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Thermo Scientific™ HM 355S Automatic Microtome

Section even the largest specimens with unmatched quality by using the Thermo Scientific™ HM 355S Automatic Microtome.

Manufacturer:  Thermo Scientific™ 905200

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Catalog No. 23-900-671

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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.

  • 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
  • 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
  • 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 in.. (52 x 41 x 28cm)
  • Weight: 77 lb. (35kg)
  • 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)
Description & Specifications


0.5 to 100µm
5 to 500µm
77 lb.
HM 355S Rotary Microtome
115V 60Hz
Automatic Microtome
20.5 in.
11 in.
16 in.
HM 355S Rotary Microtome
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