RE: paraffin problems

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From:"Hewlett Bryan (CMH)" <HEWLETT@EXCHANGE1.CMH.ON.CA>
To:"''" <>, "'kevin gibbon'" <>
Date:Wed, 11 Aug 1999 07:11:08 -0400
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Right on!!

We also had this problem, you pipped me to the post!



>From: 	kevin gibbon[]
>Sent: 	August 10, 1999 10:49 PM
>Subject: 	paraffin problems
>Hi All,
>I also have had this problem and it drove me nuts for a long while. 
>However, I traced it to the use of "mold release". Some of the molds were
>drying in the upright position after being dipped in "mold release"
>allowing it to accumulate. When the wax was added the next day the "mold
>release" was absorbed into the wax and consequently caused the sections to
>When the molds were reused (on the same day) then the sections were fine.
>Ever since then the molds are dried upside down and the problem has never
>Kevin Gibbon
>Wax-it Histology Services

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