What is the shelf life of your dipslides?Joe FisherOur dipslides are typically delivered with a 6 month shelf life.
Do dipslides require incubation?Joe FisherYes, all dipslides require an incubator to maintain strict temperature for the required period of incubation. This incubation time may vary slightly based on the type of Agar. Please see the individual product pages for incubation times. Please CLICK HERE to view our full range of incubators. If you require a money-saving starter kit including dipslides and incubator please CLICK HERE.
How do I dispose of my dipslides once I’ve used them?Joe FisherTo dispose of dipslides you should soak the dipslides in bleach for 30 minutes before disposing in regular waste.
How do I store my dipslides?Joe FisherThe optimum temperature for dipslides to be stored at is between 8-15 degrees C. A cool, dark place is best to prolong shelf life.
What is the size/dimension of each dipslide?Joe FisherOur dipslides are the standard UK market size - the tube is approximately 3cm wide, 9.5 cm high, and and has an overall height of 11cm including the dipslide handle. Our dipslides will fit the vast majority of incubators available for purchase in the UK. If you are not sure of compatibility, please don't hesitate to call us.
What is the minimum order of dipslides that you accept?Joe FisherWe are the only supplier in the market that offers no minimum order without silly shipping prices to increase the total cost to our customers. We pride ourselves on begin able to offer the right solution for anyone that requires our products, whether their requirements are 1 box, or 1,000 boxes.
Which Dipslide should I be using?Joe FisherHere on the HX Store we offer a variety of dipslides to suit each industry. Please CLICK HERE to view our comparison chart to find the right dipslide for your industry and use. If you require a dipslide that is not listed please contact a member of our team for assistance on 01909 666 708.