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Category Archives: Our Slicers

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” [...]

Cryostat Article #3: Cryostats for Mohs Surgery in Dermatology

Cryostat Article #3: Cryostats for Mohs Surgery in Dermatology Welcome to the summer! As you are enjoying the summer sun and hot weather, we hope you are taking care of your skin when you’re outdoors by wearing sunscreen. Why? Because skin cancer is a risk with sun exposure. The incidence and diagnosis of skin or [...]

Cryostat Article #1: General Cryostat Information

Cryostat Article #1: General Cryostat Information Some time in your research or clinical career, you may encounter a need to process tissue using a cryostat. Recently, our company Precisionary Instruments launched a brand new product called the CF-6100 cryostat. How did we develop this model? We interviewed dozens of customers and experienced cryostat users to [...]

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 […]