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10 Tips To Improve Your Pipetting Technique
The experts at Artel demonstrate, in detail, how your pipetting technique and the performance of your pipette can be significantly improved.
Viscous Poster
Pipetting Viscous Solutions
The Pipetting Viscous Solutions poster provides guidance on pipetting solutions and helps in understanding that viscosity is the measure of a liquid’s resistance to flow.
Minimize Variability in your NGS assay
This webinar presents methodologies for increasing throughput, lowering costs and improving reproducibility for your automated assays.

Low Volume Liquid Measurement Testing with Beckman Coulter’s Biomek i-Series Automated Workstation using the Artel Multichannel Verification System (MVS®)

By Campbell, D.
Note: This application note has been formatted to fit this screen. Download the published version at the bottom of this page. Abstract This application note provides…

Accuracy Matters When Quantitative, Manually-pipetted Assays Graduate to Automation

By Albert, K., Knapp, L.
A Story in Diagnosing and Troubleshooting Abstract It is often the case that assays are initially performed on the benchtop  using handheld  pipettes  before they…

Using the PCS to Calibrate the Beckman Coulter Biomek 3000

By Campbell, D., Wilkinson, M.
Introduction Ensuring that pipetting devices (both manual and automated) are performing properly is often a regulatory requirement. Many of those labs that are not required…

Pipetting Performance Testing of a Beckman Coulter Biomek 4000

By Knaide, T., Campbell, D.
Abstract A common interest in all areas of life science: lower costs and reduce repeat testing. Removing sources of variability from test processes reduces error…

Optimizing Accuracy Performance on a Beckman Coulter Biomek

By Albert, K.
Abstract This application note discusses one approach for optimizing pipetting accuracy on a Beckman Coulter Biomek liquid handler using MVS measurement information. Pipetting accuracy can be…

Mixing Efficiency of Q-Instruments Bioshake 3000® Plate Shaker

By Knaide, T.
Introduction Mixing of solutions in 384-well microplates is a challenging, yet highly important task for many laboratories and assays. Effective mixing is of particular importance…

Volume Verification Using Any Microtiter Plate or Small Volume Container Such as a Tube or Vial

By Albert, K.
Abstract This application note discusses methods for measuring target volumes (10 nL - 200 μL) dispensed into any microtiter plate or small volume container using…

Optimization of Automated Liquid Handlers

By Keith J. Albert, Ph.D.
Regular Instrument Performance Checks Help Ensure Accurate Reagent Volume Transfer Over the past 20 years, laboratories around the world have been turning to liquid handling robots to…