RE: [Histonet] Paraffin specimen clamp

From:"Ford Royer"



You need an adjustable jaw clamp (or C clamp) specimen holder.  Check with
your local Microm Fisher Healthcare rep.

Ford M. Royer, MT(ASCP)
Histology Product Manager
Minnesota Medical, Inc.
7177 Madison Ave. W.
Golden Valley, MN 55427-3601
CELL: 612-839-1046
Phone: 763-542-8725
Fax: 763-546-4830
eMail: clinicallab@minnesotamedical.com


-----Original Message-----
From: histonet-bounces@lists.utsouthwestern.edu
[mailto:histonet-bounces@lists.utsouthwestern.edu] On Behalf Of Kinsley,
David
Sent: Monday, June 25, 2007 2:48 PM
To: histonet@lists.utsouthwestern.edu
Subject: [Histonet] Paraffin specimen clamp

Hi,

I cut paraffin sections on a Microm HM 355 microtome.  I recently
received some paraffin samples from Europe and they are rectangular
paraffin blocks measuring approximately 32x22x22mm without any plastic
cassette attached to them.  Does anyone know where I may be able to
purchase a different type of specimen holder/clamp that would hold the
paraffin block directly without the need for a cassette?

Unfortunately, I cannot melt the blocks and re-embed them with
cassettes.  

thanks in advance

Dave

  
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