HM 355S Automatic Microtome

Thermo Scientific™  Related applications: Anatomical Pathology

Section even the largest specimens with unmatched quality by using the electronic Thermo Scientific™ HM 355S Automatic Microtome. It is designed for all applications of paraffin and hard specimens in clinical, research, and industrial labs.

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Description

Features:
  • Menu-driven control panel can be used on either side of instrument
  • Display monitors a range of functions including cutting speed, section count, section thickness, and advance distance
  • Four cutting modes of operation (single, interval, multi and continuous)
  • User-selected cutting window control maximizes throughput by allowing the return stroke to be faster than the optimized cutting stroke
  • Manual and/or foot pedal control
  • Double tap start activates sectioning motor
  • One-handed zero-orientation head
  • Joy-stick control specimen advance and rewind
  • Emergency stop immediately cuts power to the motor
  • Five languages available for viewing commands
  • Large, easy-to-clean waste tray extends below the blade holder
Advantages:
  • Excellent for routine paraffin sections and plastic-embedded specimens
  • High-quality sections with less fatigue
  • Unmatched safety, ease-of-use, reliability, and consistency of results
  • Instant switch between trim and section settings with independently selectable trim and section speeds
  • Rock option: specimen head advances by a set amount to trim specimens without turning the handwheel through full turns
  • Selectable retraction feature
  • Guide-rail guidance
Specifications:
  • Cutting stroke: 72mm
  • Total specimen advance: 28mm
  • Maximum sectioning speed: 400mm/s
  • Section thickness range: 0.5-100μm
  • Trim thickness range: 5-500μm
  • Retraction range: 40μm
  • Section counter: Standard
  • Dimensions (D x W x H): 20.5 x 16 x 11″. (52 x 41 x 28cm)
  • Weight: 77 lb. (35kg)
Includes:
  • Standard tools
  • Brushed aluminum cover plate
  • Dust cover
  • Instruction manual
  • 905200 includes microtome only
  • 905200A includes microtome, universal cassette clamp (715020S) and disposable blade carrier E (705800)
  • 905200ER includes microtome, universal cassette clamp (715020S) and disposable blade carrier ER (705830)


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