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Replication materials

Cellulose acetate sheets and tape provide a quick and convenient means of replicating surfaces, particularly from large objects which cannot be sectioned.
All prices exclude VAT.
Name & Code
Grouped product items
Code & Description Availability Price Qty
AGG255
Cellulose Acetate 35um, 150mm x 100mm (Pack of 20)
In Stock
In Stock
£13.03
£13.03
AGG255A
Cellulose Acetate 50um, 150mm x 100mm (Pack of 20)
In Stock
In Stock
£15.00
£15.00
AGG255B
Cellulose Acetate 75um, 150mm x 100mm (Pack of 20)
In Stock
In Stock
£14.55
£14.55
AGG254B
Cellulose Acetate 180um, 150mm x 100mm (Pack of 20)
In Stock
In Stock
£22.32
£22.32
AGG3882
Replicating Tape - 127um, 19mm x 4.5m
In Stock
In Stock
£46.53
£46.53
AGG3883
Replicating Tape - 127um, 38mm x 4.5m
Average lead time: 28 days
Average lead time: 28 days
£64.81
£64.81
AGG3884A
Replicating Tape - 50um, 38mm x 1.1m
Average lead time: 14 days
Average lead time: 14 days
£40.11
£40.11
Product Description

Cellulose acetate sheets and tape provide a quick and convenient means of replicating surfaces, particularly from large objects which cannot be sectioned. They soften in acetone, allowing them to be applied to surfaces which have been pre-wetted with acetone, then the replica can be stripped when dry. For fine detail, positive replicas can be made by coating the surface with carbon and then dissolving away the acetate sheet with acetone. The carbon replicas can then be examined in the TEM. Alternatively, the replicated surface can be covered with a conductive coating and examined by SEM as a negative replica.

Supplied in packs of 20 sheets, or as tape in a convenient dispenser.

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LEAD TIMES: Average Lead Times are shown individually in working days for any products not currently in stock. Whilst we regularly update this, actual Lead Times can vary due to supply chain fluctuations.