Manual Microtome YR417

Manufacturer: Kalstein

Certificacion europea


The YR417 Manual Microtome meets the multiple requirements of histology and histopathology laboratories, as well as research labs and industrial quality assurance settings. This manual microtome offers flexibility for use anywhere in the laboratory. Its high-precision mechanics allow users to make high-quality sections consistently. Additionally, its great functionality and attractive design provide optimal user comfort, enabling quick, safe, and smooth sectioning even under heavy workloads. Moreover, the integrated sectioning waste tray resists xylene and can be easily removed for cleaning.

Market Price

The YR417 Manual Microtome is priced between $8500 and $10000 USD, depending on additional specifications and shipping costs. To get a detailed and personalized quote, we recommend using our Kalstein Plus platform. This opportunity allows you to improve the precision of your histological cuts and enhance the quality of your research without compromising performance.

Frequently Asked Questions

  • What is the minimum cutting thickness achievable with the YR417?

You can adjust the YR417 to achieve a minimum cutting thickness of 1 ฮผm, which is ideal for applications requiring high precision in histological cuts.

  • How do you adjust the cutting thickness on the YR417?

You can easily adjust the cutting thickness through precise controls, ensuring reproducible results in each operation.

Advantages and Disadvantages


  • High-precision roller guide rails ensure exact cuts.
  • Comfortable and flexible operation supports intensive laboratory use.
  • Wear resistance minimizes the need for frequent maintenance.
  • The xylene-resistant waste tray is easy to clean.


  • Users may need time to familiarize themselves with all functions.
  • Maintaining precision in high-performance environments may require periodic adjustments.

Product Use in the Field

The YR417 Manual Microtome is essential in histology and pathology laboratories for the precise preparation of samples before microscopic analysis. It handles samples up to 70ร—70 mm and precisely adjusts the cutting thickness, making it ideal for demanding scientific research and clinical studies.


To optimize the YR417 Manual Microtomeโ€™s performance, regularly adjust and calibrate it according to your experiment specifications. Follow the detailed maintenance instructions in the user manual to ensure precise and consistent results every time.

Discover how the YR417 Manual Microtome can enhance precision in your laboratory. Request a personalized quote now through Kalstein Plus and advance towards greater efficiency in your histology processes. Get your automatic quote today and experience innovation in your daily laboratory work.

Technical Specifications

Model YR417
Trimming Thickness Setting Range 0- 60ฮผm
Minimum Setting of Sectioning Thickness 1ฮผm
Maximum Specimen Size 70ร—70mm
Trimming Thickness 15ฮผmand 35ฮผm
Specimen Retraction 60ฮผm(optional)
Total Horizontal Specimen Feed 28mm
Vertical Specimen Stroke 70mm
Movement Range of the Base of BladeHolder Base 0-60mm (front to back)
Movement Range of the Blade Press plate 0-23mm
Specimen Holder Rotation at any angle within360 degrees
Specimen Orientation XY โ€“ 8ยฐ
Precision Error ยฑ1๏ผ…
Dimensions 590ร—500ร—330mm (Wร—Dร—H)
Net weight 37kg

Additional information

Weight 50 kg
Dimensions 68 × 50 × 68 cm

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