Manual Microtome

Tanner Scientific® TN5000 Manual Microtome

The TN5000 Manual Microtome is designed for years of trouble free service. It's precision CNC machined steel construction and sturdy mechanical design, make it an immediate favorite of everyone who tries it.


  • Requires no electricity resulting in versatile placement options and trouble free operation.
  • Uses both high and Low profile blades with easy-to-use spacer
  • Smooth hand wheel operation reduces operator fatigue
  • Coarse advance at the touch of a lever
  • Handwheel can be locked at any position
  • Specimen retraction can be easily switched on and off in both trimming and sectioning modes.
  • Course feed handwheel system quickly advances specimen to the desired position
  • Exact zero position precise orientation system
  • Easily visible red knife guard for user safety
  • Blade holder can easily be moved sideways
  • Large Waste tray is easy to clean and unload
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