Cryostat

 

Research Cryostat Leica CM3050 S

Description

A cryostat is a microtome that can maintain low cryogenic temperatures for frozen section histology.

Features/Specifications

  • Microtome:
    • Section thickness setting: 0.5 to 300 μm
    • Maximum specimen size: 40 mm x 55 mm
    • Horizontal specimen feed: 25 mm
    • Vertical specimen stroke: 59 mm
    • Specimen retraction: 50 μm
    • Specimen precision orientation by 8° (x/y/z axis)
    • Trimming: 5 to 150 μm ± 0,5 μm in steps of 5, 10, 30, 50, 100, and 150 μm
    • Motorized coarse feed at two speeds: 500 μm/s OR 1000 μm/s
  • CUTTING MOTOR
    • Cutting speed ranges:
      1 mm/s to 170 mm/s
      0.1 mm/s to 100 mm/s
      Vmax 210 mm/s
  • CRYOCHAMBER COOLING
    • Temperature setting range: 0 °C to -40 °C
    • Defrosting: programmable, 1 automatic defrost cycle/24 h, duration: from 6 to 12 min; manual defrosting
    • Freezing shelf temperature: Approx. -45 °C at an ambient temperature of 22 °C

Location

Histology room

Reservation

BookIt application

Tutoring

First time users must order a tutoring session.

Site

http://www.leicabiosystems.com/specimen-preparation/sectioning/cryosectioning/details/product/leica-cm3050-s/