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Valid only on all Compresstome® VF-310-0Z and VF-210-0Z vibrating microtomes

 

Promotion Ends June 30, 2020

 

25% OFF MEGASALE EVENT!

Valid only on all Compresstome® VF-310-0Z and VF-210-0Z vibrating microtomes

 

Promotion Ends July 31, 2020

 

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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 […]

Compresstome® for Precision-Cut Tissue Slices (PCTS)

What are precision-cut tissues slices?   The term “precision-cut tissue slices” or PCTS refers to live or fresh tissue slices that are cut to a precise thickness—hence the description “precision-cut.” These slices are used for functional studies, such as bronchial contractions in lung, renal fibrosis, and livery disease. PCTS are kept “alive” as organotypic culture […]

Cutting Blades for Vibrating Microtomes

One of the most commonly asked questions for us is:   “What type of cutting blade should I use with my vibrating microtome or Compresstome®?”   We’re here to help you answer this question! There are numerous type of cutting blades on the market, and at Precisionary Instruments, we recommend the following types of blades […]