Tag Archives: Compresstome

Improve Brain and Spinal Cord Slice Preparation with the Compresstome® Vibrating microtome

For many of you who are devoted to pain research, it’s likely that you need to make tissue slices of the brain or spinal cord. What do you use for making healthy lives slices for electrophysiology? What do you use for creating smooth, thin sections for immuno? We’d like to introduce you to a revolutionary […]

Compresstome® Vibrating microtome Warranty

A vibrating microtome 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® vibrating microtome tissue slicer. To do so, we offer a comprehensive warranty program. All Compresstome® vibrating microtomes come with a […]

Superior Customer Service at Precisionary Instruments

We Value Our Customers At Precisionary Instruments, we highly value our Compresstome customers and strive to meet all of your expectations for tissue slicing. This is one of the qualities that help distinguish our company in the field from competitors. We understand that customers have a choice where they purchase their next vibrating microtome. Our […]

Compresstome® Starter Kits

What are “Starter Kits”? Do you ever wish you received all the consumables you need when you purchase a new piece of lab equipment? Well, now you can! When you purchase a brand new Compresstome® vibrating microtome, you are not only receiving the vibrating microtome made by Precisionary Instruments. Every purchase of a Compresstome® tissue […]

Coring Tools for the Compresstome Vibrating microtome

Do you need coring tools for research? If you work with precision-cut tissue, then chances are you need coring tools for tissue slice prep! Many of our customers have asked for coring tools, and we are delighted to announce that Precisionary Instruments now offers coring tools in a wide variety of diameters! Used to prepare […]

Scientific Support at Precisionary Instruments

We are Here to Support Your Research We’ve all worked on something and hit a road block, right? When this happens, do you receive the answers you need right away? In the scientific community, colleagues are busy, user manuals are misplaced or really lengthy, and finding the answer you need can be downright frustrating. That’s […]

See the Advantages of Auto Zero-Z® Technology!

Do you want the best possible tissue slices every time you section tissue? The Compresstome® vibrating slicer comes with patented Auto Zero-Z® technology that will give you even and consistent slices every time you cut. Compresstome® models are equipped with Auto Zero-Z® technology during manufacturing, so when you receive your model, you can start working […]

Training Videos: See how the Compresstome® works

Learning Methods for Every Learning Type Have you ever received a new piece of equipment that includes a long instruction booklet on how to use it or how to put it together? Do you wish you could just watch some short videos that show you the same information? At Precisionary Instruments, you can! Receiving a […]

New Cutting Blades: Tungsten Carbide Blades!

Introducing new tungsten carbide cutting blades Precisionary Instruments now provides tungsten carbide cutting blades for use with all Compresstome models! These blades are custom made to fit our VF-200, VF-200-0Z, VF-300, VF-300-0Z, and VF-700-0Z tissue slicers. Larger custom made tungsten carbide blades are also available for the VF-800-0Z and VF-900-0Z Compresstomes. What is tungsten carbide? […]

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

Meet Dr. Astero Klampatsa, who uses the Compresstome vibrating microtome for thoracic cancer research at the University of Pennsylvania! The Compresstome® Vibrating Microtome 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 […]