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Material embedding

Agar Scientific offers a comprehensive range of chemicals and accessories the embedding of biological and materials specimens.

Embedding stubs, moulds and accessories in various shapes and sizes facilitate reproducible embedding. An extensive selection of resins and embedding compounds and processing reagents provide the optimum choice to suit your type of specimen.

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  1. Specimen levelling press

    Specimen levelling press

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    When viewing flat polished surfaces with an optical microscope, it is desirable that the image stays in focus as the specimen is traversed on the microscope stage.

    Part no: AGB8233

  2. Silicone Rubber Moulds

    Silicone Rubber Moulds

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    Reusable moulds for cold embedding, made from sturdy, flexible white or blue silicone which does not deform over time.
  3. Scan-Dia embedding system

    Scan-Dia embedding system

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    The Scan-Dia system offers a complete range of cold setting, metallographic embedding agents and accessories.
  4. EpoFix low viscosity epoxy resin

    EpoFix Resin

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    A low viscosity epoxy cold mounting system curing at room temperature.
  5. VariDur 10

    VariDur 10

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    VariDur 10 is a high hardness, high viscosity, semi-transparent, acrylic cold mounting compound with superior abrasion resistance and edge retention.
  6. SamplKwick®


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    SamplKwick® is a semi-transparent, high viscosity rapid curing acrylic cold mounting compound.
  7. Compression mounting compounds

    Compression mounting compounds

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    A range of thermosetting compression mounting compounds for hot compression mounting.
  8. EpoColor? cold mounting compound

    EpoColor cold mounting compound

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    EpoColor is a red pigmented epoxy cold mounting compound which offers excellent colour contrast between mount and specimen.
  9. EpoxiCure?


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    EpoxiCure is a two part, general purpose epoxy resin suitable for heat sensitive specimens due to its low curing temperature (28°C/82 °F).
  10. Epokwick® fast curing epoxy

    Epokwick fast curing epoxy

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    EpoKwick is a transparent, quick setting epoxy resin that cures in 90 minutes.
  11. EpoThin low viscosity epoxy

    EpoThin 2 low viscosity epoxy

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    A free flowing, low viscosity, low shrinkage epoxy resin that is ideal for use with porous and heat sensitive samples.
  12. Moulding powders

    Moulding powders

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    A range of moulding powders is available that was developed specifically for use in hot mounting processes.
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