Re: cassette markers

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From:Ken Turner <>
To:"Donna Sitrin" <>
Date:Fri, 27 Aug 1999 16:12:09 +1200
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We use a simple HB pencil for marking our cassettes. The markings are as
strong at the end of processing as they are when first written.


At 09:22 AM 8/26/99 -0700, you wrote:
>I know this is an age old question, but we are having increasing
>difficulties with our cassette markers (the usual permafrost pens).
>They have modified their formula, and the pens are worse than ever.
>Does anyone have a marking system or knowledge of marking pens that are
>solvent and paraffin resistant?  We have tried "Sure Mark" pens, but they
>have a broad point and we write many designations and specials on the
>cassettes.  The broad point limits the space we have for this.
>Thank you for your input.
>Donna in Denver
>Unipath, LLC
Kenneth W Turner
Senior Teaching Fellow
Manager Histology Service Unit
Department of Pathology			
Dunedin School of Medicine		e-mail	
University of Otago			Phone:  (03) 479 7135 or (03) 479-7152
New Zealand				Fax:    (03) 479-7136

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