Laboratory Equipment Blog

Microinjection

Posted: Thursday, May 2, 2013

Microinjection uses either a metal needle or a glass micropipette to inject small liquid volumes. For example, genetic material may be inserted into a living cell, a drug introduced into an eye or brain, or fluid injected into a muscle. Typically, microinjection is performed under a microscope.


500895 Luer to Tubing Coupler Kit Pictures

Posted: Wednesday, May 1, 2013

The 500895 barbed tubing assortment kit contains over 250 items. All the items are pictured on a grid below.


Surgical Loupes Defining Differences

Posted: Wednesday, May 1, 2013

Surgical LoupesSurgical Loupes help to alleviate eye strain by enlarging the image when you are working on tiny subjects or conducting precision operations. They are portable and easier to use than a surgical microscope. However, they are not created equal, and choosing the pair that's right for you is important to your satisfaction.

 


Bovie Part Number Matrix

Posted: Tuesday, April 30, 2013

Use the table below to compare WPI and Bovie part numbers.


14012 Luer to Tubing Coupler Kit Pictures

Posted: Tuesday, April 30, 2013

The 14012 barbed tubing assortment kit contains over 250 items. All the items are pictured on a grid below. The darker lines in the image grid represent centimeters, and the smaller ones are 2.5mm apart.


Buying Multi-Barrel Glass Capillaries

Posted: Tuesday, April 30, 2013

Multi-barrel glass capillaries are available at WPI. Multi-barrel configurations are designed especially for microiontophoresis. Because the capillaries are fused together during manufacturing, you will not need to twist them while pulling to seal the tips together. An inner filament in each barrel makes filling easy and fast.


Choosing a Temperature Probe

Posted: Tuesday, April 30, 2013

WPI offers a variety of temperature probes:

  • Flexible Teflon microprobes are used for implantation in tissue, in spectrophotometer cuvettes, rectally in neonatal mice, in water baths, PCR thermal cyclers, etc.
  • Animal rectal temperatures during surgical procedures and pyrogen testing.
  • Skin temperature measurement during exercise physiology studies.

Universal Pipette Tips Selection Chart

Posted: Tuesday, April 30, 2013

WPI's Universal Pipette Tips are for use with Eagle and most other pipetters, including Gilson, Oxford Benchmate, Socorex and SealPette.