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Optic lens tube separation

We have 20 monocular Leica BME scopes. Several of them have had the tube that holds the optic lens separate from the rotatable head of the microscope. What is left is a black fitting with a square glass peice in the bottom. Is this a friction fit or a glued joint? They are very loose and no longer snug up. Would you suggest a glue that can be used or is there a better fix to this problem?

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Hi There,

I understand your problem and I would
Recommend stud-fix by Loctite, making as sure as possible that the tube occupies the exact same place as it did before removal (at right angles to the optical axis)
If I can be of further assistance, please do not hesitate to contact me.

Regards….Dave

Posted on Mar 10, 2008

Optic lens tube separation - image.php?productid=16148Sir,your microscope tube with the eye piece is screw joint with microscope body. Rather part is friction fitted as well as there is a proper place to mount it.you can do the gluing but first of all be clear that part should be not a movebale part other wise you will have dificulty for fine focusing.
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The tube joint was a friction fit that had become loose. Most of the time it is a screw joint which is why I was confused. We put some electrical tape around the inside portion of the fitting and the tube fit snugly down over it. We'll have to wait and see how long it lasts.

Jlanghus

Posted on Feb 14, 2008

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