Rotary Microtome RF-600

SKU: RF-600

Covered by a 1-year warranty (included!)

Our rotary microtome RF-600 is a manual model that is ideal for routine histology tissue sectioning. This microtome provides high precision cutting and stability at an affordable price. This model will give you reproducible, high-quality paraffin wax embedded and fixed tissue sections.

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Key Features of the RF-600 rotary microtome

The Precisionary Rotary Microtome RF-600 is a manual model for cutting tissue slices. Check out its key features:

  1. High precision specimen feed control.

  2. Compatible with low-profile and high-profile blades.

  3. Specimen clamp is compatible with multiple cassette sizes.

  4. Handwheel can be locked in any position.

  5. Cutting stage has blade guard and blade ejector for increased safety.

  6. Spacious waste tray is removable and allows for easy cleaning.

Experimental Applications

Histopathology

Our rotary microtomes help you create perfectly coinsistent and thin sections that are free of chattermarks.

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Immunohistochemistry

Use our Compresstome® tissue slicer and rotary microtomes to create smooth, thin & consistent sections for protein staining.

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Polymer Research

Both Compresstomes® and rotary microtomes can cut certain polymers, resins, and cellular matrices for biomedical and mechanical engineering research.

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Plant Research

Our microtomes are able to cut consistent slices of plant leaves, stems, seeds, and roots.

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…And More!

Explore how to make tissue slices for in-situ hybridization and sectioning of large organs like non-human primate brains.

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Download Tech Specs
    
Rotary Microtome ModelRF-600RF-800RF-1000
Microtome TypeManualSemi-AutomatedFully Automated
Section Thickness Range0μm – 60μm adjustable as follows:
    0μm – 2μm (in 0.5μm increments)
    2μm – 10μm (in 1μm increments)
    10μm – 20μm (in 2μm increments)
    20μm – 60μm (in 5μm increments)
0-99.9μm (in 0.1 μm increments)0.5μm – 100μm adjustable as follows:
    0.5μm – 5μm (in 0.5μm increments)
    5μm – 20μm (in 1μm increments)
    20μm – 60μm (in 5μm increments)
    60μm – 100μm (in 10μm increments)
Trimming Thickness Range0μm – 60μm adjustable as follows:
    0μm – 2μm (in 0.5μm increments)
    2μm – 10μm (in 1μm increments)
    10μm – 20μm (in 2μm increments)
    20μm – 60μm (in 5μm increments)
0-999μm (in 0.1 μm increments)5μm – 600μm adjustable as follows:
    5μm – 10μm (in 5μm increments)
    10μm – 100μm (in 10μm increments)
    100μm – 200μm (in 20μm increments)
    200μm – 600μm (in 50μm increments)
Minimum Section Thickness0.5µm0.1µm0.5µm
Specimen RetractionNone0-99μm (Optional on/off)0-220μm (Optional on/off)
Horizontal Specimen Stroke23mm28mm20mm
Vertical Specimen Stroke58mm57mm60mm
Specimen Head Rotation7-degrees rotation in X-Y axes4-degrees rotation in X-Y axes8-degrees rotation in X-Y axes
Specimen Feed SpeedCoarse handwheel (manual)Electronically adjustableElectronically adjustable
Dimensions (L x W x H)22 in x 16 3⁄4 in x 11 1⁄2 in22 3⁄4 in x 16 in x 12 9/16 in19 1⁄2 in x 16 7/8 in x 12 in
Weight54 lb67 lb60 lb
Voltage & PowerNone100-120V, 60Hz100-120V, 60Hz
Additional Accessories
(Included for FREE!)
  • Universal paraffin specimen clamp

  • Box of 50 cutting blades

  • Box of 50 cutting blades
  • Universal paraffin specimen clamp

  • Foot pedal controller

  • Side control panel

  • Box of 50 cutting blades

RF-600 Rotary microtome Intro Video

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Warranty & Service plans

Consumables for rotary microtomes

parts & accessories for rotary microtomes

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warranty

At Precisionary Instruments, we stand firmly behind the quality of our rotary microtomes. We offer a full 1-year warranty for all new rotary microtome units that includes repairs, parts, labor, and shipping. This warranty program applies only to these rotary microtome models: RF-600, RF-800, and RF-1000.

After the end of the warranty period, we also offer an Annual Service Agreement or plan to take care of your microtome for years to come!

Annual service plans

Precisionary Instruments offers an annual service agreement that can be purchased. The purchase must take place within the first year following rotary microtome delivery. Each subsequent annual service plan agreement purchase must be completed within the prior year’s service coverage. An annual service plan agreement cannot be purchased if there is a gap in annual service coverage. 

The annual service plan agreement is detailed as follows:

Product LineWarrantyWhat is included
Rotary microtomes:

  • RF-600

  • RF-800

  • RF-1000

1-Year WarrantyIncludes parts, accessories, consumables, shipping fees, and labor.
Annual Service BASIC Plan

  • Precisionary Instruments covers all repair labor fees and maintenance costs under the Annual Service Agreement.

  • Precisionary Instruments covers all cost of parts, accessories, or shipping fees.

  • In summary, one (1) annual Basic Plan provides one (1) extended year of warranty.

Annual Service PREMIUM Plan

  • Precisionary Instruments covers all repair labor fees and maintenance costs under the Annual Service Agreement.

  • Precisionary Instruments covers all cost of parts, accessories, or shipping fees.

  • In summary, one (1) annual Basic Plan provides one (1) extended year of warranty.

  • Includes one (1) ship back to company for full preventative maintenance.