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inserting_pipette_into_pipette_holder [2017/03/03 00:37]
inserting_pipette_into_pipette_holder [2019/04/18 23:34] (current)
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 +====== Inserting Pipette into Pipette Holder ======
 +1) Disassemble the O-ring compression subassembly from the pipette support subassembly.
 +2) Insert the pipette through the support subassembly,​ and through the O-ring.
 +3) Lightly tighten the outside nut to clamp the pipette without crushing it.
 +4) Begin screwing the O-ring compression subassembly into the pipette support subassembly. ​ See the two figures below showing the uncompressed O-ring.
 +[{{ pipette1.png?​direct&​300 |O-ring Uncompressed}}]
 +[{{ pipette2.png?​direct&​150 |O-ring Uncompressed}}]
 +5) Gently tighten the assembly until the O-ring is compressed around the pipette shaft. Be careful not to over-tighten. ​ See the two figures below.
 +[{{ pipette3.png?​direct&​300 |Compressed O-ring}}]
 +[{{ pipette4.png?​direct&​150 |Compressed O-ring}}]
 +{{tag>​mppi tech_note}}