Sakura Tissue-Tek® AutoSection®


Tissue-Tek® AutoSection®

Tissue-Tek® AutoSection® provides one-touch trimming and programmable sectioning with a host of built-in safety features. Tissue-Tek® AutoSection® automatically orients the block to the blade edge, using patented sensing and automated 3-D specimen holder technology for precise XYZ orientation. It standardizes block orientation—even if the block was trimmed or sectioned on a different microtome—saving valuable tissue and technician time. With AutoTrim™, the Tissue-Tek® AutoSection® trims blocks automatically in just seconds with one-touch operation. This tissue-preserving feature is optimized for Tissue-Tek® Paraform® Cassettes, although it also accommodates most common cassettes.   
Multiple built-in safeguards make Tissue-Tek® AutoSection® the leader in microtome user safety. One-touch trimming and sectioning eliminate repetitive hand wheel motions and reduce the risk of musculoskeletal disorders, while the sliding dispenser feature of Accu-Edge® blades eliminates direct handling of blades.   
Tissue-Tek® AutoSection® is the most accurate and precise microtome on the market as determined by laser measurements. And with programmable sectioning, it enables laboratories to implement standardized protocols for specific tissue or block types. Tissue-Tek® AutoSection® also standardizes section thickness to help optimize advanced staining procedures such as IHC and ISH.
Tissue-Tek® AutoSection®
Max. Specimen Size 60 x 60 mm
Sectioning Speed 10 to 450 mm/s
Depth 26.4 in
Height 17.4 in
Width 15 in
Weight 121 lbs with microtome
Part Number #5000
Additional Specifications Application:    
Sectioning of paraffin-embedded specimens for routine and research histology   
Product Code:    
Centimeters (W x D x H): 38 x 67 x 44   
Administrator access:    
Password protected   
Section thickness:    
0.5 - 100 microns   
Trimming thickness:    
1 - 200 microns   
Retraction distance:    
No retraction, 20-100 microns   
Trimming speed:    
10 - 450 mm/second   
Return speed:    
10 - 450 mm/second   
Maximum vertical stroke:    
122 mm   
Maximum horizontal stroke:    
10 mm   
Number of presets:    
Up to 16 different presets   
Number of macro program steps:    
Up to 16 steps   
Number of user preferences:    
Up to 32 different preferences


  • AutoAlign™ and AutoTrim™ technologies   
  • One-touch operation to engage cutting modes   
  • 16 user-defined trimming/sectioning programs   
  • Up to 15 parameters for a variety of tissue protocols   
  • (including block size, thickness, and speed)   
  • LCD touch screen control panel   
  • 3-D chuck/specimen holder   
  • Wireless remote control   
  • Multiple safety features   
  • Optional hand wheel
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    Tissue-Tek® AutoSection® Automated Microtome

    Tissue-Tek® AutoSection® Automated Microtome

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