Compresstome® Lab Feature: The Albelda Lab at the University of Pennsylvania

Meet Dr. Astero Klampatsa, who uses the Compresstome vibratome for thoracic cancer research at the University of Pennsylvania! The Compresstome® Vibratome in the Albelda Lab: Dr. Astero Klampatsa works at the Penn Center for Lung Biology, Division of Pulmonary, Allergy and Critical Care Medicine at Penn. Her lab is headed by principle investigator Dr. Steve […]

Superior Customer Service at Precisionary Instruments

We Value Our Customers At Precisionary Instruments, we highly value our Compresstome customers and strive to meet all of your expectations for tissue slicing. This is one of the qualities that help distinguish our company in the field from competitors. We understand that customers have a choice where they purchase their next vibratome. Our goal […]

Compresstome® Lab Feature: The Madison Lab at Stanford University

As the number of Compresstome® vibratome users expand around the world, we would like to showcase some of their research work with you! This week, we feature the research of Professor Daniel Madison from Stanford University. The Compresstome® Vibratome in the Madison Lab: The Madison lab prepares slices of rodent hippocampus and performs whole-cell ‘patch’ […]

Compresstome® Vibratome Warranty

A vibratome may be one of the higher priced pieces of equipment you buy for your lab. Therefore, we want our customers to have peace of mind after purchasing and investing in the Compresstome® vibratome tissue slicer. To do so, we offer a comprehensive warranty program. All Compresstome® vibratomes come with a full one-year warranty, […]

Embedding & Slicing Spinal Cord with the Compresstome®

How to embed spinal cord tissue You asked, and we listened! We realized that embedding spinal cord tissue for cutting slices is quite difficult. Working with our biomedical illustrator, we came up with this visual protocol to help you embed spinal cord for cutting:     Website: www.precisionary.com Phone: 617-682-0586 E-mail: [email protected] Quote Request: https://precisionary.com/instant-quote/

Comparing the Compresstome® to Competitors

One of the most frequently asked questions that we get is: “What is the advantage of the Compresstome® compared to other slicers?” The vast majority of the time, our customers are on the fence about purchasing either a Compresstome® or another market vibrating microtome. We want to provide you with some empirical research and tests […]

Precisionary Instruments New E-Store

Giving you an easier shopping experience We’re making the purchasing experience easier for you! Precisionary Instruments now has an online store: https://precisionary.com/e-store/ Our e-Store is launching with all of our products, parts, accessories, and consumables available for one-click shopping. This is a great way for us to streamline and simplify the payment experience for you. […]

Compresstome® for Precision-Cut Tissue Slices (PCTS)

What are precision-cut tissues slices? The term “precision-cut tissue slices” or PCTS refers to live or fresh tissue slices that are cut to a precise thickness—hence the description “precision-cut.” These slices are used for functional studies, such as bronchial contractions in lung, renal fibrosis, and livery disease. PCTS are kept “alive” as organotypic culture slices, […]

Compresstome® Vibratome Buffer Trays

Like all vibrating microtomes, the Compresstome® tissue slicer produces free-floating sections that are collected in a buffer tray. Based on customer feedback, we designed and developed several types of buffer trays to meet a wide variety of research needs. Let us introduce you to the product line: Polycaronate Buffer Tray: The buffer tray that comes […]

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