New MES800 Rotary Microtome

MES Exclusive Line

The MES 800 by Craftek is a reliable manual and semi-automated rotary microtome for routine sectioning of specimens in clinical and research laboratories. This easy to use, state of the art microtome features a quick release specimen clamp, easy exchange specimen clamp, bi-directional course advance switch, and more. As part of our exclusive line of new laboratory equipment, this microtome is a great addition to any pathology lab.

MES800 Microtome Details:


  • Can be used in Manual or Semi-Automated mode
  • Specimen retraction function with on/off switch
  • Quick release specimen clamp with a zero-reference indicator
  • Course advance end of travel alert
  • Easy exchange specimen clamp
  • Bi-directional course advance wheel switch
  • Disposable blade holder with dove-tail guide
  • Fine sectioning thickness: .5 to 100μm
  • Trim sectioning thickness range: 1 to 600 μm


Sectioning Thickness Range: 0.5 ~ 100μm
Setting Values0.5~5μm
Trimming Thickness Range1~600μm
Object Feed30mm
Specimen OrientationHorizontal: ±8
Vertical: ±8
Specimen Retraction 5-100 μm, in 5 μm increments, can be turned off
Electric Course Feed: 20 μm/click and 1000(2000)/s
Blade Holder Base Movement± 24mm.
Maximum Specimen Size (L x H x W): 50 x 60 x 40 mm.
Dimensions Basic Instrument:
Width (incl. 2 handwheels on both sides)480mm
Depth (incl. waste tray)577mm.
Net Weight 29kg
Work Temperature+10 °C ~ +35 °C
Work Humidity<80%, no condensation water
Nominal Supply Voltage100 ~240V AC (±20V)
Nominal Frequency 50/60 Hz
Power Draw 70W