Microtomy at the touch of a button The first of its kind, this fully-automated and programmable microtome aligns and trims blocks with optimal precision, section after section.
The Tissue-Tek AutoSection® is designed for the purpose of sectioning human and animal tissue specimens which are suspended in a paraffin block.
The instrument, as part of the histopathology process, is intended to facilitate the in vitro examination of human and animal tissue for morphology changes by a pathologist.
Technical Specifications of AutoSection (Item Code: 5000)
Dimensions: W 42 X D 67 X H 44 cm
Weight: 54 Kg
Orientation: AutoAlign™ offering 3D Automated Chuck Alignment
Horizontal & Vertical rotation: 0-5° (automated), 0-90° (Manual)
Presets: 16 (incl. block size, speed, thickness)
Protocol: User Defined
Facing Speed: 10 seconds per block with AutoTrim™ technology
Cutting Speed: 10-450mm/S
Screen: Color LCD touch screen
Remote: Bluetooth wireless remote
Trim Thickness: 1-200µm
Section Thickness: 0.5-100µm
Vertical cutting stroke: 122 mm (Max)
Horizontal advance: 10 mm (Max)
Specimen Feed Speed: 1300 µm/s
Blade: Accu-Edge Paraform Disposable Microtome