NYTimes: Shortage of Pipette Tips

Tip Shortage

Tip ShortageThe NYTimes reported labs across the country are dealing with a shortage of pipette tips. In addition to the struggles faced throughout the COVID pandemic, labs now find themselves with yet another challenge – shortage of essential labware. Users of handheld pipettes and automated liquid handlers may need to find another vendor or source of tips. Tip performance has a direct affect on assay or test performance – so tip quality is paramount.

There is a solution: If your lab is looking to screen and select the appropriate tips for your specific liquid handlers, pipettes and/or assays, the Application Note, “Quantifying the Impact of Pipette Tip Type” describes how to quickly and accurately qualify tips appropriate to your needs.

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