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Cryostats, Microtomes, Macrotomes and Histology


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Cryostat blade system - $475

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List: $1,900. MedCon: VG. Ames / Tissue-Tek Accu-Edge universal cryostat blade system. The photo on the left shows the contents of the storage box ( blade holder, blade fixing plate, anti roll device, replacement screws, replacement anti roll plate, Allen wrench, and product information sheet). On the right, the blade holder is shown on top of the storage case. The system is to be used with Tissue-Tek disposable blade dispenser (not included).

Overall dimensions of the case:

Shipping weight is about 3 pounds.


Hematology slide stainer - $3,475

sakura01_36.jpgList: $13,400. MedCon: VG. Sakura RSG-61 hematology slide stainer. 115 V, 60 Hz.

Features:

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Overall dimensions of the unit:

Shipping weight is about 80 pounds. 2 units in stock, second one has a red label on front.

The manufacturer's plate on the back of the instrument indicates that it is the model RSG-61 even though the front facing only says RSG. The control panel has a slightly different look, but the controls are the same.

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Microtome - $875

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List: $2,200. MedCon: G. American Optical model 820 Spencer microtome.

Features:

Overall dimensions of the unit:

Shipping weight is about 75 pounds.


Cryotome - $4,750

frigocut01_22.jpgList: $18,400. MedCon: G. Reichert-Jung 2800 Frigocut cryotome. 208 V, 60 Hz. 1 phase.

Features:

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Overall dimensions of the unit:

Shipping weight is about 500 pounds.


Histology thermal console - $450

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List: $1,900. MedCon: VG. Miles Scientific Tissue-Tek thermal console, model 4585. 115 V, 60 Hz. The heated chambers serve as a paraffin bath or holding chamber for molds and specimens as part of the embedding sequence.

Features:

Overall dimensions of the unit:

Shipping weight is about 20 pounds.


Histology thermal console - $455

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List: $1,925. MedCon: VG. Microm AP280-3 thermal console. 115 V, 50/60 Hz. The heated chambers serve as a paraffin bath or holding chamber for molds and specimens as part of the embedding sequence.

Features:

Overall dimensions of the unit:

Shipping weight is about 25 pounds.


Microtome - $675

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List: $2,625. MedCon: VG. Cambridge model 840 microtome. Use as tabletop unit or can be installed in a Reichert-Jung 975C or 976C cryostat cabinet. This appears to be a variation on the American Optical model 840 and has a standard AO knife holder rather than a Reichert-Jung.

Features:

Shipping weight is about 35 pounds.


Ultra microtome - $3,875

5000mt01_8.jpgList: $14,525. MedCon: VG. Sorvall MT5000 ultra microtome. 100/120/220/240 V, 50/60 Hz.

Features:

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Overall dimensions of the unit:

Shipping weight is about 200 pounds.


Paraffin warming bath - $475

parbath01_26.jpgList: $900. MedCon: VG. Lipshaw electric paraffin bath, model 2500-4R. 115 V, 50-60 Hz. Old but reliable.

Features:

Shipping weight is about 8 pounds.


Cytocentrifuge - $1,975

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List: $6,200. MedCon: G. Shandon Cytospin 2 Cytocentrifuge. 110 V, 60 Hz.

 

Features:

Overall dimensions of the unit:

Shipping weight is about 50 pounds.


Digital microtome cryostat - $7,500

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List: $23,651. MedCon: G. Triangle Biomedical Sciences Minotome Plus cryostat. 115 V, 60 Hz. In very good operational condition except for bent drive shaft at the rotary handle (see photo below). The rotary handle still turns smoothly but the operator will perceive a wobble in its motion. The shaft within the chamber appears to track true.

Features:

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Overall dimensions of the unit:

Shipping weight is about 270 pounds.


Specimen cabinet - $975

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List: $2,170. MedCon: VG. Multiplex specimen cabinet. Appears to be for storage of wax blocks or other similarly-sized pathology specimens.

Features:

Overall dimensions of the unit:

Shipping weight is about 170 pounds.


Cryostat microtome - $2,750

lipshaw01_62.jpgList: $11,200. MedCon: G. Lipshaw model 1500-MC Microtome cryostat. 115 V, 60 Hz. Good operating condition except for inaccurate temperature reading. Chamber temperature is 10°C less than the display, so refrigeration is actually working better than what display indicates

Features:

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Overall dimensions of the unit:

Shipping weight is about 320 pounds.


