PTPC PowerTome Ultramicrotomes

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A PC controlled ultramicrotome supplied complete with all-in-one slim design computer, with integrated “Touch Screen” control monitor, wireless mouse & keyboard, interconnect cables & accessories. All control functions are activated by touching the control monitor screen, or by mouse, or by using the digital controller. Color monitor displays bright, user friendly, control icons logically & clearly located around central video image display panel.

Featuring:

  • PowerTome, high stability, zero back-lash, cutting arm drive system
  • High precision, manually operated, knife stage
  • Ergonomic photo stereomicroscope system with constant radial focus, eucentric tilt control adjustment & unique “Scan and Tilt” control.
  • Numeric & digital displays of number of sections cut, total specimen feed advanced, section thickness, cutting speed and specimen feed remaining
  • Built-in hand rests for maximum comfort when specimen trimming and collecting sections
  • 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
  • Cutting zone set by unique Visutrac™ control that can be adjusted at any time. Cutting zone can also be set by positioning specimen & touching upper & lower cutting zone icons on the touchscreen or the control buttons on the tactile controller.
  • Electronic stepping control for automatic specimen advance/return. Step size is determined by the Section Thickness setting, from 5nm to 15μm.
  • Built-in report generator & data base with specimen parameter recall mode.
  • Five memory channels to store frequently used cutting and trimming parameters
  • Built-in diagnostic & set-up routines
  • Help menu
  • HD video package with photo stereozoom microscope, c-mount & camera factory installed
  • Skype internet software factory installed with tech support contacts included

PTPC Ultramicrotome supplied complete with the following:

All-in-one without video, slim design, compact computer system, with the following, or similar specifications:

2.4 GHz 64 bit dual core or similar processor
20″ or similar touchscreen HD LCD display
4GB RAM
6 USB ports
Slim tray optical DVD burner
500GB hard drive
Wireless keyboard & mouse
Windows operating system

  • Separate tactile control unit with digital displays of cutting speed, section thickness, number of sections cut & specimen advance
  • Specimen orientation mount (formerly arc segment mount)
  • Stemi 2000 stereomicroscope with 7.7:1 zoom range, 6.5X to 50X magnification with 10X wide field (23mm) eyepieces
  • Self-locking Positrac™ lower knife stage
  • Upper knife stage with 360° rotation and knife clearance angle adjustment from -2° to +15°.
    Accepts glass knives up to 12mm wide, triangular tungsten carbide knives and any commercial brand of diamond knife
  • One universal transilluminating specimen holder with wrench
  • One 7mm flat specimen block transilluminating holder LED back-lighting and specimen transillumination/spotlight with brightness controls
  • Glass knife support
  • Wooden accessory box
  • Trimming block and post
  • Microscope mounted breath shield
  • Knife stage mounted air draft shield
  • Dual foot switch control for switching from trim to cut or semi-thin to ultra-thin sectioning
  • Power cord
  • Interconnect cables
  • Wrenches
  • Dust cover
  • Spare lamps and fuses
  • Instruction manual

Specifications:

Auto thin sectioning from 1nm
Auto thick sectioning to 15µm
Cutting speed range from 0.1 – 100mm/sec
Specimen auto feed 200µm
Variable return speed over entire cutting speed range
High precision manually operated knife stage with 30mm lateral and 12mm forward motion
100/120/220/240 VAC 50/60Hz power input
Shipping dimensions: One pallet base, tri-wall crate,
840x560x635mm, and one accessory carton 610 x 610 x 610mm
Net weight: 33kg Gross weight: 74kg

Hybrid-Control package with video, slim design, compact computer system, with the following, or similar specifications:

  • 21.5 inch full HD touchscreen controller/monitor
  • 3.3 GHz processor
  • 4GB RAM
  • 6 USB ports
  • Slim tray optical DVD burner
  • 1TB hard drive
  • Wireless keyboard & mouse
  • Windows operating system
  • Separate tactile control unit with digital displays of cutting speed, section thickness, number of sections cut & specimen advance
  • Specimen orientation mount (formerly arc segment mount)
  • Stemi-2000CS photo stereomicroscope with 50/50% beam splitter, 7.7:1 zoom range, 6.5X to 50X magnification with 10X wide field (23mm) eyepieces
  • 1.3 Megapixel USB color camera
  • Self-locking Positrac™ lower knife stage
  • Upper knife stage with 360° rotation and knife clearance angle adjustment from -2° to +15°.
    Accepts glass knives up to 12mm wide, triangular tungsten carbide knives and any commercial brand of diamond knife
  • LED back-lighting and specimen transillumination/spotlight with brightness controls
  • Power cord
  • Interconnect cables
  • Wrenches
  • Dust cover
  • Spare lamps and fuses
  • Instruction manual

Specifications:

Auto thin sectioning from 1nm
Auto thick sectioning to 15µm
Cutting speed range from 0.1 – 100mm/sec
Specimen auto feed 200µm
Variable return speed over entire cutting speed range
High precision manually operated knife stage with 30mm lateral and 12mm forward motion
100/120/220/240 VAC 50/60Hz power input
Shipping dimensions: One pallet base, tri-wall crate,
840x560x635mm, and one accessory carton 610 x 610 x 610mm
Net weight: 33kg Gross weight: 74kg

 Material Science Publications

Bioscience Publications

Papers and Articles Mentioning the PT-PC

January 24, 2017Journal of Applied Polymer Sciences, Multifunctional Cu2+-montmorillonite/epoxy resin nanocomposites with antibacterial activity (Bartolozzi, Alessandra et al.) Description: Multifunctional nanocomposites can be achieved by addition of modified layered nanoclays to impart to the final materials a designed set of properties. http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/app.44733/full

 

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