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clay for dishes

Susan Duhon, IU Axolotl Colony duhon at INDIANA.EDU
Thu Jan 26 15:19:59 EST 1995

On 20 Jan 1995, Steve Scadding wrote:

> On 20 Jan 1995 Linda_Barlow at som-lrc.ucsd.edu wrote:
> > We have been using a mystery plasticine to line our dissecting dishes for embryo 
> > surgery.  The stuff we use works just fine, but we have run out of it, have no 
> > idea what it was, and how to find more of the same stuff.  I have a tried a 
> > couple of other locally available clays/plasticines, but haven't found anything 
> > In looking through various references, mention is often made of American Art 
> > Clay, from Indianapolis.  Unfortunately, I've been unable to track this brand 
> > down in the San Diego area.  Does anyone have the name of a similar brand of 
> > plasticine clay that is available locally, or know how I might get a hold of 
> > some American Art clay?
> The  brand name of the American Art Clay Co modelling clay is "Permoplast".
> The address on the package is:
> American Art Clay Company, Inc.,
> 4717 West Sixteenth St.,
> Indianapolis, Indiana  46222
> But I must warn you that I bought a lot of this stuff many, many years 
> ago and so the address may not be current.  If you phone the company, 
> they may be able to give you the name of a San Diego area supplier.
> Good luck!
> *****************************************************************
> Steven R. Scadding,                 Phone: 519-824-4120 Ext. 3334
> Department of Zoology,              Fax:  519-767-1656
> University of Guelph,
> Guelph, Ontario,                    Email: scadding at uoguelph.CA
> CANADA   N1G 2W1
> *****************************************************************


Permoplast clay is available in our stockroom. I'm sending you a box 

If anyone else is having trouble getting a hold of this clay, let me know 
and I will get some for you too.


Susan T. Duhon               Indiana University Axolotl Colony
Phone 812-855-8260           Jordan Hall 407
Fax   812-855-6705           Bloomington, IN 47405   USA
email duhon at indiana.edu   

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