Fwd: Re: Objective cleaning.
give any percentages? I imagine it's mainly isopropanol then acetone with
a trace of acetic acid.
Date: Wed, 26 Feb 2003 08:47:59
Dr. Ian Montgomery,
From: "John C. Dennis" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
To: Ian Montgomery <email@example.com>
Subject: Re: Objective cleaning.
I use store bought stuff that is isopropanol, acetone, and acetic
I've used ether and chloroform but only once each time. The
substance?) holding the lenses in place is frequently soluble in
compounds. At least in the Nikon lenses on our scope.
Onward, through the fog!
John Carroll Dennis
Anatomy, Physiology, and Pharmacology
109 Greene Hall
Auburn University, AL 36849
On Wed, 26 Feb 2003, Ian Montgomery wrote:
> Many thanks
for the information and suggestions. Yesterday
> afternoon I searched my books and last night trawled through the
> searching for information. Savile Bradbury in his Introduction to
> Optical Microscope recommends absolute alcohol. Ether, mixtures of
> and alcohol, xylene, various proprietary cleaners and isopropyl
> (propan-2-ol) are all used. I'm swaying towards the isopropyl
> before I commit myself I'll contact Zeiss. Anyone had any experience
> isopropyl alcohol?
> Dr. Ian Montgomery,
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> Institute of Biomedical & Life Sciences,
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