Welcome to Precisionary Instruments!

Who Are We?

Precisionary Instruments designs and makes vibrating microtomes for cutting tissue slices for academic and clinical research. Our vibrating microtome is a patented equipment called the Compresstome® tissue slicer. Precisionary Instruments. was established in 2004 through a collaboration between scientists and engineers.  With over a decade of in-depth experience in designing and improving tissue slicers, Precisionary Instruments continues to work directly with scientists and engineers to improve the Compresstome® vibrating microtome.

Why Precisionary Instruments?

Our company was created to meet the needs of researchers and high-throughput industry laboratories for superior tissue sectioning. The Compresstome® is our main product, and can be used for multiple research applications. The Compresstome® models are fully patented and now are available in several model series to meet almost any laboratory or industry need.

Why Compresstome®?

The Compresstome® vibrating microtome is one of the most affordable tissue slicers on the market. Our vibrating microtomes are designed to be durable and capable of cutting both fixed and live tissue speciments to meet your experimental needs. Here is how thin or thick the Compresstome® can section:

Type of tissue Thickness Range
Fixed 4µm—2000µm
Live (Fresh) 20µm—2000µm


All models come with a FREE one-year warranty. Our customer service is superb—we answer promptly and you will always speak with us directly. We also support scientist in their research endeavors by providing a full set of references of publications that have used the Compresstome®, as well as detailed protocols for a wide variety of experiments.

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