Re: [Histonet] large cryostat chucks

From:Gayle Callis

We have purchased the waffle weave chucks aka specimen disks from Thermo 
Electron, formerly Shandon, and cut off the stems to match length of stems 
on the chucks that come with the cryostat in order  to fit in the holder ( 
they cannot be too long!).  Did this at home myself with a vice and good 

These are also available from Electron Microscopy Sciences, go to their 
website, histology products.

Also, try EMS,  At 08:17 AM 1/4/2005, you wrote:
>Hi everyone,
>I'm looking for large 1 1/2 inch round crystat chucks for my Leica cryostat,
>can anyone suggest vendors?
>thanks in advance,
>Sue Kapoor, HT (ASCP)
>Histology Coordinator
>Kenosha Medical Center
>Kenosha, WI
>Histonet mailing list

Gayle Callis
Research Histopathology Supervisor
Veterinary Molecular Biology
Montana State University - Bozeman
PO Box 173610
Bozeman MT 59717-3610
406 994-6367 (lab with voice mail)
406 994-4303 (FAX)

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