Paraffin trimmer – YR458

Manufacturer: Kalstein



The Paraffin Trimmer YR458 is an essential tool for any histology laboratory seeking efficiency and precision in the sample preparation process. This equipment is specifically designed to safely and effectively remove excess paraffin from embedding cassettes, allowing for cleaner and more uniform sectioning on the microtome. Thanks to its automated computer control, this trimmer ensures fast, efficient, and reliable heating, ideal for meeting the most demanding standards in tissue analysis.

Market Price

The Paraffin Trimmer YR458 typically ranges in price from $1,500 to $2,000 USD. This range can fluctuate depending on the region, shipping costs, and additional installation fees. To obtain an accurate and personalized quote, we invite you to request a budget through our Kalstein Plus platform. Donโ€™t miss this opportunity to equip your laboratory with a high-quality tool at a competitive price.

Frequently Asked Questions

1. What is the temperature range of the Paraffin Trimmer YR458?

The temperature range is continuously adjustable between 0 and 90 โ„ƒ, allowing you to adapt the device to your specific sample processing needs.

2. How is the temperature controlled in the YR458?

The temperature is controlled with high precision thanks to temperature sensors made in the United States, ensuring an accuracy of ยฑ1โ„ƒ.

3. Does the Paraffin Trimmer YR458 maintain previous settings?

Yes, the device has a memory and automatic restoration function that saves the last operational settings, making it easier to use in each work session.

Advantages and Disadvantages


The YR458 offers several significant advantages. First, its new type of heating elements allow for rapid heating, which improves the device’s energy efficiency and reliability. Additionally, the precision in temperature control and the automatic memory function facilitate consistent and precise handling of paraffin. The LED display provides a clear view of the heating status, making monitoring simpler and more straightforward.


However, there are also some disadvantages. The initial cost of the YR458 can be a considerable investment for smaller laboratories. Additionally, regular maintenance is necessary to ensure the device operates at its maximum capacity and prolongs its lifespan.

Field Use

In histology laboratories, the Paraffin Trimmer YR458 is a crucial tool for preparing high-quality samples. It is used to remove excess paraffin from embedding cassettes, which is an essential step before making precise cuts with a microtome. Its ability to adjust the temperature and maintain previous settings makes this device ideal for medical diagnostics, scientific research, and forensic laboratory applications.


To maximize the performance of the Paraffin Trimmer YR458, make sure to perform regular maintenance on the heating system and follow the guidelines for disinfecting the equipment. Take advantage of its advanced features, such as precise temperature adjustment and automatic memory, to improve your sample preparation processes.

Donโ€™t miss the opportunity to upgrade your laboratory with the Paraffin Trimmer YR458. Request a quote today through our Kalstein Plus platform and discover how this advanced device can transform your histology procedures. Click here to generate your automatic quote and take your laboratory to the next level!

Technical Specifications

Model YR458
Working area 230ร—160mm
Temperature Range Continuously adjustable within 0 โ€“ 90โ„ƒ
Temperature Control Precision ยฑ1โ„ƒ
Electrical Requirement 220Vยฑ10%50HZ or 110Vยฑ10% 50/60Hz
Power 150W
Dimensions 255ร—180ร—155mm (Wร—Dร—H)
Weight 3kg

Additional information

Weight 4 kg
Dimensions 33 × 26 × 23 cm

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