Hista-Flex™ – Tissue Embedding Wax

With almost 50 years experience in formulating and manufacturing top quality waxes for histology, we are delighted to launch Hista-Flex™. A UK branded tissue embedding medium.

Hista-Flex™ encompasses years of manufacturing experience, the highest quality raw materials, as well as established and strict testing procedures to produce a range of top performing waxes supplied in dynamic and eye catching packaging.

The concept of Hista-Flex™ wax conceived from demand by our overseas customers who actively sought the need for a premium, consistently reliable histology wax, supplied directly from the manufacturer with its own UK made branding and the peace of mind of years of experience in production and development combined with customer service and support.

Hista-Flex™ is only available from outside the UK and Europe.

We are seeking overseas agents and distributors to market this exciting new product.

Please contact us for more details.

Poth Hille Hista Flex

Poth Hille Hista Flex

Grades of Hista-Flex™

Hista-Flex™ ELITE

Formulated as an all purpose wax for general tissue embedding and sectioning. ELITE combines highly purified, double filtered fine cut paraffin wax with a microcrystalline additive. ELITE provides effective tissue infiltration, great flexibility when sectioning, low cutting resistance and superb ribbon continuity.

Melt point 54-57°C. Available in 1 Kilo or 2 Kilo bags in 8 Kilo cartons.

Hista-Flex Elite – Data Sheet

Hista-Flex™ PRIME

‘PRIME’ benefits from the introduction of a plasticising polymer to our purified, double filtered, ‘fine cut’ paraffin wax producing a high level of elasticity and tensile strength allowing top quality sections to be produced with minimal shrinkage in the block. No tearing, cracking or expansion, gives the right result every time.

Melt point 54-57°C. Available in 1 Kilo and 2 Kilo bags in 8 Kilo cartons.

Hista-Flex Prime – Data Sheet

Hista-Flex™ ULTRA

A careful combination of highly purified, double filtered ‘fine cut’ paraffin wax blended with plasticizing polymer and a small addition of Dimethyl Sulfoxide. ULTRA is recommended for larger tissue samples or where improved infiltration is necessary. Benefits include faster tissue penetration and additional preservation characteristics.

Melt point 54-57°C. Availabe in 1 Kilo and 2 Kilo bags in 8Kg cartons.

Hista-Flex Ultra – Data Sheet

Hista-Flex™ EXCEL

(New to the range) A high melting point wax with a polymer addition formulated for hotter climate countries. Hista-Flex™ EXCEL is resistant to section wrinkles and wax block softening during tissue sectioning.

Suitable for general embedding and sectioning and ideal for use with sliding microtomes.

Melt point 58-60°C. Available in 1 Kilo bags in 8 Kilo cartons.

Hista-Flex Excel – Data Sheet