Re: Coverglass thickness

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From:Carla Shoffeitt <>,,
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  We use the Sakura coverslipper which employs a tape to coverslip the 
slides.  We love it and will never go back to glass!  The drying time is 
quicker and slides don't stick together when filed!

Carla Shoffeitt
Columbus Regional Medical Center, Columbus,GA.

>From: a i d a n   s c h u r r <>
>To: Scott Taft <>,
>Subject: Re: Coverglass thickness
>Date: Thu, 11 May 2000 12:48:16 +1300
> >
> > PS- If you use tape, are you considering switching
> > back to glass?
> >
> > Scott Taft HT(ASCP)
> > Tucson, AZ
> >
>Scott - we use tape, and will *never* go back to glass!  The sheer
>convenience of the tape system hugely outweighs any loss of
>optical clarity (which is negligible if your microscope is adjusted
>correctly).  No more 'blocks' of slides stuck together in the file, no
>more endless hours fiddling with coverslips and DPX, no more
>racks of slides drying in ovens, no more cleaning DPX off 40x
>objectives when a pathologist goes too close to the edge of a wet
>slide!   oh joy, oh rapture!! (**big grin**)
>ps do you get the feeling I rather like this system!?
>shin: device for finding furniture in the dark...
>a i d a n   c   s c h u r r
>      mlso,  histology department
>       hutt valley health
>        lower hutt, new zealand
>      ph.  ++64 4 5709173
>      fax  ++64 4 5709214

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