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Pipet

A pipet is used to measure small amounts of solution very


accurately. A pipet bulb is used to draw solution into the
pipet.

Using a Pipet
Start by squeezing the bulb in your preferred hand. Then
place the bulb on the flat end of the pipet.

Place the tip of the pipet in the solution and release your
grip on the bulb to pull solution into the pipet. Draw
solution in above the mark on the neck of the pipet. If
the volume of the pipet is larger than the volume of the
pipet bulb, you may need to remove the bulb from the
pipet and squeeze it and replace it on the pipet a second
time, to fill the pipet volume completely.

Quickly, remove the pipet bulb and put your index finger
on the end of the pipet. Gently release the seal made by
your finger until the level of the solution meniscus
exactlylines up with the mark on the pipet. Practice this
with water until you are able to use the pipet and bulb
consistently and accurately.