Rotary microtome YR422

Manufacturer: Kalstein

Certificacion europea


The Rotary Microtome YR422 from the 202 series is an advanced tool designed to provide precise and uniform cuts of specimens in histology laboratories. Its streamlined housing allows secure locking in the highest position, ensuring stability during the cutting process. Equipped with a safe specimen cassette exchange and an LCD screen with a safety alert system, this microtome ensures reliable and safe tissue sections.

Market Price

The Rotary Microtome YR422 is available on the market with prices ranging between $2000 and $3000 USD, depending on additional specifications and shipping costs. For an accurate and personalized quote, we recommend using our Kalstein Plus platform. Obtain the latest technology in specimen cutting now and improve the precision of your research without compromising quality.

Frequently Asked Questions

  • What is the minimum cutting thickness achievable with the YR422?

The YR422 can be adjusted to achieve a minimum cutting thickness of 1 μm, ideal for applications requiring high precision in tissue cuts.

  • How is the cutting thickness adjustment performed on the YR422?

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

Advantages and Disadvantages


  • Streamlined housing and secure locking for stability during cutting.
  • LCD screen with safety alert system for advanced control.
  • Fine adjustment capability for cutting thickness from 0 to 500 μm.


  • Requires initial familiarization to fully utilize all microtome functions.
  • May require periodic calibrations to maintain cutting precision in high-performance laboratories.

Product Use in the Field

The Rotary Microtome YR422 is essential in histology laboratories for 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 Rotary Microtome YR422, regular calibrations are recommended, along with following detailed maintenance instructions provided in the user manual. Adjust the cutting thickness according to your experiment specifications to consistently achieve accurate and reproducible results.

Discover how the Rotary Microtome YR422 can enhance precision in your laboratory. Request a personalized quote now through Kalstein Plus and move towards greater efficiency in your histology processes. Get your automatic quote today and experience innovation in your daily laboratory work.

Technical Specifications

Model YR422
Trimming Thickness Setting Range 0– 500μm
Minimum Setting of Sectioning Thickness 1μm
Specimen Orientation XY – 8°
Total Horizontal Specimen Feed 30mm
Vertical Specimen Stroke 55mm
Movement Range of the Base of BladeHolder Base 0-50mm (front to back)
Movement Range of the Knife 0-20mm
Maximum Specimen Size 50×60mm
Precision Error ±5%
Dimensions 340×335×270mm(W×D×H)
Net weight 19kg

Additional information

Weight 28 kg
Dimensions 50 × 45 × 40 cm

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