Tottleben Scientific Company has been making and selling The "Right Stuff" Microscope Lens Cleaning Solution for over 20 years. The "Right Stuff" was formulated by a Ph.D (Chemistry) to effectively clean immersion oil, KoH residue and other sediments off objective lenses without leaving residue, damaging sensitive lens coatings and ruining sensitive seals.
With nearly 40 years in the microscope business we have serviced thousands of microscopes and this is what we have seen. Expensive microscope lenses that have been damaged because of improper cleaning solvents (the "wrong stuff") or, too much solvent. Lenses are also damaged by KoH (potassium hydroxide) commonly used for wet preps and from immersion oil which seeps past ineffective seals weakened by caustic cleaners.
We teach microscope users how to clean lenses without ruining them. We offer this service free of charge when we place a microscope or service microscopes at a customer's laboratory. We advise and encourage our customers to clean the lenses with our Right Stuff lens cleaner using techniques described in the instructions, or possibly pay for an expensive lens repair job or replacement. Compared to repairing or replacing an objective lens, the most cost-effective choice would obviously be to purchase one of our low-cost packages and start using The Right Stuff today!
Note: If you are experiencing a problem with a lens that you cannot solve please let us know. We will evaluate the lens for you free of charge and let you know if if it can be cleaned or repaired. In many cases we can send you a loaner lens until yours is evaluated.
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1. One 16oz bottle of the Right Stuff and four 2oz refillable bottles: $37.60($4.70 each bottle)
This is the most cost-effective option since the four 2oz bottles can be filled twice. This size is great for labs where there are several microscopes, each needing their own bottle. This size also helps ensure their will be enough Right Stuff on hand when needed. [Additional 2 oz. empty bottles with affixed label are also available when purchasing. Just let us know if needed.]
This option saves you 21% or, $10. (Buying 8 2oz bottles at regular $5.95 = $47.60.)
2. Four 2oz bottles of the Right Stuff: $21.40 ($5.35 ea)
3. One 2oz bottle of the Right Stuff: $5.95
Instructions "How To Clean Your Microscope Objective Lens Without Ruining It" (1992) are included with all orders, as well as the OSHA required MSDS (Material Safety Data Sheet)
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**Contents consist of distilled water, diluted isopropyl alcohol, inert ingredients, and diluted ammonia. MSDS sent on request**
Optical Instruments / Applications where The Right Stuff is used:
Compound and Laboratory microscope objective lenses, eyepieces & other optics
Scanning Electron Microscopes
Tranmission Electron Microscopes
Fluorescence microscope filters for all wavelengths
Live cell microscope optics
Surgical Microscope objective lenses, eyepieces & other optics
Colposcope objective lenses and other optics
Flexible & Rigid Endoscopes
Ophthalmology examination instruments
Otoscopes for ENT
Photographic/Video/Electronics optical surfaces
Digital, video, still cameras lenses
Mirrors including first surface mirrors
Laser filters, optics, etc
Rifle scope sights
Holographic weapon sights
Radar sonar screens
Cell phone screen
Cell phone camera lens
Laser cd discs
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