[Histonet] Sakura glas coverslipper and mounting media types

Jennifer Campbell campbellj <@t> muhlbauerlab.com
Thu Sep 13 12:17:19 CDT 2012

ClearMount from American MasterTech. Speed and volume set to "3". We put
our slides overnight in 60 degree oven prior to filing.

On Thu, Sep 13, 2012 at 12:58 PM, Cathy Crumpton <cathy.crumpton <@t> tuality.org
> wrote:

> For those with the Sakura Glas coverslippers, what type of mounting media
> are you using in these?  Sakura recommends only their brand of course, but
> I want something that dries faster.  We do not have excess mounting media
> on the outside of our slides, but after being in the oven for three days we
> had several slides sticking.  It looked like the mounting media slipped
> down the slide to pool at the bottom and stick.  I am thinking their media
> is too viscous.  If I turn the amount down on the machine any further we
> end up with not enough media on the slides and get large air pockets after
> just a few days of storage.  BTW the oven is at 40 degrees and isn't
> boiling hot to dry the slides.
> Cathy Crumpton HT(ASCP), Lead Histotechnician
> Tuality Community Hospital
> 503-681-1292
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Jen Campbell, HT(ASCP)
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Muhlbauer Dermatopathology Laboratory
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