[Histonet] Removing PMMA blocks from glass vials
Janet.Bonner <@t> FLHOSP.ORG
Mon Apr 6 08:07:45 CDT 2009
Use a razor blade to slit one side of the vial lengthwise and pull apart.
From: histonet-bounces <@t> lists.utsouthwestern.edu on behalf of Pat Flannery
Sent: Fri 4/3/2009 5:33 PM
Subject: Re: [Histonet] Removing PMMA blocks from glass vials
OK, silly question time: How do you get them out of *plastic* vials?
I've always used the glass scint vials,too. Doesn't the PMMA melt
plastic vials (or stick too well to them)?
On Apr 3, 2009, at 2:00 PM, "Monfils, Paul" <PMonfils <@t> Lifespan.org>
> Someone gave me some small PMMA blocks polymerized inside glass
> scintillation vials. I always use plastic vials. Obviously the
> vials have to be broken to get the blocks out. Does anyone have
> some advice on the best way to do this? The guy who brought them
> said he thought I could "use liquid nitrogen", but had no
> specifics. Any help will be appreciated.
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