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Wheaton™ Tapered Tissue Grinders


Improved design with longer tapered surface on both the mortar and pestle

Manufacturer: wheaton™  358103

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Catalog No. 02-911-529

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Description & Specifications

Specifications

Autoclavable Yes
Diameter (English) Outside 0.43 in.
Capacity (English) 0.033 oz.
Capacity (Metric) 1mL
Diameter (Metric) Outside 11mm
Clearance (English) 0.004 to 0.006 in.
Clearance (Metric) 0.10 to 0.15mm
For Use With (Application) Ideal for homogenization of heart, muscle, lung, skin and plant tissue
Length (English) Tube 1.92 in.
Length (English) 5.11 in.
Length (Metric) 130mm
Length (Metric) Tube 49mm
Material Borosilicate Glass
Capacity 0.033 oz., 1mL

The conical surface allows initial size reduction followed by passage through the cylindrical section for the final homogenization step. Grinding efficiency is improved, and less time is required as compared to the Tenbroeck and Potter-Elvehjem designs. When the pestle is “bottomed” within the mortar, the clearance is a uniform .004 in. to .006 in. (0.1 to 0.15mm).

  • Homogenizes connective tissue including heart, muscle, skin and lung as well as plant tissue
  • Made from low-extractable borosilicate glass that conforms to ASTM Type I, Class A and USP Type I requirements
  • Interchangeable components take the hassle out of matching parts
  • Autoclavable