Rankin Basics Manual Microtome

“Our lab loves the Rankin Basics manual microtome: the unit looks very nice and is easy to clean, the fly wheel turns smoothly and easily, and we absolutely love the built-in chuck level! Excellent basic microtome – no need to spend all that money on name brands!”

Meghan D. | Lab Manager

Description

The Rankin Basics Manual Microtome is a essential tool for any laboratory setting. This precise instrument is designed for the accurate cutting of thin tissue sections, making it an indispensable tool for histology and pathology research. With a durable and reliable design, the Rankin Basics Manual Microtome is built to withstand the rigors of daily use.

Featuring a user-friendly design, the Rankin Basics Manual Microtome is easy to operate and maintain. Its ergonomic handle allows for comfortable and precise cutting, while the adjustable blade holder ensures consistent and accurate tissue sectioning. The Rankin Basics Manual Microtome also comes equipped with a built-in blade sharpener, ensuring that your blade stays sharp and ready for use at all times.

In addition to its cutting capabilities, the Rankin Basics Manual Microtome also features a built-in scale, allowing for easy and accurate measurement of tissue sections. This is especially useful when working with samples of varying sizes and thicknesses.

Overall, the Rankin Basics Manual Microtome is a reliable and essential tool for any laboratory setting. Its durable design, user-friendly features, and precision cutting capabilities make it the perfect choice for histology and pathology research. Whether you are a seasoned professional or a beginner, the Rankin Basics Manual Microtome is sure to become an invaluable part of your laboratory equipment.

Manual Microtome

The Rankin Basics Manual Microtome was designed with reliability in mind. The most robust parts have been selected in order to provide decades of reliability. After 10 years of research and development, with 4 years of internal testing on over 1,000 control slides per day, we are thrilled to offer what we believe is the most reliable microtome we’ve ever seen. This is why we are providing a warranty that is double the industry-standard, of 2-years.

 

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Flexible microtomy

The Rankin Basics rotary microtome comes standard with a 2-in-1 low and high profile blade holder to make it easy to switch between tissue types, technician preference, or blades supply. Easily slide the top portion of the blade holder left, right, or middle with click-into-place positioning system. Consequently, you will get more out of your blades by using both sides. High-quality Kipp levers ensure safe and secure locking of the moving mechanisms.

 

 

 

 

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Quick Cassette Clamp

Quickly change out blocks with a easy to use, large lever to release a block for sectioning.  The quick cassette clamp and be interchanged with the optional standard specimen vice clamp.

 

 

 

rankin basics microtome waste tray

Clean Sectioning

Make cleanup easier with the lightweight, simple and sleek waste tray to catch paraffin shavings during microtomy. The waste tray easily slides under the front of the microtome and catches sectioning waste on the front and sides.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Specs

Condition New
Weight 62 lbs
Dimensions 570 × 440 × 290 mm (W×D×H)
Sectioning Range 1 to 60 μm
Specimen Retraction 0-28 μm
Horizontal Specimen Feed 29 mm
Vertical Specimen Stroke 60 mm
Specimen Orientation XY – 8°
Precision Error ±1%
Movement of blade holder 0-60 mm (front to back)

 

Included with Microtome

Disposable Blade Holder, 2-in-1 High and Low Profile

Quick Cassette Clamp

Waste Tray

Blades

Downloads

Brochure

Operator Manual

Additional information

Manufacturer

Model

Warranty

2-Years

Condition

Weight

Specifications

Condition New
Weight 62 lbs
Dimensions 570 × 440 × 290 mm (W×D×H)
Sectioning Range 1 to 60 μm
Specimen Retraction 0-28 μm
Horizontal Specimen Feed 29 mm
Vertical Specimen Stroke 60 mm
Specimen Orientation XY – 8°
Precision Error ±1%
Movement of blade holder 0-60 mm (front to back)