Imaging Spacers


Imaging spacers are ultra-thin adhesive spacers that peel-and-stick to coverglass or microscope slides to confine specimens without compression. Layer multiple spacers to custom build chambers to any depth desired.

Thin, double-sided adhesive spacers confine specimens without compression. For high-resolution microscopy, sandwich specimen and spacer between two No. 0 coverglass. Imaging spacers can be fabricated in different materials and thicknesses for specific applications. The adhesive also used to make Wound Splints, HybriWell, and SecureSeal incubation chambers is now available in sheets that may be purchased in a single layer thickness or prepared in multiple layers for your convenience. Please visit the Wound Healing for more information.

SecureSeal adhesive is available in sheets too. Sheets may be purchased in single-layer thickness or prepared in multiple layers for your convenience.

Technical Resources


Instructions for Use SecureSeal Imaging Spacers


  • Imaging
  • Microscopy
  • High-temperature single-molecule kinetic analysis
  • anti‐Stokes Raman scattering microscopy


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