[Histonet] microtome

E. Wayne Johnson ewj <@t> pigsqq.org
Fri Sep 21 11:55:24 CDT 2012

I think its a Leica 2125.

On 9/22/2012 12:32 AM, E. Wayne Johnson wrote:
> We work in a previously underutilized histology lab.
> There was a sliding horizontal Sakura microtome, a functioning Thermo 
> microtome,
> and a nonfunctioning Leica 5xxx (not a very fancy Leica).
> The center where we work has no interest in fixing the Leica microtome.
> I am supposing that it is merely dirty.  Beijing is very dusty and the 
> windows to
> the room leaked badly until we installed window seals.
> I would like to try to take the Leica microtome apart and try to clean 
> it but I cant find
> the way to get it open.  There is no hatch to open like on an old AO 
> Spencer.
> We are told that it would cost way to much to have Leica service it.
> Does anyone have any experience with maintenance or repair of a 
> low-end Leica Microtome
> and have any tips to share on how to open and clean it?
> Wayne Johnson
> Beijing.
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