Thermo Scientific™

HM 450 Sliding Microtome

Related applications:

Anatomical Pathology

Section paraffin and frozen sections in biological, botanical and materials science applications with the Thermo Scientific™ HM 450 Sliding Microtome. This microtome includes automatic fine sectioning and trimming features with selectable specimen retraction. The integrated knife carrier design of the HM 450 Sliding Microtome ensures fast, comfortable and nontiring operation.
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  • Stepping motor technology assures precise, accurate specimen advancement
  • Trimming function allows for precision block trimming prior to the sectioning function
  • User-friendly control panel allows for programming of settings and sectioning parameters
  • Important sectioning information including section counter, step sum, remaining travel and specimen position memory function are retained
  • Specimen fine orientation on X/Y-axes
  • Knife carrier glides along a maintenance-free precision cross-roller bearing system
  • Memory function for time-saving specimen advance to the knife
  • Ergonomic handle for moving knife carrier
Multiple Setting Options:
  • Automatic or manual sectioning
  • Retraction (may be turned off)
  • Three different speed settings for motorized coarse feed
  • Integrated removable waste tray
  • Knife holder with integrated, movable knife guard
  • Dust cover
  • Instruction manual
  • Standard specimen clamp (715480), available separately.