Re: Mounting Medium for Hacker Coverslipper

From:Jill Songer <>

We have the Hacker (Meisei) RCM-3660 and after many trials, have found the 
Richard Allan Mounting Media to be the best for us. Give that a try. We 
also use xylene.

At 12:47 PM 11/17/2000 -0500, Histo-Scientific Research Laboratories wrote:
>Dear Histonetters,
>We have a Hacker (Meisei) RCM-3655.  We are trying to find the best mounting
>medium to use with this machine.  We have tried Permount--this is too thin
>and takes too long to dry; Consulmount, Acrymount, and M-1 all have produced
>air bubbles.  With the help of Hacker customer service, we have been
>tweaking the machine until we find the best medium.  What is everyone else
>using with this machine?  By the way, we are using xylene, not a substitute.
>thanks in advance,
>Beth Poole
>Histo-Scientific Research Labs.
>137 S. Main Street
>Woodstock, VA  22664

Jill Songer HT (ASCP)
Virginia Tech
Veterinary Teaching Hospital
Anatomic Pathology Lab Supervisor
Blacksburg, Virginia 24061

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