McIlwain tissue chopper, clips

SKU: U0800-C   |   Availability ⓘ

McIlwain tissue chopper, clips

SKU: U0800-C   |   Availability ⓘ
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AU $38.00 Regular price

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MC ILWAIN TISSUE CHOPPER

The McIlwain Tissue Chopper is made in the UK. It is marketed in USA as 'Vibratome 800'. This tissue sectioning system has been designed to prepare sections of tissue for metabolic experiments and to be especially applicable to small and irregular specimens available at biopsy or from small organs. Its special features cause much less disturbance of cell structure than homogenisers or blenders, and to be applicable to fragments which would be difficult or impossible to cut by ordinary methods. It has been applied to liver, kidney and various parts of the central nervous system.

Slices up to 1mm thick and cubes or prisms up to 1mm cross section can be prepared with the chopper in 30 seconds. Provision is made for stepless variation of slice thickness from zero to the maximum by means of an indexing clutch in conjunction with a micrometer head, the latter being calibrated in microns.

The action of the machine is as follows: a circular stainless steel table, on which the specimen is placed, is traversed automatically and at a speed which can be varied, from left to right of the machine. At the same time, a chipping arm carrying a blade is raised and dropped by its own weight and the tension of a spring, at speeds varying from zero to over 20 strokes per minute. As the table carrying the tissue passes under the blade it is chopped into the required slices. If prisms are required, the table is returned to the left hand side of the machine, turned through 45 degrees, and the process repeated. Cubes are formed by rotating the table 90 degrees. A safety limit switch is provided to prevent the machine from overrunning and a quick return mechanism is fitted to the return of the table.
The cutting table is designed for easy rotation and it may be lifted off for sterilisation. It is held onto its platen by 'sticktion' provided by a coating of petroleum jelly.

The McIlwain tissue chopper uses common double-edged razor blades. Because SS blades release the least in metal ions into the tissue we recommend our L056 blades.

CEThis item is CE certified.



Dimensions 310 x 285 x 150mm. Weight 6.5kg.
The McIlwain tissue chopper comes with 2 blades and 3 plastic discs.

 

Please note that Petri Dishes are not supplied with the Tissue Chopper.

McIlwain tissue chopper, clips
Updated: 16-06-2024
Code Pack Size Availability* Price (ex GST)
U0800-C Pack/2 In Stock AU $38.00

* Availability Explanation

X weeks – the estimated lead time, based on the average time taken previously to fill orders from this particular supplier. Lead times are from when we receive your order until when we fill your order. For delivery times, please see shipping information below.

In Stock – Plenty of stock on the shelf, ready to ship.

No ETA – our supplier has advised they cannot provide an accurate ETA. Generally there is some issue with supply, and it may be more than 6 months.

REFUNDS AND RETURNS

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Defective products should be returned to us for replacement or credit. It is best to contact support with as much detail as possible, including pictures, so we can quickly resolve the issue. ProSciTech Pty Ltd complies with the ACCC guidelines, available here: https://www.accc.gov.au/consumers/consumer-rights-guarantees/repair-replace-refund 

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SHIPPING INFORMATION

Shipping and Handling charges are $20 for Australian orders; free for orders over $200. 

In-stock items are generally sent same day. Orders are shipped shipped from Townsville, Queensland. Our couriers pick up from 2:30pm, so please place your order in plenty of time for processing and packing if you would like it sent same day. When items are not in stock, your order may be part-shipped. Items on back-order will be sent as soon as they become available.

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Order Value Shipping and Handling charges
Greater than $200 - (exceptionally heavy or Dangerous Goods excluded). Free
Less than $200 $20
Express shipping $30

Delivery times:

Check your email for tracking details provided at time of shipping for updates of your parcel. We cannot guarantee delivery times, as this is outside of our control. The following are the delivery estimates as given by our couriers. 

Regular shipping
Queensland   1-3 business days 
Sydney   2-5 business days 

Melbourne, Adelaide, Hobart or Canberra 

 3-10 business days 

WA, NT and non-metro areas

 4-10 business days 
Express shipping
Australia wide   1-2 business days

Urgent Orders:

Please request "Express" if you would like us to upgrade your shipment to express delivery. Providing your order fits in a satchel and/or is under 1kg in weight, we will ship your order either DHL, TNT or Express Post. Larger or heavy orders need a quotation for additional freight costs.

Dangerous goods:

See the table on the page for DG shipment costs by road. Please specify when ordering if you require air service (this can be prohibitively expensive). Please request a quotation. We will charge at cost.
 

Shipping to New Zealand Destinations

Orders are now shipped 'receipted delivery'.

Charges:

Order Value Shipping and Handling charges
Greater than $200 - (exceptionally heavy or Dangerous Goods excluded). Free
Less than $200 $26 Minimum Charge

Heavy items (e.g. benchroll or large quantities of microscope slides) may require an additional freight charge - please ask for a quote.

DANGEROUS GOODS shipped to New Zealand: Dangerous goods will be air-freighted and the freight charge billed at cost. Typically, this will be about AUD $600AUD to New Zealand (Up to 2kg).

Delivery times: by air with signature on delivery, depending on courier, delivery can take 3-14 working days. Customs delays are unpredictable and can extend the delivery. Due to COVID19 delivery times have been extended through the couriers and are out of our control.

Shipping to Rest of World Destinations

Contact us for a quote for shipping. 

Delivery times: by air with signature on delivery, depending on courier, delivery can be 7-21 working days. Customs delays are unpredictable and can extend the delivery time. Due to COVID19 delivery times have been extended through the couriers and are out of our control.

DANGEROUS GOODS shipped outside Australia: Not available

GUARANTEE

All products are guaranteed as advertised. Defective products should be returned to us for replacement or credit. Please contact us prior to returning goods. 

We endeavour to provide accurate descriptions, illustrations, prices and stock availability, but errors and omissions are possible. All quotations are E&OE (Errors and Omissions Excepted) 

LIABILITY

All products are intended for laboratory applications only and the user assumes all responsibility involved in use and handling. We accept no liability for loss or damage resulting from the use or abuse of our products. 

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