Piston Operated Volumetric Apparatus (POVA)
testing facility for pipette calibration.
Calibration of piston operated pipettes
by the methods of ISO 8655-6
NATA Accreditation number: 13967
Pipette calibration bench
- Single and multi channel pipettes
- Multiple pipette brands
- 1 to 10,000 microlitre
- Full calibration with 10 aliquots at each volume
- Repairs depend on availability of parts.
Send decontaminated pipettes to FBE with an authorised pipette calibration request:
Discount available for large numbers of pipettes.
Recommended pipette calibration regime:
- Annual service and full pipette calibration
- Follow up tests every three months
For information on calibrating your pipettes within Australia contact .
The pipette calibration facility is purpose designed with:
Water density must be corrected for the temperature of the room given that 1 millilitre of pure water has a mass of 1 gram at 4 degC. It must also be corrected for humidity and pressure.
Examples of pipettes calibrated:
Multiple pipette brands are calibrated
Pipette terminologyA pipette can also be called a pipet, pipettor, pipetter, chemical dropper, or piston operated volumetric apparatus (POVA).
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