How to send a gel

how to send a gel_1_s

  • Use a sandwich bag sealing machine (around €20 from any supermarket) and buy a roll of plastic foil (VWR, Cat No: 129-2157, €17)
  • Cut a piece of foil larger than your gel
  • Lay gel between the two layers of the foil

how to send a gel_2_s

  • Seal the gel in the plastic foil - check no liquid leaks from edges or corners
  • DO NOT fill the plastic foil with millilitres of water - a few drops is sufficient to keep the gel moist in transit

how to send a gel_3_s

  • Place the sealed gel between two pieces of rigid cardboard

how to send a gel_4_s

  • Secure the gel in place within the cardboard sheets with some tape
  • TAKE CARE not to stick the foil to the cardboard - this can lead to problems when we are unwrapping the gels

how to send a gel_5_s

  • Place the protected foil into a padded envelope

how to send a gel_6_s

  • Don't forget to include your sample form with the package