Microtome

SPECIFICATION

Model: Leica RM2235 and RM2135

Manufacturer: Leica

DESCRIPTION

The robust RM2235 and RM2135 offers numerous features that were not available in this class of microtome. It is designed for manual routine paraffin sectioning but can also be used for cutting harder materials. The RM2235 and RM2135 rotary microtome are perfectly suited for those who expect precision sectioning and appreciate the feel and extra measure of control during manual sectioning.

Technical Specifications
PropertiesRM2235 and RM2135
Storage temperature range+5oC to +50oC
Humidity <85% high scan speed up to 24,000 nm/min
Section thickness setting 1.0 - 60 µm (1 to 10 µm in 1 µm increments, 10 to 20 µm increments in 2 µm increments, 20 to 60 µm in 5 µm increments)
Horizontal specimen feedApproximate 30 mm / 1.18 inches
Vertical stroke70 mm / 2.76 inches
Maximum specimen size45 x 50 mm / 1.77 x 1.97 inches
Maximum sectioning area without retraction69 mm / 2.72 inches (without specimen orientation 1 µm)
Maximum sectioning area with retraction62 mm / 2.44 inches
Specimen orientation (optional)
Horizontal: ± 8o
Vertical: ± 8o
Rotatability: ± 90o
Repositioning of knife holder base
North-South: ± 25 mm
Specimen retraction: 200 µm (can be turned off manually)
Trimming thickness selection: 10 µm / 50 µm
Clamping lever : repositioning of 360

CONTACT

Person in charge: Zaidatul Nadia Binti Zainal

Lab location: 3-5-23C

Email address: Zaidatul.zainal@monash.edu

Contact number: +603-55161620