Sectioning

Selecting the correct microtome blade
When aiming for excellent sections and great blade durability, it is important to match blades to the job. At high performance levels, blades are good for...
Thu, 23 May, 2019 at 5:23 PM
DiATOME diamond knives
ProSciTech is an agent for DiATOME. We supply these top quality diamond knives at excellent prices. Why purchase a second-rating knife and hassle with a gre...
Thu, 23 May, 2019 at 5:26 PM
Quick Boat for 6.4mm glass knife. User note for UL072.
Quick Boat can be used as a glass knife boat or similar knife boat. The Quick Boat is fast and offers easy handling, by just turning a screw. As well, it c...
Fri, 24 May, 2019 at 6:55 PM
Disposable Microtome Blade Guide
For technicians who have never used disposable microtome knives, or for those who occasionally experience problems, the following tips may be helpful.  Hol...
Fri, 24 May, 2019 at 6:59 PM
Ceramic and Sapphire Knives
Ceramic and sapphire micro‐dissection knives (non‐metallic scalpels) were developed during the 1970s, subsequent to Fernadez Moran's invention of the ...
Sun, 26 May, 2019 at 8:05 PM
Oscillating Diamond Knife
Benefits Thinner sections No compression Better structural preservation For many years Diatome diamond knives have been used successfully for a wide ...
Mon, 27 May, 2019 at 1:15 PM
Diamond Knife Washer
Diamond Knife Washer Instructions Instructions for use: Put the knife wash on a Magnetic Stirrer. (make sure there is NO heat) Fit the Diamond Knife in...
Mon, 27 May, 2019 at 1:16 PM
Picking Up Sections
When the loop holder (loop could be taped or Araldite to a stick) is held in normal operating position, perhaps 70° from the horizontal, then the loop par...
Mon, 27 May, 2019 at 1:30 PM
Floating Sections
How to stop sections from floating off the grid People have dragged a grid held with old tweezers quickly through a flame. The grid should discolour a li...
Mon, 27 May, 2019 at 1:39 PM
DiATOME Histo Diamond Knife
THE HISTO KNIFE FOR LIGHT MICROSCOPY For Room Temperature Knives are available with a 45° angle. Section thickness range 0.2 - 10µm. Cutting edge leng...
Mon, 27 May, 2019 at 8:18 PM