Most handy and easy to operate is highlight of thismicrotome. Specially designed for field work, which can be installed anywhere,any time. The body is made of steel which gives a long life.
The specimen is usually placed between two thicknesses of old pitch of cork. The blade gives a fine cutting upto 10 micron in step of 2 microns each. It gives best result for cutting sections of unembedded and embedded specimen.