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NEW From Precisionary Instruments: The brand new Compresstome® VF-310-0Z

We started in 2004 with the very first Compresstome® vibratome. More than a decade later, we bring you our newest member of the Compresstome® vibratome family: The VF-310-0Z! Learning from YOU, our customers! In developing our newest model, we’ve learned a lot by listening directly from our customers. Over those years we’ve been listening to […]

Publications: Labs That Have Used the Compresstome®

Will the Compresstome Work for my Experiments? How do you determine if the Compresstome vibratome will work for your experiments? Take a look at our References! At Precisionary Instruments, we understand that purchasing a new tissue slicer or vibratome is a critical decision. While we work to support you and inform you of the many […]

Compresstome® Lab Feature: The Albelda Lab at the University of Pennsylvania

Meet Dr. Astero Klampatsa, who uses the Compresstome vibratome for thoracic cancer research at the University of Pennsylvania! The Compresstome® Vibratome in the Albelda Lab: Dr. Astero Klampatsa works at the Penn Center for Lung Biology, Division of Pulmonary, Allergy and Critical Care Medicine at Penn. Her lab is headed by principle investigator Dr. Steve […]

Compresstome® Lab Feature: The Madison Lab at Stanford University

As the number of Compresstome® vibratome users expand around the world, we would like to showcase some of their research work with you! This week, we feature the research of Professor Daniel Madison from Stanford University. The Compresstome® Vibratome in the Madison Lab: The Madison lab prepares slices of rodent hippocampus and performs whole-cell ‘patch’ […]

Compresstome® Vibratome Warranty

A vibratome 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® vibratome tissue slicer. To do so, we offer a comprehensive warranty program. All Compresstome® vibratomes come with a full one-year warranty, […]

Embedding & Slicing Spinal Cord with the Compresstome®

How to embed spinal cord tissue You asked, and we listened! We realized that embedding spinal cord tissue for cutting slices is quite difficult. Working with our biomedical illustrator, we came up with this visual protocol to help you embed spinal cord for cutting:     Website: www.precisionary.com Phone: 617-682-0586 E-mail: info@precisionary.com Quote Request: https://precisionary.com/instant-quote/

Comparing the Compresstome® to Competitors

One of the most frequently asked questions that we get is: “What is the advantage of the Compresstome® compared to other slicers?” The vast majority of the time, our customers are on the fence about purchasing either a Compresstome® or another market vibrating microtome. We want to provide you with some empirical research and tests […]

Buying a tissue slicer? Consider the visual evidence for better slices

Hello there! Welcome to our blog for Precisionary Instruments, the company that invented the Compresstome® tissue slicer! What is the purpose of this blog? We are a team of hands-on experts in biology, neuroscience, physiology, and engineering. We are starting this blog because we find that in our day-to-day work, we find tips around tissue […]