Making a micropipette

See how the DMZ-Universal-Electrode-Puller makes a micropipette in less than a minute.

In this case, the device makes a so called patch-electrode with a tip diameter of 2 µm using the program P10.

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+1 1. thundersnow commented 7 years ago

Should it not be open on both ends though?
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+3 2. CorpseGrinder commented 7 years ago

Seems like I forgot to add the purpose of these micropipettes,
they are used in neural science for measuring brain activity, so they go into your brain tissue 8-)
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+2 3. kirkelicious commented 7 years ago

#1 They are. They get stretched to a tiny tube and any closed ends get clipped and ground off.
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0 4. Judge-Jake commented 7 years ago

I bet they make the plastic one's a whole lot quicker. I must have used a million of those things in my time 8-)
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0 5. thundersnow commented 7 years ago

#4 Yes, because your work involves working in a lab, only took me 2 years to figure it out lol, but that's also a fun part of snotr. :), fondling women, fast cars and tennis are not your only occupations, right? >:) ;)
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-1 6. Judge-Jake commented 7 years ago

#5 Ah no no no my Thundery one. Fondling women, fast cars tennis, good wine and a nice dark ale are what I do now. Laboratory's leave not enough time for those things. <3
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0 7. thundersnow commented 7 years ago

#6 You're a busy man! ;) <3