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Microtomes

Clinical Microtomes

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For 150 years Leica Biosystems has been the global leader in microtomy, enabling consistent, high-quality tissue sectioning as a prerequisite for optimal slide staining.

Passionate about Quality, Committed to Safety

Safety, ergonomics, and efficiency are paramount in sectioning.  Precision engineering and intelligent automation reduce injury risk and maximize microtomist comfort.

Tailor your microtome station your way, to optimize workflow and deliver consistent ribboning and high-quality sections from the first cut to the last.

Unsure which rotary microtome to choose? Let these additional resources help you through the process.

Featured Products

HistoCore AUTOCUT - Automated Rotary Microtome

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A Microtome Unlike any Other

 

Do you struggle to meet the needs of EVERY microtomist in your lab? Finally, there is a solution designed to give your users the freedom they desire: HistoCore AUTOCUT. The new generation of microtomes from Leica Biosystems is built upon our 145+ year heritage of market-leading microtome design. It allows users to select among automated, semi auto-automated, or manual sectioning modes based their personal preferences.

  • Every microtomist can use their prefrerred sectioning mode:
    • Automated: motorized push-button sectioning
    • Semi-automated: push-button specimen advance & retract
    • Manual: full control for those who love the art of microtomy
  • Maximize safety in the lab: The AUTOCUT improves on past automated models with an automatic electronic brake to minimize the risk of injury during operation.
  • Shorten cleaning time from minutes to seconds with the Antistatic Waste Tray.

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HistoCore MULTICUT - Semi-Automated Rotary Microtome

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Manual Microtomy with a Twist of Motorization

 

When you need the precision and speed of manual sectioning with the efficiency benefits of a semi-automated setup, the HistoCore MULTICUT saves the day. The new generation of microtomes from Leica Biosystems is built upon our 145+ year heritage of market-leading microtome design. Combining the speed of a manual microtome with the precision of motorized specimen feeding, MULTICUT helps you get consistent, reproducible sections.

  • Advance or retract the specimen in the position most comfortable for you- manually using the Personalized Coarse Feed Wheel or user-motorized with the push of a button.
  • Enable fast and effortless trimming: with Fast Homing and Memory Position, the instrument can remember the optimal specimen position for your sectioning.
  • Produce high quality sections for IHC when using MULTICUT with the RM CoolClamp.

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HistoCore BIOCUT - Manual Rotary Microtome

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With Improved Ergonomics, Manual Microtomy Never Felt so Good

 

Do you desire high-speed AND comfort in your manual microtomy? If so, the HistoCore BIOCUT could be the perfect solution for you. The new generation of microtomes from Leica Biosystems is built upon our 145+ year heritage of market-leading microtome design. With new options such as the personalized coarse feed wheel and 2-in-1 blade holder, it ranks among the most ergonomically-friendly microtomes on the market.

  • Quickly and efficiently select the turn direction most comfortable for you with the Personalized Coarse Feed Wheel.
  • Shorten cleaning time from minutes to seconds with the Antistatic Waste Tray.
  • Switch between high and low-profile blades even faster without changing blade holders by using the 2-in-1 Blade Holder.

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Leica RM2125 RTS - The Essential Microtome

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Cut the high-quality sections that accurate diagnosis depends on.

The RM2125 RTS manual microtome has the essential features you need for safe, economic sectioning and optimized workflows.

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Leica RM CoolClamp - Improved workflow and uniform paraffin sections

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Forget time-consuming specimen re-cooling after trimming and start right away with section collection. The electrically cooled RM CoolClamp keeps blocks cold and enables histotechnicians to continuously cut uniform sections. The universal cassette clamp mounts easily to any HistoCore rotary microtome and maintains block temperature at 20°C below ambient temperature. With each block held at the ideal temperature, you’ll find it a breeze to cut high-quality sections for routine, special and IHC/ISH staining.

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Leica HI1210 Water bath for paraffin sections

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The Leica HI1210 is a water bath with a surface that provides high thermal conductivity rates.

Temperatures can be selected between ambient and 75°C.

The broad, oversized rim of the water bath allows convenient storage for microscope slides, and the rounded inner corners of the instrument allow it to be cleaned easily and efficiently.

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Leica SM2010 R Sliding Microtome

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With smooth movement of the sledge, precision specimen orientation, and emphasis on safety and ergonomics, the SM2010 R sliding microtome produces high-quality sections for human paraffin sectioning applications.

The stable sliding microtome has a totally enclosed micrometer feeding system with an ergonomically positioned object head close to the user. The smooth running sledge can be locked in 11 positions by using the easily accessible sledge brake.

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