Please note unless otherwise advised, slide boxes on this page accommodate standard 1 x 3 inch slides.
Slide box essentials: correct size, tough and economical are first considerations. Special requirements may be plastic or metal hinges and clasp, particular colours, lightproof (for that chose a dark box and tape openings and wrap in aluminium foil). The most practical plastic for slide boxes is ABS (Acrylonitrile butadiene styrene ); it's very tough, it's brittleness point is ‐20°C and its usable to 70°C.
Cryo storage: For storage in an ultra deep freezer we recommend PC (polycarbonate), which is whimsically known as bulletproof glass. This material loses its superior strength once it's been heated above 50°C, but it will retain similar strength compared with other plastics. PC may be heated to 125°C ‐ its autoclavable. More importantly, the PC brittleness point is at ‐100°C. Plastics can be used well below the brittleness point, but they are subject to cracking from minor impacts. We recommend our PC slide boxes for ultra low cryo applications. PST also offer PC boxes for cryo tube storage ‐ see page Y1
These stackable boxes have a hinged lid. The clasp opens when the area under the catch is pressed.
Slots are tapered down to 1.5mm, they are numbered, and have an index sheet. Cork base.
External dimensions including protruding hinges (back) 82 x 53.5 x 32mm.
Polystyrene, 50 slides
Dimensions: 228 x 97 x 34mm
Please note: Colours from manufacturer vary. Most likely your order would be supplied in one colour, but may not be the colour pictured.
These stackable boxes have metal pins, a metal clasp, cork base, numbered slots and an index card.
Slots are 2.5mm wide and taper down to 2.0
207mm (W) x 160mm (D) x 35mm (H) ‐ clasp and hinge protrudes another 15mm
Polycarbonate construction, this strongest of plastics makes for a most durable slide box. It has durable hinges and a stainless steel latch. The Cryo Compatible Slide Box, protects your 3" x 1" (75 x 25mm) slides in ultra-low temperature range. Polycarbonate's brittleness point is at -100°C, but these boxes may be used down to -195°C, except that below brittleness point they are less impact tolerant.
The slide box provides a 100-slide capacity with grooved slots to prevent slide to slide contact. The Cryo Compatible Slide Box offers a permanent identification sheet in the hinged lid, that corresponds to the numbering on the temperature-resistant foam lining in the base. These features provide ideal inventory maintenance ability. The boxes are stackable and can be autoclaved.
- Durable polycarbonate construction for ultra low temperatures
- Temperature resistant foam liner and grooved slots
- 100 slide capacity 3" x 1" (75 x 25mm)
- Autoclavable and stackable
- Overall dimensions 208 x 175 x 34mm (8.19" x 6.89" x 1.34")
ABS, 100 slides
Slide storage box, made using strong ABS, with transparent, hinged cover. Best working temperatures for ABS is between -20 and +80°C. The removable rack has 100 numbered slots for storing slides vertically. The 3mm slots allow backwards and forwards movement of slides for convenient viewing. Alternatively, each slot can accommodate 2 slides. Stackable.
Best box for geologist's short slide for microanalyses, but also consider slide trays on page H1 for storing such slides.
Dimensions of box: L240 x W80 x H84mm
The most convenient, organised and versatile way of storing 75 x 25mm microscope slides vertically. This impact resistant SlideFile™ Storage System can hold up to 400 slides per unit in just 1720cm3 (105 cu. in.) and are stackable for space saving. Each SlideFile System includes a slide box and two removable trays. A transparent hinged cover makes it easy to see at a glance the content of the box.
- SlideFile™ System is a removable tray inside the storage box having 100 numbered slots. All slides are stored vertically for easy insertion and removal.
- In the upright position, one is able to read bar codes without having to remove the slide from the box.
- For space saving purposes, you can double the number of slides simply by storing two slides side‐by‐side per slot. And for maximum storage space/long‐term storage,simply remove the SlideFile Tray and line up 400 slides in three rows.
- Six drain holes incorporated into the tray ensure complete emptying of the liquid when using the slide holder for drying purposes.
