Incubator glass door with excess condensation on it? Open your incubator glass interior door and gently wipe the condensation from the glass surface. Check the door seal for cracks or gaps. If the gasket looks good, place the palm of your on the inside of the outer incubator door. Is it warm to the touch?… Continue reading Excess condensation on your incubator glass door?
Simply turn the timer knob all the way to the right then bring it back to you set time. This should make the timer more effective. Note most mechanical timers generally have an accuracy rate of +/- 2 minutes. Hope that helps. If your timer is in question it may need to be calibrated or… Continue reading Do you have a benchtop centrifuge with a mechanical timer that isn’t giving you the full set time?
Looking for simple fix’s and tips on how to meet your lab equipment care needs? Join our network and follow us on Linkedin.com @ biotechservinc. This weeks tip is on: your balance giving inconsistent readings? Gently lift off the balance pan and take a soft makeup type brush and clean the pan and the area… Continue reading Balance giving inconsistent readings?
To successfully level a centrifuge for safety and proper operation, ensure the centrifuge must be on a level stable surface like a level floor or lab bench. Tools required: a rotor installed in the centrifuge, a level, and a wrench to adjust leveling feet. Process Steps Open centrifuge lid. Place level on the center yoke… Continue reading How to successfully level a centrifuge.
Tech Tip 7.2.20 Don’t forget to double check the bottom thickness of your centrifuge adapters to make sure the thicknesses match. The “conical” bottom in thicker and adds ~50 grams in weight. The “round” bottom adapters are much thinner and when these are mismatched can cause a severe centrifuge rotor imbalance. P.S. people have swapped… Continue reading Mismatched Centrifuge Adapter Bottoms