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Pipettes came in two varieties: volumetric and measuring. Volumetric pipettes are designed to transfer a specific , predetermind volume of liquis. they resemble simple glass tibes and cannot be used to accurately measure liquid amounts less than their specified capacity. Measuring pipettes , on the other hand are calibrated with small divisions and are often adjustable , allowing user to accurately draw up however much liquid they desire. Measuring pipettes when transferring incredibly small volumes of liquid.
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Pipettes require cleaning after every use to ensure that they stay accurate and to prevent contamination from any previous contents. To clesn one draw distilled water into the pipette and till ti , so that the water makes contact with the insude surface of the pipette. Repeat this process twice , then rinse the entire pipette with distilled water to finish cleaning it.
Regardless of the type of pipette being used, using them takes care and attention. To prevent damage when drawing in a liquid, place the pipette 1/4th of an inch from the bottom of your container. Then place your finger over the end or gently squeeze the bulb at the end, depending on the type of pipette. When the required volume has been drawn up, gently tap the side of the pipette to remove excess droplets. Then, hold the pipette at a 10 to 20 degree angle when dispensing. Do not blow through a pipette to remove excess liquid.