CoverWell™ Imaging Chambers
COVERWELL™ IMAGING CHAMBERS
CoverWell™ imaging chambers are designed to stabilize and support thick and free-floating specimens for confocal microscopy and imaging applications. The reusable press-to-seal silicone chambers form removable enclosures for repeat staining or specimen re-positioning. Flexible coverslip material allows these chambers to be removed from the thinnest coverglass without breaking the glass or damaging the specimen. The thin (0.18mm / 0.007”) polycarbonate cover displays excellent transparency. Imaging chambers are available with or without adhesive. Adhesive CoverWells ™ are designed to form peel-and-stick leak-proof enclosures for the permanent mounting of thick specimens.
- Confocal microscopy
- Tissue and Cell staining
- High Resolution Microscopy
- Live-cell imaging
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Q: What solvents are compatible with CoverWell™ products?
A: CoverWells are manufactured from Lexan Polycarbonate (cover) Silicone (gasket) and Acrylic/Silicone Adhesive (interface). Steer clear of soaking in Alcohol and no exposure to Xylenes, Toluene, Chloroform, Acetone. DMF is fine.
Silicone Isolators allow researchers to isolate specimens using removable hydrophobic barriers. They may be used to isolate cells grown in culture dishes or separate multiple specimens affixed to microscope slides. Isolators are available in red silicone thickness 0.5 to 2.5mm pre-cut or as sheet material with or without secure seal clean adhesive on one or both surfaces. Nonadhesive isolators are autoclavable and reusable.Silicone Isolators™ remain sealed to smooth surfaces during washing steps. Where additional sealing is required, SecureSeal™ adhesive on one or both surfaces is recommended.