Manual Microtome YR420

Manufacturer: Kalstein


Certificacion europea


The YR420 Manual Microtome integrates advanced international technology and design, ensuring precision and reliability in every cut. Equipped with high-precision roller guide rails, this device guarantees precise operation, minimizing abrasion and offering comfortable and flexible operation. With its ability to produce continuous high-quality sections comparable to those of recognized imported brands, the YR420 is the ideal choice for histological and pathological applications.

Market Price

The YR420 Manual Microtome is available on the market with prices ranging between $5000 and $7000 USD, depending on additional specifications and shipping costs. For a detailed and personalized quote, we recommend using our Kalstein Plus platform. Take advantage of this opportunity to enhance the precision of your histological cuts and elevate the quality of your research.

Frequently Asked Questions

  • What is the minimum cutting thickness achievable with the YR420?

The YR420 can be adjusted to achieve a minimum cutting thickness of 1 μm, ideal for applications requiring high precision in histological cuts.

  • How is the cutting thickness adjustment performed on the YR420?

The microtome allows easy adjustment of cutting thickness through precise controls, ensuring reproducible results in each operation.

Advantages and Disadvantages


  • High-precision roller guide rails for exact cuts.
  • Comfortable and flexible operation for intensive laboratory use.
  • Wear resistance that minimizes the need for frequent maintenance.


  • Initial familiarization may be required to fully utilize all functions.
  • Periodic adjustments may be necessary to maintain precision in high-performance environments.

Product Use in the Field

The YR420 Manual Microtome is essential in histology and pathology laboratories for the precise preparation of samples before microscopic analysis. Its ability to handle samples up to 50 × 60 mm and adjust cutting thickness precisely makes it ideal for demanding scientific research and clinical studies.


To optimize the performance of the YR420 Manual Microtome, regular adjustments and calibrations are recommended according to your experiment specifications. Follow the detailed maintenance instructions provided in the user manual to ensure precise and consistent results in every use.

Discover how the YR420 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 YR420
Trimming Thickness Setting Range 0– 500μm
Minimum Setting of Sectioning Thickness 1μm
Specimen Holder Rotation at any angle within360 degrees
Specimen Orientation XY – 8°
Total Horizontal Specimen Feed 28mm
Vertical Specimen Stroke 60mm
Movement Range of the Base of Blade Holder Base 0-60mm (front to back)
Movement Range of the Blade Press plate 0-23mm
Precision Error ±1%
Maximum Specimen Size 50×60 mm
Dimensions 420×330×330mm (W×D×H)
Net weight 19kg

Additional information

Weight 30 kg
Dimensions 54 × 45 × 47 cm

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