Microscope Cover Slips

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Microscope Cover Slips

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Microscope Cover Slips

Clear Glass

Pack content 10 grams

Size 22mm x 22mm +-0.1mm

Thickness 0.13mm +-0.2mm

Microscope glass cover slips are small, thin, and flat pieces of glass used in microscopy to cover and protect the specimen on the microscope slide. They are typically made of high-quality optical glass, such as borosilicate, and are available in various sizes, including 18mm x 18mm, 22mm x 22mm, and 24mm x 24mm.

Cover slips are used in microscopy to create a flat, even surface over the specimen, which helps to minimize light scattering and improve the image resolution. They also protect the specimen from damage and contamination, and prevent it from drying out.

Microscope Cover Slips are typically placed on top of the specimen using a small droplet of mounting medium or immersion oil. The cover slip is carefully positioned on top of the droplet and gently pressed down to eliminate any air bubbles. The excess mounting medium is then removed, and the slide is ready for viewing under the microscope.

Microscope Cover Slips are an essential component of microscopy, and they are widely used in biological, medical, and scientific research applications.

Microscope Cover Slips have various uses in microscopy, including:

Protecting the specimen: Cover slips provide a protective layer over the specimen on the microscope slide, preventing it from drying out, getting contaminated, or being damaged.

Enhancing image quality: Cover slips help to create a flat, even surface over the specimen, reducing light scattering, and improving the image resolution.

Allowing for easy observation: Cover slips allow for easy observation of the specimen under the microscope by providing a clear, unobstructed view of the sample.

Facilitating specimen manipulation: Cover slips allow for the manipulation of the specimen using fine-tipped tools or micro-needles without damaging or disturbing the sample.

Ensuring reproducibility: Cover slips ensure the reproducibility of microscopy experiments by standardizing the sample preparation process and ensuring consistent results across different experiments.

Enabling long-term storage: Cover slips allow for the long-term storage of specimens on microscope slides by protecting the sample from degradation and maintaining its structural integrity.

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Weight 282.0 g
Dimensions 10.0 × 10.0 × 2.0 cm


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