Re: Tampers

We have made some in the past.  We took a thumb screw and screwed it into
a couple of square nuts and then buffed off the excess to a smooth
surface on the bottom.  Works swell and hardly any cost.  Your engineers
or maintenance guys could make you some.
Hope this helps.

Terry J. Mattoon HT(ASCP)
VA Med Ctr.  #113
White River Jct.,VT   05001
(802) 296-5193  (direct # to lab secretary)
802-296-6328  -  FAX

On Mon, 09 Oct 2000 19:42:34 +0100 N Kenneison
<> writes:
> Hi there Histonetters 
> If anybody can help  me from Sakura or any othere supplier I am 
> looking
> for a supplier of the small aluminium presses used when embedding
> tissue.
> Sort of T shaped when viewed side on and come in at least two sizes
> about 10 x 10 mm and 5 x 5mm. 
> Any supplier would be of interest but especially in the UK - ours 
> ave
> gone missing during a refurbishement and we wouild like to get some
> more.
> Tried the Sakura web site and catalogue but no luck - they are 
> listed as
> beign in the original packing of the embedding centre and inthe
> handbookk but no catalogue number.
> Any help appreciated
> -- 
> N Kenneison

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