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A range of tools suitable for beekeeping microscopy. Many of the dissection tools available eleswhere are too large for dissecting the honeybee.

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For customers outside the UK, please use the contact page to let me know what you would like to order. I will then provide you with a quote including shipping costs.

Tools for beekeeping microscopy

Acarine needle

Two fine point needles mounted side by side in a single ABS handle. Used to pin a bee to a sloping cork for acarine analysis

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Price: £1.10

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Dissecting needles

A pair of very fine pointed needles mounted in ABS handles. Essential tools for use when dissecting a bee.

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Price: £1.20

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Embedding tool

A simple tool used to melt wax when embedding a bee in a tray prior to dissection. Use with a spirit burner.

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Price: £1.00

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Forceps

Stainless steel forceps. 110mm

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Price: £0.99

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Hot Plate

An upgraded version of our popular hotplate. This version is housed in a painted diecast case with improved labelling.

A compact hot plate for use when making microscope slides. Has two temperature ranges. A fixed 30C setting for gently drying slides and a variable 45C to 75C range for melting glycerine jelly or evaporating water from pollen slurries, etc.

It is possible to place up to four slides on this simultaneously.

Power required: 12v DC provided by the 240V AC adaptor which is also supplied.

HotPlate Size 110mm x 60mm x 30mm

 

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Price: £45.00

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Hot Plate (Economy)

An economy version of our popular hot plate for use when making microscope slides. Has a fixed temperature of 60C for melting glycerine jelly or evaporating water from pollen slurries, etc.

It is possible to place up to three slides on this simultaneously.

Power required: 5v 1.5A.

A power adapter is NOT included with this economy hotplate. The hotplate is designed to be used with a suitable Smartphone or Tablet USB charger.  The charger must have a power rating of at least 1.5A (1500mA).

If you do not have a suitable power adapter, one is available here

HotPlate Size 100mm x 50mm x 25mm

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Price: £25.00

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Power adapter for Economy Hot Plate

A power adapter suitable for use as the power source for our Economy HotPlate.

Actual unit supplied may be different to the one pictured.

Rated at 5v 2A (2000mA)

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Price: £5.00

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Scalpel blades

Pack of 5 No. 11 scalpel blades

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Price: £0.75

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Scalpel handle

Stainless steel No. 3 scalpel handle

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Price: £1.95

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Scissors

Pair of fine stainless steel scissors for general purpose use.

120mm overall

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Price: £2.80

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