Re: Dry marking pens

From:"Klinipath, R. Kusters" <>

Dear Allan,

Please contact our US Distributor for our KLINIMARKER pens, catalog no.
Available in Black, Green, Red, and Blue, packed per 12 in box

KLINIPATH bv Netherlands
Ronald Kusters
sales executive

----- Original Message -----
From: "Allen, Steven" <>
To: <>
Sent: Thursday, June 07, 2001 7:39 PM
Subject: Dry marking pens

| I am finding that the tips on my solvent-resistant marking pens are prone
| drying out.  I may label a couple hundred slides and store the pen for a
| days.  I always secure the cap firmly and lay it down sideways.  When I
| to use the pen again, the tip won't flow ink even after repeated writing.
| have tried getting the pen to write on slides and paper with no luck. I
| tried storing the pens with the tips pointing down with no luck.  Out of
| curiosity, I cut one of the bad pens in half and the cartridge inside
| appeared to still have ink.
| Can anybody offer me some advice on how to get the ink flowing again?
| Thanks,
| Steve Allen
| Research Technologist
| Lovelace Respiratory Research Institute
| Albuquerque, NM
| (505)845-1122

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