20% OFF MEGASALE EVENT!

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

 

Promotion Ends XJanuary 31, 2021

 

20% OFF MEGASALE EVENT!

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

 

Promotion Ends February 28, 2021

 

*Valid only for VF-310-0Z and VF-210-0Z models. Does not include additional accessory purchases.
*Does not include purchases from the following countries: China and Japan.

Category Archives: Our Slicers

Compresstome Blog Article #5: Types of buffer trays & free-floating sections.

Although all Compresstome models come standard with a polycarbonate buffer tray. We also offer additional options to suit various experimental needs. The different buffer trays we provide are as follows (Figures 1 and 2): - Polycarbonate- Included standard with every Compresstome model. - Stainless Steel- Autoclavable and ideal for slice culture experiments. - Double-Walled- Designed [...]

Compresstome Blog Article #4: What is Auto Zero-Z technology.

The majority of Compresstome® vibrating microtome models are equipped with our patented Auto Zero-Z® technology. What does this mean? This means that these Compresstome® models (model’s ending in “-0Z”) are precisely aligned to eliminate any oscillating deviations along the z-axis during the cutting process (Figure 1). Figure 1. Auto Zero-Z technology is equivalent to VibrocheckTM, [...]

Compresstome Blog Article #3: Benefits of compression

Welcome to this week’s blog article where we will focus on understanding what the Compresstome® compression technology can do for you and how it effects your tissue. Compression technology with the use of agarose during tissue embedding is a concept unfamiliar to some, but this blog will guide you through how it can improve your [...]

Compresstome Blog Article #2: Types of cutting blades

Cutting Blades for Vibrating Microtomes There are three types blades we offer for cutting tissue: Stainless Steel Double-Edged blades, Ceramic blades, and Tungsten Carbide blades. All of our blades can be easily purchased directly from our E-Store. The type of razor blade used in cutting your tissue sample depends on the tissue type being examined. For all [...]

Compresstome Blog Article #1: Introduction to new Compresstome models

NEW from Precisionary Instruments: Compresstome® VF-310-0Z and VF-210-0Z Vibrating Microtomes We launched the very first Compresstome® vibrating microtome in 2004. More than a decade later, we bring you our newest and best-selling Compresstome® vibrating microtomes: The VF-310-0Z and VF-210-0Z models! Learning from YOU, our customers! In developing our newest models, we learned a lot by [...]

Cryostat Article #8: Cryostat (OCT) Embedding Media

This week, we are going to focus on discussing cryostat embedding media. We’ve talked about how to section tissue, how to troubleshoot tissue cutting, but we haven’t focused on the specific embedding media to use with your cryostat. Let’s do that here! When you have a tissue sample (fixed or fresh), it will need to [...]

Cryostat Article #7: Understanding Cryostat Technical Specifications

Welcome to this week’s blog article where we will focus on better understanding key features of cryostats. When you are thinking of purchasing a research or clinical cryostat, you’ll come across many technical specifications details. These can be difficult to decipher. We’re here to help at Precisionary Instruments! Below, we’ll introduce and explain all of [...]

Cryostat Article #6: Troubleshooting Cryostat Tissue Sectioning Problems

Cryostat Article #6: Troubleshooting Cryostat Tissue Sectioning Problems Anyone working with a cryostat to make thin frozen tissue sections will have encountered some sort of obstacle. Issues like tissue cracking, freeze artifacts, and curled tissue slices are commonly experienced but can be easily troubleshooted. In this week’s article, we would like to help focus on [...]

Cryostat Article #5: Cryostat Frozen Section Technique

Cryostat Article #5: Cryostat Frozen Section Technique How do you make the “perfect tissue slice” on a cryostat? Although we can’t be there with you in person, we hope to offer some detailed and helpful tips for how to obtain superior sections with the Precisionary Cryostat CF-6100. This week, we would like to describe step-by-step [...]

Cryostat Article #4: Research vs. Clinical Cryostats

Cryostat Article #4: Research vs. Clinical Cryostats Welcome back! Thanks for your support and continued reading of our Precisionary blog articles. This week we continue with the 4th article in our series of cryostats. Do you work in a lab or a clinic? Both? You may have heard the terms “research cryostat” and “clinical cryostat” [...]