Resources: Knowledge and practical liquid handling tips you can put into practice

We have collected data and information that focus on optimized assay workflows, as well as automated liquid handling and pipetting processes – all of which is compiled in the resources below. If you would like more details on how Artel can support your assay, don’t hesitate to reach out— call or email - we are here to help
Speed Assay Development
Process Optimization for Assays - Whitepaper
Find out how by downloading this new White Paper on using process optimization to reduce assay variability and improve productivity.
Pipetting viscous solutions 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.
Troubleshooting Automation
Troubleshooting Automation
This Troubleshooting Automation poster provides guidance on how to identify common problems so you can get the best performance out of your liquid handling platforms.

Does weather affect pipetting? YES!

By Rodrigues, G., Avis, E., Price, A., Gerber, V.
Note: This poster has been formatted to fit this screen. Click here to download the published version. Introduction Liquid handler performance can be optimized by adjusting…

Environmental Studies Using the Tecan QC Kit and an Automated Liquid Handling System

By Rodrigues, G., Avis, E. - Artel, Price, A., Gerber, V. - Tecan
Introduction Liquid handler performance can be optimized by adjusting system operating parameters, but the effect of environmental conditions on liquid handling quality is often underappreciated.…

Artel Extreme Pipetting Expedition: Measuring the Impact of Common Environmental Conditions on Laboratory Data Integrity

By George Rodrigues
A team of scientists journey to extreme locations to demonstrate how even the most typical laboratory conditions can wreak havoc on pipette accuracy. While pipetting…

Extreme Pipetting IV: It’s Not the Heat, It’s the…

By Doreen Rumery, Bjoern Carle, PhD
Pipettes perform exceptionally well in high humidity Fresh on the heels of Mission 3 at the stiflingly hot Death Valley National Park, the Artel Extreme…

Errors Associated with Pipetting of Warm and Cold Liquids

By Carle, B., Rumery, D., Davis, A., Rodrigues, G.
Introduction Many  common  laboratory  procedures  require  the handling and  quantitative  dispensing of  reagents  at  various temperatures.  Mechanical  action  micropipettes  are  most often used for this…

Errors in Liquid Delivery

By Carle, B., Rumery, D., Davis, A., Sawyer, G., Albert, K., Bradshaw, J.
The Importance of Laboratory Conditions on Pipetting [one][one_second] Many common  laboratory procedures require quantitative pipettes and mechanical action air-displacement micropipettes are frequently used for this…

Climb Every Mountain: Extreme Pipetting I

By Rodrigues, G.
The Effect of Barometric Pressure on Data Integrity One cold day in early winter, a group of scientists prepare to trek to the top of…

Extreme Pipetting II: Thermal Exploration

By Rodrigues, G.; Rumery, D.
The effect of fluid temperature on data integrity After studying the effects of barometric pressure on pipette volumes atop New Hampshire’s Mount Washington—home of the…

Extreme Pipetting III: Death Valley Data

By Rodrigues, G., Rumery, D.
The effect of dry heat on laboratory data As the Artel extreme pipetting expedition team set out for Mission 3, only one thing was certain: it…

Minimizing Liquid Delivery Risk: Laboratory Environmental Conditions as Sources of Error

By Carle, A.B.
Part 1: Barometric Pressure and Thermal Disequilibrium The first and the third article in this series focused on manually operated pipettes as sources of error,…

In Liquid Handling Quality Assurance, All That Matters is Location, Location, Location

By Rodrigues, G.
A number of high-profile drug failures and mushrooming costs have led to growing scrutiny of the pharmaceutical industry. While drug manufacturing has always faced intense…