AFM-990 Cryo Universal, Precision Cryo Microtome

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Useful in a Wide Variety of Applications
in Forensic Science, Biology and Materials Research

  • With a Motorized programmable automatic trim, the Microtome MT-990 cuts plastic and hard specimens with ease.
  • CR-X cryoattachment permits sectioning from ambient temperature to -165C
  • Quickly remove cryo chamber to convert microtome to room temperature operation

Designed for:
Atomic Force Microscopy
Scanning Probe Microscopy
Scanning Electron Microscopy
Optical Microscopy

Ideal for applications in:
Forensic Science
Quality Control
Materials Research


  • Motorized programmable automatic trim
  • Cuts paraffin, plastic and hard specimens
  • Motorized cutting stroke may also be used manually
  • Motorized knife stage, 28 mm maximum travel
  • Feed totalizer, selectable for either total feed in micrometers or total number of sections
  • Separate controller for hands-off operation


Retraction: 50-60 microns
Section Thickness: 0.25-30 microns
Automatic Trim: Motorized, Programmable
Maximum Feed: Motorized Knife Stage, 28 mm
Section Counter: Digital LED display of number of sections with reset button
Feed Totalizer: Digital LED display of feed in microns
Stroke: 15 mm (manual or motorized)
Max. Specimen Size: 8 – 10 mm

supplied with
optional accessories

Dimensions: H 305mm (480 mm to top of stereomicroscope) x W 280 mm x L 480 mm
250 mm diameter 9 liter table-top LN2 Dewar

Weight: 32kg (70lbs)




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