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for specimen embedding

[ Embedding Capsules ] [ Bottle-Neck & Conical Tip Capsule ]
[ Capsule Holders ] [ Flat Bottom Embedding Capsules ] [ Snap Cap Polypropylene Capsule ]





specimen embedding capsules

Specimen Embedding Capsules

the standard in the EM field

BEEM® pioneered the development of certain TEM specimen preparation products. Their embedding capsule remains a standard product for routine EM.

Preformed capsule tips in the shape of a truncated pyramid with a flat 1 x 1 mm face at the end reduce trimming time and produce cleaner surfaces.

a hinged cap is used for closure or may be used for making flat-tipped molds.

Hardened blocks may be removed using a BEEM® Capsule Press. Filling the capsules is made easier with BEEM® Capsule Holders (#132, 132B).

Capsule size 00 is preferred, but for specimens with certain shapes (long, particulate) see BEEM® bottle-neck or conical capsules. For smaller specimen sizes, a smaller capsule size is available.

Polyethylene capsules have long been preferred in standard EM resin preparation. Acrylic resins and UV polymerization technology have increased the use of gelatin capsules.

Glauert AM, Sept. 1991: Epoxy resins: an update on their selection and use. Microscopy and Analysis, pp 15-20

BEEM® Embedding Capsule 00 produces blocks 7.9mm OD

Prod # Description Unit Qty Price Order / Quote
130 BEEM® Capsules, Size 00 pkg/100 1-4 $8.41
Qty:
5-9 7.63
10+ 6.98



BEEM® Embedding Capsule Size 3 produces blocks 5.6mm OD

Polyethylene, hinged cap. Same design as 00 size, only smaller.

Prod # Description Unit Qty Price Order / Quote
130-B BEEM® Capsules, Size 3 pkg/100 1-4 $8.65
Qty:
5-9 7.95
10+ 7.25




beem bottle neck capsule

BEEM® Bottle-Neck Specimen Embedding Capsule

Prod # Description Unit Qty Price Order / Quote
130-SPB BEEM® Bottle-Neck Capsules pkg/100 1-4 $8.75
Qty:
5-9 7.95
10+ 7.45




conical tip embedding capsule

BEEM®Conical Tip Specimen Embedding Capsule

Prod # Description Unit Qty Price Order / Quote
130-SPC BEEM® Conical Tip Capsules pkg/100 1-4 $8.75
Qty:
5-9 7.95
10+ 7.45




BEEM Capsule Holders

BEEM® Capsule Holders

for curing resins under UV, 22 cavities

For size 00 BEEM® capsules, 22 numbered cavities. Also holds gelatin capsules. May be illuminated from below for orienting specimens.

Prod # Description Unit Qty Price Order / Quote
6207 BEEM® Capsule Holder each 1-2 $16.25
Qty:
3+ 15.35




beem capsule holder

BEEM® Capsule Holder for Size 00, 22 cavities

Prod # Description Unit Qty Price Order / Quote
132 BEEM® Size 00 Capsule Holder each 1-2 $14.25
Qty:
3-5 12.95
6-11 12.45
12+ 11.95

BEEM® Capsule Holder for Size 3, 22 cavities

Prod # Description Unit Qty Price Order / Quote
132-B BEEM® Size 3 Capsule Holder each 1-2 $12.85
Qty:
3-5 12.15
6-11 11.32
12+ 10.85
 

flat bottom embedding capsules

Flat Bottom Capsules

For embedding specimens requiring flat or en-face orientation in capsule configuration. Inside dimensions are 00 size: 7.92mm dia x 18.87mm deep (0.312 x 0.743"). Polypropylene (up to 100°C). Outside diameter 9.6mm.

Prod # Description Unit Qty Price Order / Quote
133 Flat Bottom Capsules, Polyethylene, 00 pk/100 1-4 $16.50
Qty:
5+ 15.25
133-P Flat Bottom Capsules, Polypropylene, 00, Microwave Transparent pk/100 1-4 16.50
Qty:
5+ 15.25


snap cap capsule

Polypropylene Capsules

Clear, 26mm (1.02") ID, 10mm (.39") H. Hinged snap cap closure.

Prod # Description Unit Qty Price Order / Quote
21460 Polypropylene Capsule, clear, 26mm ID pkg/100 1-9 $18.15
Qty:
10+ 17.25




flat embedding mold

BEEM® Flat Embedding Mold

sample preparation for microscopy

Virtually transparent polyethylene mold provides excellent visual contact with specimen due to transmitted light. Being able to see your specimen better allows you to align it better. This mold produces smooth, polished flat blocks. Reusable; shipped in plastic box.

Prod # Description Unit Qty Price Order / Quote
111-2 BEEM® P.E. Flat Embedding Mold & Box each 1-5 $11.25
Qty:
6-11 10.45
12+ 9.85