[Histonet] Leica RM2255 block clamp

Finlay Finlay Finlay.Finlay <@t> glasgow.ac.uk
Tue Nov 19 09:29:00 CST 2013



Hoping someone might be able to help with this microtome issue. I have a problem with the block clamp on one of my Leica RM2255's. It has recently loosened up and it is now possible to move the clamped cassette from side-to-side when the clamp is shut. 

When I turn the bolt on the underside of the clamp it neither tightens up nor loosens off so there does not seem to be a way of taking the clamp apart any further.


Leica have suggested that I buy a new block clamp (£292) but it just feels like something that could be easily fixed, perhaps with a new spring? Has anyone had experience with this problem? 


Thank you


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