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Thermo Scientific - Microm HM 450
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Thermo Scientific - Microm HM 450
Sliding Microtome

The Thermo Scientific HM 450 sliding microtome includes automatic fine sectioning and trimming features with selectable specimen retraction.        The integrated knife carrier design of the Thermo Scientific HM 450 microtome ensures fast, comfortable and nontiring operation.


    • Knife carrier glides along a maintenance-free precision cross-roller bearing system ensuring fast, comfortable, and nontiring operation    • Sections paraffin and frozen section in biological, botanical, and materials science applications    • Incorporates stepping motor technology to assure precise, accurate specimen advancement    • Trimming function allows for precision block trimming prior to the sectioning function    • Automatic or manual sectioning can be selected    • 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    • Retraction (may be turned off)    • Specimen fine orientation on X/Y-axes    • Knife holder with integrated, movable knife guard    • Motorized coarse feed has three different speed settings    • Memory function for time-saving specimen advance to the knife    • Ergonomic handle for moving knife carrier    • Integrated removable waste tray   

Max. Specimen Size80 x 60mm
Microtome TypeSliding
Thickness Setting1 to 100 µm
Depth 19 in
Height12.5 in
Width 15 in
Power Requirements 100-240V, 50-60Hz
Weight57 lbs


2 years ago
Makes a weird sound when i switch it on
It was working perfectly fine till a day before.I switched it off as usual when I was done with using it.The next day when I switched it on,it gave me a weird and loud sound and moreover,nothing was seen on the little screen .I don't know what happened all of a sudden when it was working fine.


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