Cryostat Microtome YR426-1

Manufacturer: Kalstein


The YR426-1 Cryostat Microtome is an advanced and essential tool for the rapid analysis of pathological sections of human, animal, and plant tissues. This medical equipment is widely used in hospitals, medical schools, forensic medicine, and animal and plant research units. It is designed to provide precise and reliable results in pathological diagnosis, analysis, and research. The YR426-1 consists of four main parts: an upper part with microcomputer control and panel operation, a central part with a low-temperature freezer for quick tissue freezing and cutting operation, a lower part with compressor unit cooling, and mechanical transmission and motor drive parts.

Market Price

The YR426-1 Cryostat Microtome is available on the market with prices ranging from $20,000 to $30,000 USD, depending on additional specifications and shipping costs. For a detailed and personalized quote, we recommend using our Kalstein Plus platform. Modernize your laboratory with this advanced technology that enhances precision and efficiency in tissue processing.

Frequently Asked Questions

  • What is the temperature range of the YR426-1 Cryostat Microtome? The chamber temperature can be adjusted between 10โ„ƒ and -50โ„ƒ, with additional semiconductor cooling in the freezer reaching -60โ„ƒ.
  • How many freezing stations does the YR426-1 have? The YR426-1 features 36 freezing stations, allowing efficient and simultaneous processing of multiple samples.
  • How is the temperature controlled in the YR426-1? The temperature is controlled by an integrated temperature measurement block imported from the United States, ensuring high precision and reliable performance.

Advantages and Disadvantages


  • High precision in temperature control.
  • 10-inch color LCD touchscreen for easy and clear operation.
  • Hibernate function for efficient energy saving.


  • May require initial time to familiarize with all advanced functions.
  • Requires regular maintenance to ensure optimal performance.

Product Use in the Field

The YR426-1 Cryostat Microtome is essential in histology and pathology laboratories for the precise and efficient processing of tissue samples. Its ability to maintain precise temperature control facilitates the handling of various samples simultaneously. Additionally, its robust and compact design allows it to be used in different areas of the laboratory, enhancing work flexibility and efficiency.


To maximize the performance of the YR426-1, regular calibrations and adjustments are recommended according to your experiment specifications. Follow the detailed maintenance instructions provided in the user manual to ensure precise and consistent results with each use. Utilize the programmable control system to adjust operating times according to the specific needs of your laboratory.

Discover how the YR426-1 Cryostat Microtome can improve precision and efficiency in your laboratory. Request a personalized quote now through Kalstein Plus and advance towards greater efficiency in your tissue processing procedures. Get your automatic quote today and experience innovation in your daily laboratory work.

Technical Specifications

Model YR426-1
Chamber Temperature 10โ„ƒ ๏ฝžย -50โ„ƒ
Freezing shelf temperature 0โ„ƒ ๏ฝž -50โ„ƒ
Temperature control range of sample chuck 10โ„ƒ ๏ฝž -50โ„ƒ
Additional semiconductor refrigeration in the freezer -60โ„ƒ
Number of freezing station 36 pcs
Pelletier number 8 pcs
Semiconductor fast cooling working time 15 minutes
Maximum specimen size 55mmร—80mm
Vertical stroke 65mm
Horizontal stroke 22mm
Electric feed speed 0.9mm/sใ€0.45mm/s
Disinfection method UV
Section thickness range 0.5ฮผm๏ฝž100ฮผm Adjustable

0.5ฮผm๏ฝž5ฮผm Increment0.5ฮผm

5ฮผm๏ฝž20ฮผm Increment1ฮผm

20ฮผm๏ฝž40ฮผm Increment2ฮผm

Trimming thickness range 10ฮผm๏ฝž600ฮผm Adjustable

10ฮผm๏ฝž50ฮผm Increment5ฮผm

50ฮผm๏ฝž100ฮผm Increment10ฮผm

100ฮผm๏ฝž600ฮผm Increment50ฮผm

Specimen retraction 0๏ฝž100ฮผm Adjustable๏ผŒIncrement5ฮผm
Extra Advantages
The 10-inch color LCD touch screen can separately display the total number of slices and the

total slice thickness, slice thickness, specimen retraction value, temperature control, date, time, temperature, timing sleep switch, defrost and other functions. The operation display can be set to switch between Chinese and English operation interface, which is convenient for different users all over the world to operate.

Humanized hibernation function: After selecting the hibernation state, the temperature of the

freezer compartment can be automatically controlled between -1 and -9ยฐC. After the

hibernation is canceled, the sectioning temperature can be reached within 15 minutes.

Imported dual compressors refrigerate the freezing box, freezing table, knife holder, sample chuck, and tissue presser at five points respectively.
Equipped with rubber instrument rack and waste box
X-axis 360ยฐ, Y-axis 12ยฐuniversal rotation, snap-on tissue chuck, easier and faster to install the organization
The knife holder is equipped with a blade thruster and a knife guard to cover the full length of

the blade, which protects the user safely.

Anti-adhesive tissue flattening device, with specimen refrigeration, the temperature can reach -50ยฐ, which is convenient for freezing the tissue and saving operation time
The temperature sensor self-checking function can automatically detect the working status of

the sensor

Hand wheel positioning 360ยฐ locking function at any point
Single-layer heated glass door, effectively preventing water mist condensation
The sample chuck travels to the limit position and automatically returns to the starting position function
Dimension size(mm) 700ร—760ร—1160mm
Weight 135 KGS

Additional information

Weight 250 kg

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