Re: staining racks for tissuetek II staining system

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From:Tim Morken <> (by way of histonet)
To:histonet <>
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As far as I can tell, these are not made any more. The only hope is to
get some from someone who has a trove stashed somewhere! I have a
feeling you won't find people willing to give them up as the new plastic
ones are not nearly as good for hand staining/coverslipping as the old

Tim Morken, B.A., EMT(MSA), HTL(ASCP)
Infectious Disease Pathology
Centers for Disease Control
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Atlanta, GA 30333


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Date: Sat, 20 Feb 1999 18:30:52 -0800 (PST)
From: "M. Brown" <>
Subject: Re: staining racks for tissuetek II staining system
To: "Terrett, Barb" <>
Cc: "''" <>

Scientic Supply(Not sure of their current name) use to have them) I went
to using staining containers with enclosed 25slide rack(Plastice) from
Evergreen Scientific. Worked well in Microwave.

On Fri, 19 Feb 1999, Terrett, Barb wrote:

> Does anyone know if there is still a supplier in Canada or the U.S.
for the
> old ( green plastic with metal handle) staining racks that go with the
> tissue tek II staining set-up. We can get plastic racks with
> plastic handles for microwaving, but these are relatively expensive
and not
> very durable. We are desperately searching for the old green type.
> thank you
> b

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