Re: Marking pen/pencil for cassettes???

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From:LEROY BROWN <> (by way of histonet)
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We have found the mechanical pencil (BIC 0.7) to be the best with little or
no fading.

LeRoy Brown HT(ASCP) HTL
Histology Consultation Services
85 SE 8th Ave..
Oak Harbor, WA 98277
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Date: Friday, October 16, 1998 9:48 PM
Subject: Marking pen/pencil for cassettes???

> We've had problems lately with our cassettes losing or fading the
>surgical numbers after processing...  I'm not sure if it's the cassettes
>or the pencils and markers.
>We've tried...
> *Official "Tissue-Tek" pencils, (they were the worst, believe it
>or not)
> *Regular #2 pencils  (some brands work better than others)
> *Secureline markers (which STILL fade and tend to dry out much
>too quickly)
>What have you-all found to work best?    Many thanks,  Sandosis
>PS Please don't tell me to contact the vendor, been there, done that,
>yadda, yadda,       yadda.   (Can't switch vendors either, we "have a
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