Tips are a type of laboratory consumable that are used with pipettes to transfer precise volumes of liquid between containers. They are typically made of plastic, such as polypropylene, and come in various sizes and shapes depending on the application.
Tips are available in two main types: non-sterile and sterile. Non-sterile tips are used for general laboratory work, such as sample preparation or mixing, while sterile tips are used for applications that require aseptic technique, such as cell culture or microbiology.
Tips are designed to fit specific pipettes and are often color-coded to help the user identify the appropriate size and type of tip for their pipette. Some tips also have filter barriers to prevent contamination or aerosol formation during pipetting. Tips are an essential tool for laboratory work that enable precise liquid handling and transfer, which is critical for many types of research and analysis. Proper use and disposal of tips is important to maintain the accuracy and integrity of laboratory samples.
Axygen® Filter Barrier tips are ideal for DNA amplification and microbiological applications where trace contamination can completely invalidate results. The filter prevents cross-contamination from sample…