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The Eppendorf Pipet Helper is designed for use with glass and plastic pipets to aid filling and dispensing. Vacuum is applied by a slide lever, reportedly eliminating hand stress caused by the conventional "squeeze bulb" apparatus. The product enables one-handed control of aspiration, dispensing, and vacuum. Features include a lightweight handle; single rocker-switch for control of aspiration and delivery; and a disposable, in-line filter. The device holds 0.1 ml to 100 ml pipets. The filter

The Scientist Staff
Jun 22, 1997

The Eppendorf Pipet Helper is designed for use with glass and plastic pipets to aid filling and dispensing. Vacuum is applied by a slide lever, reportedly eliminating hand stress caused by the conventional "squeeze bulb" apparatus. The product enables one-handed control of aspiration, dispensing, and vacuum. Features include a lightweight handle; single rocker-switch for control of aspiration and delivery; and a disposable, in-line filter. The device holds 0.1 ml to 100 ml pipets. The filter and pipet connector are autoclavable.

Brinkmann Instruments Inc.
Westbury, NY

The system features preassembled filter cartridges and a dispensing gun, said to be capable of generating up to five times the pressure obtained with manual filter systems. The filter cartridges are available with 3.9 cm2 surface area in a choice of nylon or PTFE and 0.45 mm or 0.22 mm porosity. They are coupled to either a 5 ml or 10 ml polypropylene reservoir. The...

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