Mettler-Toledo offers video tutorials to enhance laboratory operations

Oakland, California – September 19, 2013. METTLER TOLEDO has recently released a series of new video tutorials for laboratory professionals in academia. These 30-45 minute long videos provide insights into the topics of pipetting, weighing, pH determination and thermal analysis. One of the main topics is errors and measuring influences in the laboratory, focusing on how these can be avoided or compensated for. This is important to understand in order to avoid additional costs, accuracy problems and faulty results - critical especially where research and publications are concerned. In addition to the video tutorials, posters and other relevant information and supporting material can also be accessed via Mettler-Toledo’s website. A range of topics is discussed in detail in these exclusive video tutorials. These include the Good Pipetting Practice Tutorial, which gives further insights into the world of pipetting. It explores everything a lab professional needs to know about good pipetting techniques and shows users how to avoid common mistakes in order to increase the accuracy of pipetting results.

The Basics of Weighing tutorial is a comprehensive introduction to the world of weighing and discusses external influences on weighing results, providing solutions that demonstrate how to avoid these. Furthermore, common weighing terms are explained in detail.

There is also a tutorial on pH measurement that gives a comprehensive introduction to pH theory, pH measurement and the correct selection of electrodes. It provides tips & tricks for electrode storage, maintenance and adjustment of pH meters.

The video tutorial 'An Introduction to Differential Scanning Calorimetry' explains the principles of DSC. It discusses common applications and industries and explains why and when DSC should be used in the lab.

These tutorials are designed as a refresher for those working in laboratories, but also as educational material for professors and teachers to be used in classrooms.

The video tutorials are free of cost and can be accessed at:


Benjamin Harink
Lab Division Marketing
Mettler Toledo International Inc.
Im Langacher 44
8606 Greifensee
Phone: 0041 44 944 2351


METTLER TOLEDO specializes in the area of precision instruments for professional use. METTLER TOLEDO laboratory instruments are used in research, scientific, drug discovery, and quality control labs, amongst many others in the pharmaceutical, chemical, food and cosmetics industries. METTLER TOLEDO comprehensive industrial solutions cover the various steps in a host of manufacturing processes at many of the same customers that laboratory serves. Solutions range from receiving raw materials through various manufacturing processes, in-line process control and end-of-line packaging control, to logistics and shipping. Increasingly, these solutions are fully integrated into the customer's IT environment, helping automate their workflows. In food retail, our offering for fresh food management ranges from receiving and pre-packaging, to in-store solutions for self-service departments, deli counters, and checkout terminals.

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