pfm Forceps EWF 600 - The first wireless electronic forceps for the histologic lab is now available

01/22/2020

Cologne, 22 January 2020 - At the end of January, pfm medical ag will be adding 3 new products to its histotechnology product portfolio: The manual microtome pfm Rotary 3000 Compact, the pfm Cooling Plate TES 5010 and the wireless heated pfm Forceps EWF 600. The products will be presented for the first time in Germany at the 22nd Bamberg Morphology Days, 24-26th January 2020.

The pfm Forceps EWF 600 are a new addition to the pfm medical ag portfolio: for the first time, a wireless electronic forceps is available for the transfer and alignment of tissue samples during embedding in the histologic laboratories. The innovative concept and design of this product enables the temperature of the forceps tip to be monitored and controlled via Bluetooth, enabling paraffin blocks to be produced easily and accurately. The pfm Forceps EWF 600 consists of a base station and two wireless forceps with interchangeable tips. A total of five different versions of interchangeable tips are available. The tips are gold-plated for improved thermal conductivity. The forceps are placed in the base station for charging. The temperature data is transmitted wirelessly and controlled and permanently monitored via the touch screen. The forceps also have an integrated white light to illuminate the working area for better recognition of smaller samples. This new technology makes the forceps particularly convenient and efficient in use.

The two other new products, the manual rotary microtome and the cooling plate, which complement pfm medical's portfolio in the field of histotechnology, also make it possible to work comfortably and efficiently in the laboratory environment. The new pfm Rotary 3000 Compact is a high-performing, compact, newly designed manual rotary microtome suitable for all applications in routine use, research and industrial. The stable object and knife/blade holder system, in combination with the horizontal and vertical cross-roller bearing system, ensures the highest possible stability. This unique technology allows reliable and consistently high cutting quality. The pfm Cooling Plate TES 5010 enables fast and easy cooling of paraffin blocks during tissue processing and sectioning. The temperature, which is set via the user-friendly touch screen, is monitored permanently and electronically. This enables a consistent temperature of the cooling surface.

pfm medical ag continues its innovative course

In its medical focus field  Histotechnology, pfm medical ag develops, manufactures and markets microtomes and laboratory equipment for histology and pathology. Through the valuable continuous exchange with customers pfm medical ag's product portfolio is constantly evolving. On the one hand, this leads to an extension of the existing portfolio to be able to respond to the differentiated customer needs in various countries and markets. On the other hand, new ground is being broken and resulting in completely new solutions for users. This tradition is reflected in the latest three products, all of which are characterized by modern technologies and easy operation. The products of pfm medical ag enable users to work safely and comfortably at the highest level.

If you would like further information on the new products, please feel free to visit us at the 22nd Bamberg Morphology Days, from 24th to 26th January, in the exhibition area of the WELCOME congress hotel at booth B24.

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About pfm medical

pfm medical is one of the leading German providers of special solutions in the healthcare sector. The Cologne-based family-owned company was founded in 1971, and has nearly 570 employees at twelve international locations. In 2018, pfm medical generated an EBIT (earnings before interest and taxes) of EUR 2.9 million with a turnover of EUR 109.9 million.

The medical product provider holds 320 granted property rights in over 85 patent families worldwide and markets a diverse portfolio comprising nearly 3,000 products in over 100 markets.

Its products span the following four medical focus fields: Surgery (e.g. drainage systems and titanised mesh implants), infusion (e.g. mobile electronic infusion pumps and implantable port catheters), histotechnology (e.g. blades and laboratory equipment) and cardiovascular technology (e.g. implantable occlusion devices for the interventional treatment of congenital heart disease and special catheters).

pfm medical combines products and services to a comprehensive package of solutions. For instance, the company provides training and advice to users such as medical practitioners, nursing staff, patients and their families to support optimal therapy outcomes in both inpatient and outpatient healthcare. When developing innovative solutions in close cooperation with leading medical practitioners and specialist partners, pfm medical invariably focuses on improving the quality of life of both users and patients.

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Heated forceps from pfm medical ag for transferring and aligning tissue samples during pouring in the histology laboratory.
Heated forceps from pfm medical ag for transferring and aligning tissue samples during pouring in the histology laboratory. Heated forceps from pfm medical ag for transferring and aligning tissue samples during pouring in the histology laboratory.
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Heated forceps from pfm medical ag for transferring and aligning tissue samples during pouring in the histology laboratory.

Powerful, compact, newly designed manual rotary microtome for a wide range of routine, research and industrial applications.
Powerful, compact, newly designed manual rotary microtome for a wide range of routine, research and industrial applications. Powerful, compact, newly designed manual rotary microtome for a wide range of routine, research and industrial applications.
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Powerful, compact, newly designed manual rotary microtome for a wide range of routine, research and industrial applications.

The pfm Cooling Plate pfm Cooling Plate TES 5010 enables fast and easy cooling of paraffin blocks during tissue embedding and cutting.
The pfm Cooling Plate pfm Cooling Plate TES 5010 enables fast and easy cooling of paraffin blocks during tissue embedding and cutting. The pfm Cooling Plate pfm Cooling Plate TES 5010 enables fast and easy cooling of paraffin blocks during tissue embedding and cutting.
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The pfm Cooling Plate pfm Cooling Plate TES 5010 enables fast and easy cooling of paraffin blocks during tissue embedding and cutting.