Used seccessfully for embedding very small or thin, elongated pieces of tissue. The shape of these capsules requires that care be exercised when filling them so there will be no air entrapped in the tips. Suitable for centrifugal packing of whole cells. Makes a block that is 7.9 mm OD x 18 mm high.
These capsules have proved of great use to the virologist for encapsulation of virus samples. They have also proved helpful to those microscopists who must examine cross-sections of thin elongated sections of tissue. Care must be exercised when filling these capsules to prevent entrapment of air in the tips. Suitable for centrifugal packing of whole cells. Makes a block that is 8 mm ID x 18 mm high.