RE: [Histonet] Opinion on Microm automated microtomes?

From:"Ford, Judi"

I've been working with that model for quite sometime now and once in
awhile I get thick and thin sections. Usually it happens when something
is loose or I'm cutting in the middle of the blade. I tend to cut on
either end of the knife blade, avoiding the middle of the blade holder
when I can. Check the knife angle (9 or 10). Also, try checking the
block to see that it is properly seated in the chuck and tight.

Hope this helps. Good luck.

Judi Ford
Palo Alto, CA

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Kriederman, Ben
Sent: Tuesday, September 11, 2007 1:06 PM
Subject: [Histonet] Opinion on Microm automated microtomes?

Does anyone have an opinion on the microm hm355s automated microtome?
When it comes to cutting hard tissues we are getting thick and thin, any
Thick and Thin in Alaska

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