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We never share sessions or data outside of Opentrons.

Custom Labware Creator BETA

read the custom labware guide

This tool will allow you to create definitions for well plates, reservoirs, tubes in Opentrons tube racks, and plates/tubes in Opentrons aluminum blocks that do not already exist on the Labware Library.

Use this tool only if your labware meets the following requirements:

  1. All your wells/tubes must be the same size and volume.
  2. All columns and rows must be evenly spaced.
  3. The labware must fit snugly into a slot on the deck without the help of an adapter.

For all other custom labware, please use this request form.

Please note: We strongly recommend you reference mechanical drawings directly from your supplier/manufacturer and only rely on manual measurements (using calipers when possible) to supplement missing information. Refer to the bottom of this guide for some tips on how to get the most accuracy with your manual measurements.

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