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Certificate of Assurance

If you need a Certificate of Assurance for your refractive index liquids as part of your quality management procedures then please just request one with your order and we can supply it free of charge.

By | December 18th, 2017|Blog|0 Comments

How do you check that your refractive index liquid is still ok to use and has not been contaminated?

The suspect bottle is well shaken and three test slides made up without asbestos present. If asbestos fibres are observed using dispersion staining, crossed polars or first order red plate examination, then the liquid is disposed of. We recommend that the liquids are checked for contamination on a monthly basis by performing this test using [...]

By | December 18th, 2017|Blog|0 Comments

Why is my refractive index liquid getting darker in colour?

Why is my refractive index liquid getting darker in colour? It is normal for these liquids to get darker as they age which may cause them to go from a light yellow to a dark yellow-purple, however the index will be fine.

By | December 18th, 2017|Blog|0 Comments

McCrone UK have been successfully trading for a decade

From the Finance Director, Mrs Alison Pomeroy “ McCrone UK have been successfully trading for a decade as of September 2017. We would like to take this opportunity to thank all our customers for their continued support

By | September 19th, 2017|Blog|0 Comments

Are you a Pathology or Haematology Laboratory Looking for Immersion Oils?

At McCrone UK we have a wide selection of immersion oils sold in 30ml, 120ml or 480ml volumes. They are inexpensive and can be calibrated to the customers requirements.  They are used in universities, hospitals and research establishments. Type A or B immersion oil is in demand from pathology ad haematology labs in the UK.

By | May 19th, 2017|Blog|0 Comments

Are you looking for a cheaper but effective phase contrast microscope for Fibre Counting?

The Novex BBS binocular phase contrast microscope is fully compliant with the HSG248 requirements for PCMs for fibre counting and yet is considerably cheaper than the standard Olympus or Nikon scopes used for this purpose. It is simple and very user friendly and is supplied in its own robust metal flight case ready to use. [...]

By | May 19th, 2017|Blog|0 Comments

Are you setting up a new asbestos laboratory?

When setting up a laboratory for the analysis of samples suspected of containing asbestos fibres there is a wide range of equipment required, some of which can be supplied by McCrone UK Limited. During the examination of a bulk sample using a stereo microscope fibres may be seen which are then collected and mounted in [...]

By | May 19th, 2017|Blog|0 Comments