Re: [Histonet] Epon resin

From:Lesley Weston

Depends on which tissue you are embedding. The araldite mix is a little
softer and more plastic than the NMA mix, so it's good for soft tissues. But
bone needs a harder medium, as do many implant materials, even after
decalcification, so the NMA mix works better.

Lesley Weston.

on 02/01/2004 10:38 AM, at wrote:

> Dear histonetters
> I wish you a healthy and happy new year 2004 !!
> Does anyone know difference between Epon done with (epoxy 218, NMA, DDSA,
> DPM30) and Epon done with ( epoxy218, araldite 502, DDSA, DMP30)
> wich one do you think is better for embedding thin human tissue ?
> thank you 
> Myriam
> Natural Implant
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