Motorized microtome - $3,500

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List: $11,200. MedCon: INC. Leica RM2155 motorized microtome. 100/120/230/240 V, 50-60 Hz. Unit is missing blade and holder and part of front molding. Also needs either a footswitch or hand control to activate motor. Manual rotary movement works.

Features:

Overall dimensions of the unit:

Shipping weight is about 90 pounds.


Tissue flotation bath - $875

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List: $2,300. MedCon: VG. Triangle Biomedical Sciences (TBS) model FWS-120 flotation workstation. 100-120 V, 50/60 Hz.

Features:

Overall dimensions of the unit:

Shipping weight is about 10 pounds.


Microtome - $2,475

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List: $3,900. MedCon: VG. Leica 2020 microtome.

Features:

Overall dimensions of the unit:

Shipping weight is about 35 pounds.


Microtome - $1,475

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List: $3,200. MedCon: VG. Ames model 4551 Microtome.

Features:

Overall dimensions of the unit:

Shipping weight is about 25 pounds.


Microtome blade and holder - $750

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MedCon: VG. Reichert-Jung blade holder assembly with blade and anti-roll bar. 160 mm blade operating in a 70 mm cutting window on the holder.

Shipping weight is about 2 pounds.


Microtome blade - $475

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MedCon: VG. Hacker Instruments microtome blade, 170 mm with case.

 

Overall dimensions of the case:

Shipping weight is about 1 pounds.


Microtome blade holder - $275

bladehold01_34.jpgList: $633. MedCon: VG. Microtome blade holder, appears to be American Optical part.

Overall dimensions:

Shipping weight is about 2 pounds.


Fume hood - $1,675

hyperclean01_35.jpgList: $4,100. MedCon: VG. Shandon Hyperclean fume control workstation, model 9990649. 115 V, 60 Hz.

Features:

Overall dimensions of the unit:

Shipping weight is about 45 pounds.


Cell washer - $1,475

ultracw01_72.jpgList: $11,065. MedCon: VG. Helmer Ultra CW cell-washing centrifuge. 100-127 V, 60 Hz.

Features:

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Overall dimensions of the unit:

Shipping weight is about 55 pounds.


Slide processor - $7,500

vysis01_108.jpgList: $28,900. MedCon: VG. Vysis model VP2000 slide processor. Deparaffinization and slide staining station with specialized pretreatment protocols for FISH. Shipped with new drive belt.

Features:

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robotic arm visible at top right
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in closed positions, manufacturers plate,
I/O panel and reagent basin carrier slot
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cable
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processor schematic

Overall dimensions of the unit:

Shipping weight is about 127 pounds.


Tissue flotation bath - $575

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List: $1,420. MedCon: G. Lab-Line Tissue Path model 265-176 flotation bath. 120 V, 50/60 Hz. There is some loss of the painted finish on the top surface and bath chamber bottom; application of black spray paint would restore its usefulness as a dark field.

Features:

Overall dimensions of the unit:

Shipping weight is about 15 pounds.


Cryostat - $2,475

iecctf01_85.jpgList: $145,700. MedCon: G. IEC CTF microtome cryostat. 115 V, 60 Hz.

Features:

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Overall dimensions of the unit:

Shipping weight is about 320 pounds.


Microtome controller - $1,750

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List: $7,300. MedCon: VG. Reichert model 651104 controller for Ultracut microtome. 110/220/240 V, 50-60 Hz.

Features:

Overall dimensions of the unit:

Shipping weight is about 18 pounds.


Cryostat / microtome - $2,875

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List: $14,200. MedCon: VG. Tissue-Tek II cryostat, model 4553. 115 V, 60 Hz. Knife may be purchased separately from our stock.

Features:

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Overall dimensions of the unit:

Shipping weight is about 320 pounds.


Microtome knives - $575 each

List: $1,050. MedCon: VG. Microm and Reichert microtome knives as shown below. All items are free from nicks. Shipped in either a plastic case or cardboard case with wooden support frame inside. The Microm blades have one round securing hole on the side; the Reichert blade has one round hole and a slot on the opposite side.

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4 units in stock
2. 185blade01_3.jpg 185blade02_4.jpg Microm 185 mm
3 units in stock
3. r185blade01_56.jpg r185blade02_57.jpg Reichert 185 mm
1 unit in stock

Shipping weight is about 3 pounds each.


