AEM 480 is a fully-automated rotary microtome, designed with smooth running handwheel and the stepping-motor advance technology for precision and stability to provide superior section result . The unique user-friendly display panel and most comfortable separated handpad are perfectly suited for those who expect precision section and appreciate the feel . The casing of microtome is amde from fire-retsrdant ABS palstic with streamlined design . Spacious and ingenious waste tray. Advanced retraction function makes better sectioning. The retraction value is also adjustable . Universal and fast specimen holders fits international embedding cassettes. Handwheel locking may be activated at any position and improve operation safety standard . The electric coarse feed operates two speeds which is easy to record the feed. Separated control panel is much easier to operate. Three motorized sectioning modes (Cont, Single and Step) are available for user to select . Automatic memorized coarse feed and reload function can significantly improve cutting efficiency .