Semi-automatic Rotary Microtome M530

Key product features

  • The all-around sectioning solution for the histology lab
  • Precise feed mechanism and coarse feed system
  • User-oriented design and technology
  • Spacious section waste tray

The motorized precision feed system of the Microtome M530 enables a fast, safe and smooth sectioning of paraffin blocks. A torsion-free solid base design secures optimum stability. The spaciously designed and integrated section waste tray is xylene-resistent and easy to clean.

Product specifications

  • Solid base design, free of torsion
  • Vertical guide, free of backlash and equipped with high-end linear Cross-Roller-Bearings
  • Integrated switch panel with multifunctional graphic display
  • Feed and coarse feed movement performed by highly precise stepping motor
  • Automatic positioning return at the end of cycle
  • Automatic specimen retraction in return movement, switch off on demand
  • Memory key to store the section start position (3 positions)
  • Total travel indication of the horizontal movement
  • Electromechanical movement for coarse and fine feed movement
  • Setting wheel for value settings and display indication
  • Integrated and smooth running hand wheel, 360° lockable
  • Coaxial specimen orientation
  • Specimen clamp 360° turnable
  • Quick release system for all clamping types.
  • Precise cradle for knifeholder
  • Clearly arranged operating controls
  • All components and accessories are xylene resistant
  • Spaciously designed and integrated section waste tray, detachable volume: 1.5 liters
    Supplied with disposable blade carrier for low profile and universal cassette clamp

Technical data

Sectioning range:

  • from 0.5 µm to 5 µm in 1 µm steps

Trimming range:

  • from 5 µm to 100 µm in 5 µm steps
  • from 100 µm to 500 µm in 50 µm steps

Horizontal specimen feed: 30 mm

Vertical specimen stroke: 68 mm

Dimensions incl. tray (W/D/H): 530 x 377 x 281 mm

Weight: 26 kg

Power supply: 110-240 V / 50-60 Hz (Instrument operates anywhere without switching the power supply voltage)

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