A sectioning equipment, economical and simple, yet providing all facilities of a standard rotary microtome. The internal mechanism is fully enclosed in a sturdy metal case, for protection against dust and grit & is driven by a handle which can be locked in position. A ball & socket type movement permits use of the entire knife edge. With a feed range of 1 to 25 microns in steps of 1 micron. Supplied complete with a set of three object holders, one razor 120 mm with back and handle, one honing plate, one bottle of oil for lubrication, dust cover and wooden cabinet.