Re: nylon mesh

Wolfgang Wlach (
Wed, 23 Apr 1997 11:57:49 +0000

> Date: Fri, 18 Apr 1997 15:49:24 -0400 (EDT)
> From: (Steve Dewhurst)
> I'm trying to find some nylon mesh, sterile (or sterilizable) or
> approx. 100 micron pore size, for breaking up cell clumps....Any
> ideas where I might get this?
> Thanks very much
> Steve Dewhurst

I have an unusual source to add: as these sieves are used in
(silk-)screenprinting, I get those nylon-sieves from a local supplier
here in Austria (would be of no use to add the name and address, I

They come in different mesh-width, and different material (nylon,
polyester, metal, and so on).

I use these (nylon) for flowcytometry, but they are also used in
tissue-culture (so they can be sterilized), and come by square meter
(last time the price was about US$ 100 per sqm, and this is enough
for about 10000 runs).

Maybe this is a cheap source, I think it is worth you check this out.

Hope I could help you


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der Universitaet Wien Pharmaziezentrum

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