Re: water on our slides

From:Jill Stevens-Becker <>

Do you have a hydrometer so you can check the percentage of the alcohol that 
you are using?



>From: "Horn, Hazel V" <>
>To: "''" <>
>Subject: water on our slides
>Date: Tue, 10 Apr 2001 11:53:49 -0500
>Hi all,
>We are being driven crazy by water on our slides at the end of the staining
>cycle with our linear stainer.    We have changed brands of xylene
>substitute, alcohol, mounting media.   We have added more stations of
>absolute.   We have changed slide manufacturers.   I'm beginning to wonder
>about the humidity in the air.   We have a "cheap" little monitor and it
>measures our humidity to be between 45 and 55%.    This started happening
>about 2 months ago and now we are at a loss of what to try next.    Do you
>think a dehumidifier would be the answer??    HELP!!!!!

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