The Importance of Proper Pipette Repair

Proper pipette repair service must include established, model-specific components, maintenance and repair processes in order to ensure valid compliance to tolerances, as well as maintaining measurement performance between service intervals. With our team of trained technicians and former bio...

Pipette of the Month: Eppendorf’s Reference 2

I recently asked Paul, a 25 year veteran of our ISO pipette calibration laboratory this question:  If you were stuck on a desert island with only one pipette to measure with, which would you choose?  After calling me crazy, we had a conversation about his favorite:  The Eppendorf Reference. Fo...

Adventures of Lab Hero, Ep. 1

You will be meeting Lab Hero on our Accuracy Matters blog in the coming weeks, but if you want to get a sneak peek, you can find him on Facebook today. Subscribe to our blog and stay tuned for more episodes of Lab Hero. Follow Lab Hero on a quest to bring all laboratories back to […]

Thank you!

From all of us at TTE Laboratories, we wish to express how thankful we are for the trust you’ve placed in us as the high quality custodians of your pipettes.  We consider it an honor to serve you in this way, and as a result, we are always looking to improve the value we provide […]

3 Reasons Pipette Training Is Critical to the Bottom Line Part 2 of 2

Part 2 of 2 The Key to Pipetting Error Prevention, Cost Control and Productivity 1. Variability in Pipetting Technique and Skill Level = Variability in Results In Part 1 of our Why Pipette Training Is Critical to the Bottom Line series, we showed how pipette users are responsible for about 70% o...

3 Reasons Pipette Training Is Critical to the Bottom Line Part 1 of 2

Part 1 of 2 Training is the Foundation of Repeatability Golfing, painting, composing, archery, driving even pipetting all require guidance, followed by the development of skill, to achieve excellence. Accuracy and repeatability are at the heart of this excellence. For almost [30] years, I worked ...

Three Pipette Horror Stories in the Lab

Three Pipette Horror Stories in the Lab As little ghosts and goblins prepare to carry their high-capacity pillowcases through their neighborhoods to grab as much sugar as they can carry, we thought we would share some real life horror stories from our experiences providing services to vital labor...

Pipette Tips – 5 Things You Need to Know

For those of us who calibrate on a daily basis, the repeated routine of pipetting may have become almost second nature.  In fact, a metrology-centric calibration program should provide the standardized expertise necessary for proper performance assessment and maintenance.  However, periodical...

The Evolution of Pipette Calibration Services Part 2

Part Two In part 1 of this blog, I described the landscape of the pipette market, and the developing pipette service market, from the 1960s through the 1990s. In the 30+ years of biology, clinical and metrology lab experience I have accumulated, I recognized two significant events during the past...