The problems and misery that universal pipette tips have caused Tina – the star of our comic strip – are all too familiar to scientists working at the bench, which is why we developed GripTip pipette tips.
One size doesn’t fit all
Universal pipette tips are designed to fit pipettes from multiple manufacturers. These pipettes feature cone shaped fittings, requiring users to hammer on the tips to stretch over the cones. This results in a suboptimal fit, and leads to the tips to slowly sliding off the cones as the plastic reverts to its original shape. Before you know it, your tips are loose, leaking or, worse still, falling off, ruining your results and your day. We’ve all been there, so we decided to come up with a better solution – GripTips.
The perfect connection
GripTips are designed to offer a perfect fit on INTEGRA pipettes. They effortlessly snap onto the tip fittings, with a shoulder to provide a positive stop and prevent over-tightening, offering low attachment and ejection forces. This ensures that all tips are at the same height, guaranteeing the perfect alignment and seal, even when performing side well touch offs – so you can stop worrying about loose, leaking or falling off tips and focus on your science!
Tips for every application
GripTips span a wide volume range – from 0.5 to 5,000 µl – and are available in sterile, non-sterile and filtered options. The range also includes a number of specialty GripTips, such as low retention tips for recovering viscous solutions, wide bore tips for cellular applications, short tips for improved ergonomics and targeting of small wells, and extra long tips for improved access to tubes.
And don’t forget the different GripTip packaging options available to fit your requirements. Choose from single rack inserts in 96 and 384 configurations, extra sturdy XYZ tip racks that can withstand the loading forces from automated multichannel pipettes, GREEN CHOICE refills – reducing plastic waste by 60 % – and economical bulk packs.
Which tips are for me?
Not sure which tips fit your INTEGRA pipette? Try our GripTip Selector Guide!
Introducing our latest tips
We’re continually expanding our GripTip range to ensure we meet the needs of every customer, for every application.
- 1,250 µl short tip – perfect for ergonomically pipetting large volumes, by eliminating the need to hold the pipette high over the bench, reducing the risk of RSI
- 300 µl long tip – at 102mm long, this tip enables you to easily reach the bottom of standard 100 ml tubes