RE: Bone Saw

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From:"Tarpley, John" <jtarpley@amgen.com>
To:"HistoNet@pathology.swmed.edu" <HistoNet@pathology.swmed.edu>
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Date:Mon, 11 Oct 1999 11:01:24 -0700
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I certainly didn't say you should let a pathologist use it. ;-)
John

> ----------
> From: 	MacDonald, Jennifer[SMTP:jmacdonald@sach.org]
> Sent: 	Monday, October 11, 1999 10:25 AM
> To: 	HistoNet@pathology.swmed.edu; 'Histopatty@aol.com'; 'Tarpley, John'
> Subject: 	RE: Bone Saw
> 
> We have a Beuhler saw and the Doctors destroy the diamond blades.  We have
> since retired it and purchased the double blade hacksaw set from Mopec.
> The
> clean up and maintenance is so much easier with the Mopec saw.
> 
> Jennifer MacDonald
> 
> > ----------
> > From: 	Tarpley, John[SMTP:jtarpley@amgen.com]
> > Sent: 	Monday, October 11, 1999 10:38 AM
> > To: 	HistoNet@pathology.swmed.edu; 'Histopatty@aol.com'
> > Subject: 	RE: Bone Saw
> > 
> >  Finally, the best solution to bone sectioning that
> > I've found is the use of a low speed diamond saw such as those made by
> > Buehler Ltd. They're not inexpensive, but they produce a quality cut
> > without
> > any burning or bone dust. Most importantly since they're actually
> grinders
> > rather than saws you can have your fingers very close to the cut without
> > much danger. Even when using an instrument as safe as this you still
> need
> > to
> > use basic safety precautions and common sense. Hope some of this helps.
> > Best
> > of luck.
> > 
> > John Tarpley 
> > 
> 



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