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Rotary Microtome RF-600

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

    • High precision specimen feed control
    • Compatible with low-profile and high-profile blades
    • Specimen clamp is compatible with multiple cassette sizes
    • Handwheel can be locked in any position
    • Cutting stage has blade guard and blade ejector for increased safety
    • Spacious waste tray is removable and allows for easy cleaning

Specs and details

Tech specs

Microtome type

Manual

Specimen head rotation

7-degrees rotation in X-Y axes

Section thickness range

0μm – 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)

Specimen feed speed

Coarse handwheel (manual)

Trimming thickness range

0μm – 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)

Dimensions (L x W x H)

22 in x 16 3⁄4 in x 11 1⁄2 in

Minimum section thickness

0.5µm

Weight

54 lb

Specimen retraction

None

Voltage & power

None

Horizontal specimen stroke

23mm

Additional accessories

(Included for FREE!)

Universal paraffin specimen clamp

Box of 50 cutting blades

Vertical specimen stroke

58mm
 

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About the RF-600 Rotary Microtome

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Warranty and service plans

Warranty and service plans

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At Precisionary Instruments, we stand firmly behind the quality of our rotary microtomes. We offer a full 3-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 three (3) years 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:

3-year warranty
Includes parts, accessories, 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.

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At Precisionary Instruments, we strive to make delivery of your new instruments as smooth as possible. For rotary microtomes, it will take about 7-10 days for your new microtome to arrive to your lab after we receive your purchase order. Please contact us for any questions about delivery and lead times.

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