ASTM E211 - 82(2010)

    Standard Specification for Cover Glasses and Glass Slides for Use in Microscopy

    Active Standard ASTM E211 | Developed by Subcommittee: E41.01

    Book of Standards Volume: 14.04

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    This specification describes the required properties and corresponding test methods for glass covers and slides for use in routine microscopy. The covers and slides comply to specified requirements as to dimension, planeness and parallelism, corrosion resistance, and workmanship. They shall also be tested for their conformance to other properties such as index of refraction, clarity, resistance to boiling, solubility, and wettability.

    This abstract is a brief summary of the referenced standard. It is informational only and not an official part of the standard; the full text of the standard itself must be referred to for its use and application. ASTM does not give any warranty express or implied or make any representation that the contents of this abstract are accurate, complete or up to date.

    1. Scope

    1.1 This specification describes glass covers and slides for use in routine microscopy.

    1.2 The values stated in SI units are to be regarded as standard. No other units of measurement are included in this standard.

    ICS Code

    ICS Number Code 37.020 (Optical equipment)

    UNSPSC Code

    UNSPSC Code 41122601(Microscope slides)

    DOI: 10.1520/E0211-82R10

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