Re: Bandsaws

From:"K. Bowden"

Our Environmental Heath and Safety won't let us cut any human tissue on our
band saw and they don't much like it that we cut animal tissue on it.  The band
saw we use is from Sears 1 1/8 Hp two speed.  It doesn't cut precision but it's
not to bad.

Karen Bowden
Orthopedic Department

"Cazares, Ruth" wrote:

> Hello again Histonetters,
> Once again I seek information from all of you out there in Histoland. We are
> exploring the possibility of purchasing a bandsaw to cut our femoral heads
> in 5mm serial sections.  Is anyone using bandsaws for cutting bone, and if
> so, what type?  How is it cleaned/disinfected after use? What safety
> precautions are used to protect staff using it from flying particles?
> Any and all information will be greatly appreciated.
> Thanks in advance,
> Ruth Cazares
> Swedish Covenant Hospital
> Chicago, IL
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