- Increased tip attachment and ejection forces
- Loose tips which can drop off or leak air
- Decreased confidence in reproducibility of results
- Premature tip cone wear
ClipTip Pipetting Systems
Sealed in security, feel the difference
Breakthrough Thermo Scientific ClipTip technology makes daily pipetting a totally new experience. The pipetting system locks tips firmly in place so they will not loosen or leak, regardless of application pressure.
Available ClipTip Pipetting systems
F1-ClipTip Manual Pipettes
ClipTip interlocking technology ensures a complete seal on every channel with minimal tip attachment and ejection force.
E1-ClipTip Electronic Pipettes
Electronic tip ejection, index finger pipetting action and ClipTip™ technology make these pipettes ideal for repetitive pipetting tasks.
E1-ClipTip Equalizer Pipettes
These adjustable tip spacing electronic pipettes allow you to perform sample transfers between virtually any tube, rack, microplate or horizontal gel box.
What is ClipTip technology?
Friction sealing systems
Pipettes with a friction seal system, rely on a user’s force to attach tips to the pipette, which varies from user to user.
ClipTip interlocking technology has an interface between the pipette fitting and tips that seal by clipping into place.
- Extremely low tip attachment and ejection forces
- Complete seal on every channel
- No loose tips
- Reproducibility you can count on
Precise sample volumes in every channel regardless of touch-off
Generic tips (a) and ClipTip tips (b) after dispensing into two 96-well microplates. ClipTip pipette tips have an airtight seal in every channel and 68% less variation in dispensed liquid vs traditional friction based systems. The tip attachment force used was 3.8 kg. See our application note for more details.
Generic Tips (a)
ClipTip Tips (b)
Tips only eject when YOU want them to
When ClipTip pipette tips are on, they are sealed and will not loosen. The ClipTip pipetting system remains sealed until you decide to eject tips, even in the most comprehensive applications, including multiple tip touches and mixing cycles.
Yes those tips are supporting 2lb weights
Connect your E1-ClipTip pipettes to the new My Pipette Creator app
Go beyond limitations and revolutionize the way you pipette
My Pipette™ Creator is a web-based app that enables efficient, centralized programming and sharing of protocols between pipettes and colleagues, and offers pre-programmed protocols, to download and share, for many of your favorite reagent kits – accelerating collaboration and reproducibility all from the comfort of your computer. Learn more ›
Complete the system with ClipTip tips
ClipTip Pipette Tips provide a secure seal for every sample with a unique and innovative interlocking technology that ensures a complete seal on every channel with minimal tip attachment and ejection force.
These pipette tip racks are available in three sizes: small for use with ClipTip 20 and 50 pipette tips, medium for use with ClipTip 200 and 300 pipette tips, and large for use with ClipTip 1000 pipette tips.
Save up to 80% of your time with E1-ClipTip Equalizer pipettes
Sample transfer made easy. Use E1-ClipTip Adjustable Tip Spacing Equalizer pipettes instead of manual pipettes and transfer multiple samples between different labware formats at once, with one pipette and one movement.
Tubes to 96-well plate
Save 80% of your time when transferring samples from microcentrifuge tubes to 96-well plates.
96- to 384-well plate
Save 30% of your time - while maintaining the same sample layout - when transferring samples from 96- to 384-well plates.
Learn more about the benefits of Adjustable Tip Spacing Equalizer pipettes Download Smart Note
Adjustable tip spacing allows you to set the distance between tips simply by sliding the scale to expand and contract to your desired setting. The unique equalizer window links the tip spacing scale to the particular application.
See how the same pipette transitions from '384' to support a 384-microplate to '48-mct' to support microcentrifuge tubes or a 48-well microplate with a simple switch.
Safer and more comfortable pipetting
When all ergonomic elements are combined, pipetting is a comfortable, safe, and enjoyable experience.
Average results from the tip attachment force measurements. Error bars show standard deviation.
Tip attachment forces of the E1-ClipTip Equalizer Pipettes were up to 87% lower compared to the other adjustable tip spacing pipettes tested
Tip ejection forces of the E1-ClipTip Equalizer Pipettes are up to 93% lower compared to the other adjustable tip spacing pipettes tested
- Low tip attachment, ejection, and plunger forces required
- Remarkably lightweight
- Electronic index finger pipetting action minimizes thumb strain
- Adjustable finger rest ensuring optimal pipetting position for both left and right-handed users
- Electronic tip ejection makes tip ejection effortless
- An intuitive user interface to prevent any accidental tip ejection whenever there is liquid inside tips
- Rotating display, unique multichannel ski boot design, and short single-channel barrel maximize comfort
Introducing the F1-ClipTip pipetting system. Learn how this new innovation will change the way you pipette forever by watching this video!
- ClipTip Pipetting Systems Brochure
- Smart Note - Lowest Tip Attachment and Ejection Forces
- Smart Note- Save 90% More Time Pipetting
ClipTip Application Notes
Receive access to our three application notes:
Application note 1: Transform your daily pipetting
Application note 2: Secure seals for every channel
Application note 3: Reduce the risk of repetitive strain injury (RSI)
California Proposition 65 Warning: Products manufactured with polycarbonate (PC), polyethylene terephthalate (PET), polyethylene terephthalate glycol (PETG) or polystyrene (PS) contain chemicals known to the State of California to cause cancer, birth defects or other reproductive harm.