HM 355S Automatic Microtome

Section even the largest specimens with unmatched quality by using the electronic Epredia HM 355S Automatic Microtome. It is designed for all applications of paraffin and hard specimens in clinical, research, and industrial labs.

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  • – 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)
Full Specifications
Sectioning Range0.5 to 100µm
Recommended ApplicationsHealthcare
Trim Section Resolution5 to 500µm
Vertical Cutting Stroke72mm
Total Specimen Advance28mm
Max. Advance Speed400mm/sec.
Section CounterStandard
Weight (English)77 lb.
Weight (Metric)35kg
IncludesDisposable Blade Carrier ER, Universal Cassette Clamp
Depth (English)20.5 in.
Depth (Metric)52cm
Height (English)11 in.
Height (Metric)28cm
Width (English)16 in.
Width (Metric)41cm
Item DescriptionHM 355S Rotary Microtome Package
Electrical Requirements115V 60Hz
TypeAutomatic Microtome
Unit SizeEach

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