Tabletop microtome - $675

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List: $2,300. MedCon: VG. American optical model 840 microtome. Unit was removed from a cryo chamber and can be used as a tabletop unit or to replace a microtome in a chamber setup.

Features:

Overall dimensions of the unit:

Shipping weight is about 75 pounds.


Ultra microtome / microtome - $4,875

ultrotome02_240.jpgList: $21,320. MedCon: VG. LKB model 2128 ultra microtome system/ultrotome. selector for 100/115/120/220/240 V.

Features:

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Overall dimensions of the main unit:

Overall dimensions of the control unit:

Shipping weight is about 300 pounds.


Tissue processor - $6,500

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List: $65,000. MedCon: G. Shandon Hypercenter XP tissue processor with control module. 110 V, 50/60 Hz. Heating functions tested okay but control module gave internal system error message.

Features:

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Overall dimensions of the unit:

Shipping weight is about 250 pounds.


Tissue processor - $3,275

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List: $16,710. MedCon: VG. Shandon Hypercenter XP tissue processor without control module. 110 V, 50/60 Hz.

This unit lacks its own control module but can be run in parallel with another Hypercenter with control module.

Features:

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Overall dimensions of the unit:

Shipping weight is about 250 pounds.


Automated tissue processor - $5,750

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List: $27,800. MedCon: VG. Ventana Renaissance tissue processor. 117 V, 50/60 Hz.

Features:

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Overall dimensions of the unit:

Shipping weight is about 350 pounds.


Automated slide stainer - $4,750

cadenza_1.jpgList: $18,310. MedCon: EX. Shandon model Cadenza slide staining apparatus. Holds 20 slides at inclined angle behind clear Plexiglas shield. Dispensing station has 16 spaces for reagent source tubes and a plastic reservoir for wash buffer.

Overall dimensions of the unit:

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Shipping weight is about 105 pounds.


Automated slide stainer - $1,750

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List: $9,790 MedCon: G. E M Diagnostic Systems Midas II bath. 108-125/200-240 V, 50-60 Hz. The unit is missing some of the inserts that form the staining and rinse chambers as well as the slide holding rack.

Features:

Overall dimensions of the unit:

Shipping weight is about 60 pounds.


Tissue processor - $2,750

shandonhyper01_83.jpgList: $24,375. MedCon: G. Shandon Hyper center 2 tissue processor. 110 V, 50/60

Features:

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reagent system (12 bottle

with identification chart)

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Overall dimensions of the unit:

Shipping weight is about 200 pounds.


Cryostats / microtomes

List: $14,200. MedCon: VG. Miles model 4553 cryostat. 115 V 50/60 Hz. The units shown below are essentially the same model with different branding.

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Miles/Ames

Cryostat II

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Miles/Tissue-Tek II

Cryostat

VG amesmilescryo14_16.jpg amesmilescryo17_19.jpg amesmilescryo15_17.jpg amesmilescryo16_18.jpg $2,475

Features:

Overall dimensions of the unit:

Shipping weight is about 320 pounds.


Large specimen cryostat - $14,750

cryopolycut01_8.jpgList: $86,300. MedCon: VG. Reichert-Jung CryoPolycut. 3x220 V, 60 Hz.

Features:

Detailed views of the microtome, controls, and accessories are shown in the photos below.

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Overall dimensions of the unit:

Shipping weight is about 600 pounds.


Ultra-microtome - $1,275

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List: $4,275. MedCon: VG. Sorvall "Porter-Blum" ultra-microtome MT-1. Has attached light source (cat no. 15400) directed at cutting stage, but the power source for the lamp is not included.

Overall dimensions of the unit:

Shipping weight is about 55 pounds.


Microtome - $950

aospencer2nd_filtered_13.jpgList: $5,920. MedCon: G. American Optical model 820 Spencer microtome.

Advance distances of 1-50 microns can be set by knob in back and displays in window on front.

Alternate style blade holder clamps from one end.

Shipping weight is about 55 pounds.


Microtome - $875

ao84001_filtered_4.jpgao84002_filtered_5.jpgList: $5,620. MedCon: G. American Optical model 840 Spencer microtome.

Blade and sample chuck included.

Shipping weight is about 50 pounds.


Microtome - $750

ao8402nd_filtered_6.jpgList: 5,200. MedCon: G. American Optical model 840 Spencer microtome.

Without blade holder

Shipping weight is about 50 pounds.