- Two index cards numbered from 1 to 100 are included to allow for slide recording titles.
- Dimensions: 86 x 248 x 83mm high, slots 3.25mm wide.
The SlideFile™ System is available in five colours: White, Blue, Green, Pink and Yellow.
The tall slide box of sturdy ABS material is ideal for storage and transport of tall 75 x 50mm microscope slides. Available in a 100‐slide and 25‐slide capacity box with grooved slots to hold the slides securely in place and prevent slide to slide contact. The base contains location numbers for convenient inventory, a cork liner in the 100‐slide box and a foam liner in the 25‐slide box. The tall slide box offers a hinged lid with a secure latch lock closure. The lid interior contains a permanent inventory index sheet for cataloguing and identification. The deep design of the tall slide box provides safe storage for the taller, non‐standard microscope slides.
Other boxes for very large slides are available: 38 x 75mm; 101 x 75mm; 152 x 114mm; 101 x 126mm; 178 x 126mm ‐ inquire please.
- Deep design for large 75 x 50mm slides
- Permanent inventory sheet and corresponding base labelling
- Cork lining for stability
- 100 slide capacity 75 x 25mm with hinged lid and cork liner; Overall dimensions: 208 x 175 x 60mm
- 25‐slide capacity 75 x 50mm slides with compression fit lid and foam liner; Overall dimensions: 82 x 104 x 66mm
for 3" x 4" and 3-1/4" x 5" slides
center divider allows for two rows of slides
Numbered index on inside cover
Hinged cover with two latches
Handle on one end for easy storage and stacking access
High quality construction and finish
Polystyrene or polypropylene
Store/ship/transfer delicate, sensitive articles between a soft, elastic double membrane.
Plastic containers with thin membranes top and bottom. The PU membranes deform around the enclosed object and hold it securely. Small or large products may be held firmly within various box sizes (larger sizes are available ‐ inquire). May be used to store semiconductors, machine parts, electron microscopy parts or materials, and many other applications. H203 and H204‐X are hinged. Box H203 is made of polypropylene which is not a clear plastic, but it has greater impact resistance than polystyrene.
H202 Membrane Box, 31.8mm, small square
- membrane area: 31.8 x 31.8mm
- outside dimensions: 38.6 x 38.6 x 15.7mm H
H203 Membrane Box, 48mm, medium square
- membrane area: 48 x 48mm
- outside dimensions: 59 x 65 x 26.3mm H
Membrane boxes now at greatly reduced prices. Best storage for very delicate specimens with good, all round visibility.
identical to the boxes above without the membrane
Strong, clear plastic boxes for storage and shipping.
Single compartment, clear polystyrene boxes with hinges. Useful storage for specimens, sample holders or small parts.
We supply small plastics jar which sometimes can be used in lieu of boxes, and they appear to be better value. Check for jars near bottom of page L10
|Cat. No.||Inside dimensions (mm)||Height of base (mm)||Height of lid (mm)|
73 x 51 x 30
117 x 89 x 6.4
172 x 89 x 23
187 x 124 x 38
See our new stock (H212, H213, H214) for other sizes
Medium size polystyrene box with hinges
Inside dimensions: 89 x 65 x 25mm
Lid 3.2mm, base 22.2mm
Black lid and black base
Ask for discount per case (250 boxes)
These high quality wafer carrier trays are specifically designed for storage, transport and handling of semiconductor wafers, glass wafers or other delicate flat objects. Made from polypropylene material and available in sizes from 25mm to 150mm with maximum grip, minimum contact and minimum pressure. The wafer or disc carriers have a conical base to support the wafers at the edges only. The wafers are held in place and secured by a spider spring and locking cap.
A telescope‐style box, square, made from white lined cardboard; edges are finished with white glossy paper. Centre portions of the top and bottom are not covered. Place your own identification in these spaces.
Inside measurements: 32 x 32 x 13mm
We supply small plastics jar which sometimes can be used in lieu of boxes. Check for jars near bottom of page L10