[Histonet] Embedding Center Questions
twheelock <@t> mclean.harvard.edu
Fri Aug 26 08:54:27 CDT 2011
My 23 year old Shandon Embedding Center may be ready to give up the ghost.
It has had two repairs of the coolant system for the freezing plate over
the last year.
Now a thermo-resistor has burnt out, so that the wax reservoir with no
long melt the wax.
Does anyone know of a company or companies that lease/rent histology
Are there companies who sell used equipment?
Also, what do people recommend as far as a new embedding center, in case
we can afford it?
I am in the Boston area.
In the meantime, maybe I can jury-rig something, since it is only the
wax reservoir that is down.
The cassette holding tank, hot plate, and freezing plate are OK for the
Maybe I can melt a few jars of wax, and use a transfer pipet to fill the
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