and Practum below to help with your ordering needs. Receive up to 40% off these select Secura, Quintix, and Practum laboratory balances, for a limited time only!  For ordering contact – Kyrsten@scalepeople.com Practum Laboratory Balance Sale Intuitive touchscreen operations 7 integrated applications Supervisor Lock Durable and sturdy design Overload protection USB connection Below balance weighing Key Features: Part # Capacity Readability List Price SALE PRICE Practum124-1S 120g 0.1mg $2,100.00 $1,260.00 Practum224-1S 220g 0.1mg $2,500.00 $1,500.00 Practum3102-1S 3100g 0.01g $1,495.00 $897.00 Practum5100-1S 5100g 1g $900.00 $630.00 Practum5101-1S […]

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The importance of having an ISO 9001:2008 and ISO 17025:2005 accredited

It is important to have an ISO 9001:2008 and ISO 17025:2005 accredited calibration and repair supplier for Scales and balances Finding a trustworthy and reliable calibration and repair company for the biotechnology and manufacturing industry can be hard to come by. Different regulatory organizations/institutes such as the FDA-USP, GLP, CLEA, ASTM, NIST, SQF and BRC set strict guidelines for accreditation. The accredited supplier will need to follow any regulatory guidelines in all calibration and repair procedures. Using ISO 9001:2008 and/or ISO 17025:2005 accredited suppliers will guarantee that all of your scales, balances, and pipettes are calibrated and repaired. All procedures done by your accredited […]

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4 Key Factors That Will Affect Your Pipetting Accuracy

Pipette Calibration and Pipetting Accuracy A pipette is a high precision laboratory instruments that requires proper maintenance on a regular basis. Not calibrating your pipette on a regular basis is like driving your car and never giving it an oil change; eventually you’re going to run into major problems with pipetting accuracy. Pipette Storage – Where and How for Pipetting Accuracy Proper storage of your pipette is a very important factor in maintaining an accurate pipetting result. Here are a few tips on where and how to store your pipettes: Upright – Storing your pipette in an upright position will help prevent […]

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Benefits of Having a Scale & Balance Calibration & Repair Company in Maryland & Virginia

Finding a trustworthy and reliable calibration and repair company in Maryland & Virginia for the biotechnology and manufacturing industry can be hard to come by. The different regulatory organizations/institutes such as the FDA-USP, GLP, CLEA, ASTM, NIST, SQF and BRC set strict guidelines that must be carefully followed in all calibration and repair procedures. Using an ISO 9001:2008 and/or ISO 17025:2005 accredited supplier will guarantee that all of your scales, balances, and pipettes are calibrated and repaired to the specific standards set forth by your regulatory organization/institute. What is ISO & how can I ensure it meets my regulatory requirements? […]

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