Valid only on all Compresstome® VF-310-0Z and VF-210-0Z vibrating microtomes


Promotion Ends January 31, 2021



Valid only on all Compresstome® VF-310-0Z and VF-210-0Z vibrating microtomes


Promotion Ends January 31, 2021


*Does not include purchases from the following countries: Those under China and Japan.
*Valid only for VF-310-0Z, and VF-210-0Z sales. Does not include additional accessory purchases.

Cryostat Article #1: General Cryostat Information

Cryostat Article #1: General Cryostat Information Some time in your research or clinical career, you may encounter a need to process tissue using a cryostat. Recently, our company Precisionary Instruments launched a brand new product called the CF-6100 cryostat. How did we develop this model? We interviewed dozens of customers and experienced cryostat users to [...]

Cutting and Studying Gut (Intestinal) Tissue

Welcome back to our blog! Last week, we shared the latest research using precision-cut tissue slices of pancreas. This week, let’s turn our attention to the gut. Why study gut tissue? The main function of the gastrointestinal tract is to take in food, digest it so that nutrients and energy can be absorbed by the [...]

The Pancreas: Cancer Studies & Tissue Slices

“Jeopardy” host Alex Trebek recently made an announcement to update all fans on his pancreatic cancer diagnosis. He tells us, “The one-year survival rate for stage 4 pancreatic cancer is 18%. I’m very happy to report I have just reached that marker.” While pancreatic cancer accounts for just 3% of all cancers in the United [...]

Compresstome for Cutting Crustaceans

Research in Crustaceans Every once in a while, we get questions from research scientists asking if our Compresstome vibrating microtome can cut crustaceans. Crustaceans?! Yep, we really mean tissue slicing invertebrates like shrimp, lobsters, and crabs. There are several outstanding areas in basic sciences research using crustaceans as an animal model, including studies in physiology, [...]

JOVE Videos Featuring the Compresstome Vibrating Microtome

We’re proud to announce that our line of Compresstome vibrating microtomes have been used and featured in multiple JOVE scientific and educational videos! Here, we want to introduce you to the key videos showing our tissue slicers in action. Please enjoy the JOVE videos below showing how researchers have used the Compresstome in their experiments. [...]

History of Tissue Slicing

What is Tissue Slicing? Tissue slicing is exactly that—to slice tissue. Although it may sound like a simple endeavor, tissue slicing is sometimes regarded as an artform that requires high skill and practice to master its difficult learning curve. Becoming adept in tissue slicing is essential for scientists who do research in electrophysiology, histology, in-situ […]

Introducing the NEW Precisionary Cryostat!

Introducing the NEW Precisionary Cryostat! Cryostats are used in wide variety of research and clinical fields to produce thinly sectioned tissue for visualizing fine cellular details. As tissue slicing experts, our company has focused on the design and development of a superior cryostat. We would now like to introduce you to the brand new Precisionary […]

The Precisionary Guarantee

What is the Precisionary Guarantee? We at Precisionary Instruments uphold our products to a high standard and test every single product before release. To express our confidence in Precisionary’s products, we offer a generous one (1) month, replacement or money back, called the Precisionary Guarantee. If you are not satisfied with one of our products […]


What is the Novel Coronavirus? “Coronaviruses” describe a large family of viruses that can cause a wide range of illnesses, from the common cold to extremely severe illnesses like the Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) and Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS). Recently, coronavirus has been in the news because a new strain has caused a […]

E-Cigarettes and Brain Research

What are e-cigarettes and what do we need to know about them? Welcome back! This time, our team at Precisionary Instruments would like to focus on the topic of e-cigarettes because this is a hot topic in the news. E-cigarettes (also known as electronic cigarettes, e-cigs, electronic nicotine delivery systems, etc) and other vaping products […]