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Laboratory Marking Pens

Marking Pens for Microbiology, Histology, Cytology, Hematology,
Molecular Biology and Cell Biology

Laboratory Markers Sample Pack
Statmark™ Permanent Marker
Secureline® Lab Marker
Secureline® Marker II/Superfrost
Moist Mark Plus™ Pen
Conducting Ink Pen
Nissen Pens

statmark cassette and slide marker

Laboratory Markers Sample Pack

A sample pack of the three most commonly used and requested laboratory marking pens for histology and pathology laboratory use is now available. Each pen has different features for laboratory applications. This sample pack offers the opporturnity to test one of each pen type first, to determine the best fit.

  • Statmark Pen: resistant to formalin, ethanol isopropanol and xylene
  • Secureline® Marker: water resistant; autoclavable; not suitable below 0°C (32°F)
  • Secureline® II / Superfrost: resistant to xylene, ethanol, acetone and formalin; service temperature -15°C to 100°C (5°F to 212°F)
See below for complete product descriptions.

Prod # Description Unit Price Order / Quote
22315 Laboratory Marking Pen, Sample Pack with 3 Pens each $7.95

statmark cassette and slide marker

STATMARK™ Permanent Marker for Cassette and Slide Marking

General Use: Histology
Writing Surface: Frosted end microscope slides, plastic cassettes

The STATMARK™ Pen is the ideal black marker - the one that histology and cytology labs have been waiting for. It has a permanent ink that, when allowed to dry, resists even the harshest chemicals, including formalin, ethanol, isopropanol and xylene. The writing remains clean, clear and legible throughout the range of laboratory procedures - including processing and staining. The ink dries quickly and will not run or smear. It lasts through fixatives, baths, dips, stains, bleaches, and more. Best of all, the STATMARK™ Pen will not readily dry out!

Prod # Description Unit Price Order / Quote
22313 STATMARK™ Pen bx/12 $32.25

lab marker

Securline® Lab Marker

General Use: Microbiology / Histology
Writing Surface: Polystyrene petri dishes, metal, glass and most plastic, cold moist surfaces.

Resistant To: Autoclaving and water. Remove from nonporous surfaces with mineral oil or petroleum jelly.
Durable porous plastic tips with permanent, quick-drying, water resistant ink that writes on cold or wet surfaces, plastic bags, or disposable labware. Markings will not smear on reusable glass, metal, or porcelain labware, but can be scrubbed off. Suitable for general lab, hospital or industrial use (black).
Not suitable for freezing temperatures below 0°C (32° F). Tip size Ø0.5mm, latex free.

Prod # Description Unit Price Order / Quote
27174 Securline® Lab Marker, Fine Tip, Black pkg/5 $10.35

lab marker secureline

Securline® Marker II / Superfrost

General Use: Histology, Cytology
Writing Surface: Plastic embedding cassettes and frosted end of microscope slides.

Resistant To: Water, ethanol, formalin, xylene and other solvents. Remove from non-porous surfaces with acetic acid, chloroform or ethanol/xylene mixture.
Ultra-permanent ink that resists solvents such as xylene, ethanol, acetone and formalin. Ideal for histology and cytology. Markings will not run on embedding cassettes, frosted or painted slides or labware through repeated washes and solutions. Markings can be removed with acetic acid, ethanol/xylene mixture or paraffin. Testing is advised before use on actual specimens (black).
Service temperature range: -15°C to 100°C (5°F to 212°F).

Prod # Description Unit Price Order / Quote
27176 Securline® Lab Marker II, Black pkg/5 $14.95

moist mark pen

Moist Mark Plus™ Pens

General Use: Histology, Cytology
Writing Surface: Frosted end microscope slides, plastic

Premium Slide/Cassette Marker. Writes smooth, dark and fine on all cassettes and all slides. Use for cytology as a “ dotting” reference marker as well. Resistant to solvents, light resistant and water resistant on most surfaces.

Prod # Description Unit Price Order / Quote
22314 Moist Mark™ Plus Pen bx/10 $32.50

Conducting Ink Pen

Conducting Ink Pen

General Use: SEM
Writing Surface: Aluminum

Leaves a mark which can be read in the electron beam in the SEM; can be used for marking or identifying objects. The mark is a high-resistance carbon conductive coating that would remove charge.

Prod # Description Unit Price Order / Quote
16044 Conducting Ink Pen each $10.15

manomark pens

Nissen Pen

General Use: General lab use
Writing Surface: Plastic, glass, metal, wood, paper, cloth

Available in black or sssorted colors.

markers for many surfaces
This Nissen Pen writes on all plastics, glass, metal, wood, paper and cloth. A precision seal valve provides smooth ink flow and preserves the pen's life, even if it's left uncapped. When dry, the solvent based ink is temperature resistant from 0°C to 155°C (32°F to 310°F). Markings are insoluble in water or hydrocarbons, resists many solvents and are easily removed with alcohol. The pens are offered in black or in a package of assorted colors, 4 black, 2 red, 2 green, 2 blue and 2 orange.

Prod # Description Unit Qty Price Order / Quote
27305-1 Nissen Pen, Black each 1-11 $7.35
12+ 6.65
27305-A Nissen Pens, Assorted Colors: 4 Black, 2 Red, 2 Green, 2 Blue, 2 Orange bx/12 1+ 79.75