What is a Cryostat?

What is a Cryostat?

Holden Galusha
According to Merriam Webster, cryostat is defined as "an apparatus for maintaining a constant low temperature especially below 0°C" — which is, ess...
Troubleshooting Your Cryostat's Microtome

Troubleshooting Your Cryostat's Microtome

Holden Galusha
Although they're simple devices, it's not uncommon for mechanical issues to crop up in microtomes. Oftentimes these issues aren't anything a little...
Troubleshooting Your Cryostat's Cooling System

Troubleshooting Your Cryostat's Cooling System

Holden Galusha
Because of how complex refrigeration systems can be, tracing down the root cause of a cooling issue can be a challenge. Oftentimes the issue is cau...
FAQ: Buying a Used Cryostat

FAQ: Buying a Used Cryostat

Holden Galusha
Do I have a high- or low-profile blade holder? The easiest way to tell if you have a high- or low-profile blade holder is simply to measure its bl...