Tanner Scientific® TN5500 E-Titan Semi-Automatic Microtome

The Tanner Scientific TN5500 E-Titan Digital Semi-Automatic Microtome is the best value Semi-automatic microtome on the market today. The TN5500 offers the precision cuts that more expensive model are capable of. Includes a full parts and labor warranty. We have new and used demo units in stock. Contact us today for a quote.


Tanner Scientific® TN5500 E-Titan Semi-Automatic Microtome

The E-Titan 5500™ digital semi-automatic microtome features the same precision CNC Cross bearing construction as more expensive models, but also uses an electronically controlled digital stepper motor to ensure the highest degree of accuracy. It’s advanced memory function always remembers your last section thickness.


  • Uses high and low profile blades with easy to use metal spacer
  • ‘Normal’ and ‘fast forward’ push-button functions
  • LCD screen shows section and trimming thickness, as well as the number of hand wheel rotations
  • Section and trimming mode can be switch by the touch of a button
  • Handwheel can be locked at any position to assure user’s safety
  • Large waste tray is secure but easy to unload
  • Universal cassette clamp and standard specimen clamp available
  • Emergency stop system

Technical Specifications:

  • Section thickness range: 0.25-60μm
  • 0.25-1μm (0.25μm increments)
  • 10-20μm (2μm increments)
  • 20-60μm (5μm increments)
  • Trimming thickness range: 0.25-60μm
  • Minimum setting value: 0.25μm
  • Object feed: 26mm
  • Vertical stroke: 56mm
  • Maximum specimen size: 50 x 50mm
  • Precision error: ± 5%
  • Working Voltage: AC110V 60Hz
  • Dimension: 420 x 600 x 305mm
  • Net weight: 29kg

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