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Socorex Introduction

Welcome to Socorex® - a world of expertise in precision liquid handling. Wheaton is exclusive agent in the U.S. for Socorex products used in the research or scientific laboratory for over 20 years. Socorex, founded in the late 1940s by two young watchmakers, manufactures a wide variety of high precision instruments used for reliably measuring, dosing, transferring, dispensing and injecting liquids in a large number of laboratory applications.


Millions of Acura® and Calibra® pipettes and other famous Socorex instruments are in use throughout the world. Socorex, which is based in Lausanne, Switzerland, is a well-known and trusted brand internationally. Its U.S. presence is growing every year as laboratory personnel demand the most precise, ergonomic and easy to use liquid handling instruments.


What new instruments are included in this offering? Socorex has recently expanded its state of the art micropipettes. The extra sharp Acura manual XS, mainly intended for research laboratories, represents a significant advance in metrology. Also a new generation of microprocessor controlled Acura electro pipettes is included. The new electro has more features to make pipetting easier than ever.


Each precision instrument bears its own serial number and passes strict performance control attested by an individual QC certificate. These instruments are designed to operate under national and international standards such as ISO8655, GLP, GMP and NCCLS.


The well-trained Wheaton Technical Service Team provides superior technical support on all of the Socorex products. Wheaton offers a U.S. based repair and calibration service. Warranty coverage is three years on all manual pipettes, two years on electronic pipettes, dispensers and repeaters.


This site will guide you through a wide selection of innovative, ergonomic and safe instruments, engineered and designed with excellence in mind for the most demanding scientists. If you would like to try one of these instruments, please contact Wheaton Customer Service to locate the nearest sales representative.