Coverslips

Coverslips come in various thicknesses.  Knowing the dimensions of your coverslip can be important when using some objective lenses.

LOCI recommends the use of 0.17 mm coverslips (number 1.5).

Coverslip NumberThickness RangeIdeal Thickness
0.00.08 - 0.13 mm0.10 mm
1.00.13 - 0.16 mm0.15 mm
1.50.16 - 0.19 mm0.17 mm
2.00.19 - 0.25 mm0.22 mm