We at Precisionary Instruments have been making tissue slicers for over 15 years. Now, we would like to launch a brand new product line: ROTARY MICROTOMES!
What are rotary microtomes?
A microtome makes tissue sections by making cuts that move vertically downward against a knife. A “rotary” microtome uses a rotational handwheel to control the cutting movement (see Figure 1). One rotation of the operating wheel produces a complete cycle of cutting (both downward and upward strokes). A rotary microtome can be used to cut ultrathin sections, often paraffin-wax embedded sections for pathology and histology studies.
Figure 1. How rotary microtomes work. Your sample is typically embedded in a specimen block, which is then held in the specimen holder. As the specimen block travels vertically in an up-and-down motion, thin slices are cut over a knife. These thin sections can then be plated on a glass slide.
Our new models
We offer three (3) brand new models:
Key features of our new rotary microtome models
- Heavy and stable unit core, idea for serial sections in large numbers.
- RF-600 manual model comes with 2 specimen clamp holders, one for universal cassettes and one for large paraffin blocks.
- RF-800 and RF-1000 models come with LCD touchscreen control panels
- RF-1000 had fully automated cutting abilities that are controllable through the touchscreen, the side control panel, and the foot pedal.
- Paraffin-embedded tissues for pathology and histology research
- Cutting harder materials (such as synthetic resins, or polymers for bioengineering research)
- Pathology and histology research (academic and clinical)
Price of rotary microtomes
For a limited time, we are offering all rotary microtomes at 50% off as a launch sale!
To help you learn more about our rotary microtome models, here are the technical specifications in a simple and fun comparison table!
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