The Harris Uni-Core™ consists of a razor sharp stainless steel cutting tip designed
to cut, retrieve and store cored samples from
source materials such as tissue, gels, paper, cloth, leaves, paint chips, films or
other thin, soft substrates. The tip is protected
by a removable cover cap. Stock sizes are available in a variety of diameters.
The body is made from polypropylene plastic.
Each Harris Uni-Core™ is individually pouched and ethylene oxide sterilized. A 2.5
x 3.0" x 1.5mm thick, inert, self-healing cutting mat
with dual cutting surfaces is sold separately. The Uni-Core is a limited reusable,
disposable sampling tool, ideal for tissue processing or
forensic applications. They may be disposed of after use or cleaned and reused. Cleaning:
Clean tip between each sample extraction by coring
blank filter paper; rinse with ethanol or spray with compressed air to remove
dried artifacts. Rinse mat with ethanol after each sample
extraction. Autoclave for 20 minutes at 250°F (121°C) and 15 p.s.i. Recommended autoclave 3 to 5 times. Maximum depth: 7mm