cutting glass slides

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I have some glass 1x3 microscope slides that I need to cut down in
size. The store where I bought them told me they sold slides to rubber
stampers and to ask advice on discussion group.

where can I get acrylic to use instead of glass?

Re: cutting glass slides
Onslow wrote:

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Most hardware stores sell inexpensive glass cutters; you simply score the
glass, not pressing down too hard, and tap the part you don't want with the
other end of the cutting tool until it snaps off; with a little practice,
it's easy to get a clean edge.
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Acrylic what? microscope slides? I don't know, but if you look in the
yellow pages under "plastics" you're likely to find someone who sells clear
acrylic in various gauges that might suit your purpose.

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Pat Kight
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Re: cutting glass slides

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If you aren't worried about the thickness of the glass, they sell glass
coverslips in all different sizes.



Re: cutting glass slides
 www.macnanbio.com

This website sells acrylic slides and lots of other useful stuff.
Hope this helps.

eliquint

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