[Histonet] metal molds vs. disposable molds
leiker <@t> buffalo.edu
Tue Mar 10 12:36:54 CDT 2009
...which might be the better thing to do then...since it'll all be floating
on the surface anyway and we don't want to risk clogging drain pipes with
the wax once it cools...
--On Tuesday, March 10, 2009 12:59 PM -0400 "Weems, Joyce"
<JWeems <@t> sjha.org> wrote:
> And if you let the water cool, the paraffin will harden and you discard
> it without pouring down the drain...
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> I like my metal molds. They are neat, you get even heat transfer, and
> are easy to clean when they need it. I clean them by tossing them in
> some boiling water with an excess of cleaning powder (Alconox or
> Sparkleen) or any detergent you have on hand (make sure it doesn't get
> too bubbly and froth over though). Then I rinse them under hot top
> water, spread on paper towels to dry, spray with mold release, and stack
> in the oven.
> --On Tuesday, March 10, 2009 11:55 AM -0400 Sharon Campbell
> <SharonC <@t> celligent.net> wrote:
>> Hello everyone,
>> We have a debate going on about purchasing metal molds vs. disposable
>> plastic molds. Which is better? Is the cost better in the long run to
>> buy metal? Also, how does everyone clean their metal molds?
>> Sharon Campbell, HTL(ASCP)CM, BSBM
>> Histology Supervisor
>> Celligent Diagnostics, LLC
>> Formerly Pathology Associates Services
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