PTXL PowerTomes

For the preparation of thin sections for electron microscopy the RMC line of ultramicrotomes has the longest pedigree in the industry.


  • Auto thick/thin sectioning from 5-4999nm with 4 memory storage channels
  • Compact two piece design with advanced antivibration system
  • Separate control unit for maximum flexibility and ease of use
  • Built-in hand rests
  • Modern one piece laminated cover
  • PowerTome, high stability, zero backlash, cutting arm drive system
  • High precision micrometer knife stage
  • Ergonomic stereomicroscope system with constant radial focus eucentric tilt control
  • Supplied complete with the following:
  • Specimen orientation mount (formerly arc segment mount)
  • Stemi 2000 stereomicroscope 7.7:1 zoom range, 6.5X to 50X magnification with 10X WF (23mm) eyepieces
  • Self locking Positrac(TM) knife stage
  • Electronic stepping control for automatic specimen advance/return. Step size is
    determined by the Section Thickness setting, from 5nm to 10μm.
  • One universal transilluminated specimen holder with wrench
  • One 7mm flat specimen transilluminated holder
  • Four Types of LED illumination are provided. All are independently adjustable.
    1. Overhead bright diffuse LED Illumination
    2. Backlighting for careful approach of the knife to the specimen
    3. Transillumination through the specimen holder for viewing details of the specimen within the block
    4. Spot illumination by a versatile, flexible LED for viewing details of the knife edge or block face while trimming
  • Glass knife support
  • Wooden accessory box
  • Trimming block and post
  • Stereomicroscope mounted breath shield
  • Stage mounted air draft shield
  • Control unit
  • Power cord
  • Interconnect cables
  • Dust cover
  • Spare lamps & fuses
  • Instruction manual
  • Wrenches


  • 100/120/220/240 Vac 50/60 Hz power input
  • Shipping Dimensions: One pallet base, tri-wall crate, 840mm x 560mm x 635mm plus one accessory carton, 610mm x 610mm x 610mm
  • Net Weight: 33 kg (72 lbs.) Gross Weight: 74 kg (164 lbs)


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