Re: [Histonet] microtome question

In a message dated 4/8/2005 1:07:44 PM US Mountain Standard Time, writes:

> we are having
> some problems with the block holders not holding the tissue firm enough
> and therefore the blocks can move and therefore chunk.  We have tried a
> couple of new holders but are experiencing the same problem. 


You may already have ruled this out, but I wonder if the problem could be in 
the knife holder instead of the cassette clamp?  It's strange that you get the 
same problem with more than one new specimen holder...nless there was some 
kind of manufacturing defect that went undetected, I guess.

My Two Cents' Worth!



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