Leica microtome - $975

leicamicrot01_filtered_37.jpgList: $4,000. MedCon: VG. Unidentified model. With blade holder. Smooth wheel motion.

Shipping weight is about 50 pounds.


Microtome - $1,375 each

List: MedCon: VG. Leica model 1512 microtome. All have blade holders in good condition.

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Shipping weight is about 50 pounds.


Microtome blade holder - $275

minotholder01_filtered_38.jpgList: $980. MedCon: VG.

Blade holder, holds blades for an IEC Minot microtome.

Shipping weight is about 10 pounds.


Microtome cutting assembly - $575

amespart01_filtered_1.jpgamespart02_filtered_2.jpgList: $1,800. MedCon: G. This is the assemblage containing the sample holder and blade holder to be operated within an Ames model 4551 cryostat microtome.

2 units in stock, one of which includes a blade (see photos).

Shipping weight is about 30 pounds each.


Microtome knife sharpener - $575

aosharpener01_filtered_9.jpgaosharpener02_filtered_10.jpgList: $4725. MedCon: G. American Optical model 935 knife sharpener.115 V, 60 Hz. Has blade holder. Needs honing plate.

Overall dimensions of the unit:

Shipping weight is about 50 pounds.


Automatic slide stainer - $3,275

varistain01_50.jpgList: $11,200. MedCon: VG. Shandon Varistain XY. 110V, 60 Hz.

Features:

The 3-row by 6-place staining stations have anti-evaporation covers but need to be fitted with staining tubs. Interior of unit has some discoloration from spilled dyes, otherwise the unit has a clean and unscratched appearance.

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Overall dimensions of the unit:

Shipping weight is about 300 pounds.


Cryo microtome - $4,750

cryo200028_filtered_1.jpgList: $17,250. MedCon: EX. Tissue Tek model cryo 2000 cryo microtome. Has some cosmetic blemishes on case, however unit is in excellent condition. Used to quickly freeze and sliced thin sections of tissue samples for microscopic examination., for example in pathology and other studies. Make by Sakura Finetek USA.

Features:

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Shipping weight is about 275 pounds.


Microtome and diamond blade inspection microscope - $1,475

diamondknifeinspcscp35_12.jpgList: $3,210. MedCon: N. measuring and inspection microscope, for inspecting microtome and Diamond knives. Made by vans instrument company, model V 500.

Features:

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Shipping weight in case is about 25 pounds.


Ultramicrotome, with workstation - $8,000

ultrasmicrotome60_98.jpgList: $28,300. MedCon: EX. Reichert-Jung Ultramicrotome, with electronic control and inertial dampening workbench. Removed from operational electron microscopy lab.

Full system includes:

Features:

A top-notch precision ultramicrotome for fine and very fine specimen work.

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Shipping weight is about 650 pounds overall. Disassembles into 4 main pieces for shipment.


Histology tissue slide stainer - $4,500

leicastainer22_12.jpgList: $20,025. MedCon: ex. Leica histology tissue slide stainer, model Jung histo stainer 1G. Also made by the Australian Biomedical Corporation, Melbourne.

Features:

The control menu of unit has the following selections:

  1. process slides
  2. clean instruments
  3. edit programs
  4. alter configuration
  5. report
  6. remote control
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Automatic cryotome knife sharpener - $4,500 each

shandon5sharp12_19.jpgList: $18,890. MedCon: ex. Shandon automatic knife sharpener, model Autosharp 5, for sharpening knives to a precision edge for tissue sectioning.

Features:

The laps with this machine are set up for 6 micron (1200 grit) and 1 micron (14,000 grit) abrasive sizes respectively. A very precision instrument.

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Shipping weight is about 150 lbs. each

2 units in stock.


Diamond knives - $1,300 each

daiamondknoves52_18.jpg daiamondknoves53_19.jpgList: $3,100. MedCon: N. Diamond knives, made by DDK - Delaware Diamond knives. serial numbers 33336, and number 32166.

Used in preparation of very thin tissue samples prior to an electron microscope or high power optical microscopy study.

Shipping weight is about 3 lbs. each.


Lipshaw cryotome / rotary microtome - $1,700 each

List: $3,400. MedCon: VG. In very good operational condition despite age (about 1975), has crack in glass cover but still very usable. Lipshaw model 1900 frost free cryotome with a model 50-ABN rust proof rotary microtome. For slicing very thin sections (1 to 30 microns) for microscopy studies.

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Cryotome features:

Units come with owners manual. 2 units in stock.


 

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