Category Archives: Compresstome Slicers

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 […]

Brain Slice Research for Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy (CTE)

What is CTE? This month, our team at Precisionary Instruments would like to focus on chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE) because it has become such a hot topic in the news. CTE is a neurodegenerative brain disease found in athletes, veterans, and individuals with a history of repetitive brain injuries. Most documents cases have been found […]

Mega Sale Event

Buckle up, as we go full speed ahead in kick-starting the the New Year off right by ramping up our New Year Sale to a generous 25% discount on our two new Compresstome tissue slicer models: VF-210-0Z and VF-310-0Z. For a limited time only, save 25% on these two vibrating microtome models during the month of January!  Here’s why […]

Features of the Compresstome VF-310-0Z Tissue Slicer

Innovation is lacking in the tissue slicing industry and we at Precisionary Instruments have created a clear dent in this field by reimagining many aspects of the traditional vibrating microtome to help satisfy and exceed scientific needs. Our patented Compresstome leaves a noticeably smaller footprint for easy access on a lab bench, as well as […]

January 2020 New Year Sale!

We are launching two new Compresstome tissue slicer models: VF-210-0Z and VF-310-0Z. Save 15% on these two vibrating microtome models during the month of January. Here’s why we think you’ll love the new tissue slicers:         Applications for using the VF-210-0Z and VF-310-0Z vibrating microtomes include: Electrophysiology (mouse & rat brains) Immunohistochemistry In-situ hybridization Organotypic slice culture (including tumor studies) […]

Compresstome® Vibrating microtome Warranty

A vibrating microtome 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® vibrating microtome tissue slicer. To do so, we offer a comprehensive warranty program. All Compresstome® vibrating microtomes come with a […]