It is of immense use for Medical Institutions, Research Laboratories etc. and gives very good results for cutting thin sections. It is mounted on a heavy cast iron base to ensure rigidity and long life. The housing gives maximum protection to the mechanism against dust and paraffin waste etc. It is driven by handle which can be locked in position. The cutting section obtained by mechanically operated crank can be adjusted in steps of 1µ to 25µ by means of a knurled knob on the front of the instrument. The efficient ball and socket clamp renders if possible to interchange specimen clamp and paraffin stage with a single motion. The knife work is equipped with a rotating knife, honing plate, three object holders and oil can.