Ultramicrotome

Ultramicrotomes

This modern Leica EM UC6 ultramicrotome and several classical Porter-Blum MT-2b ultramicrotomes are available for thin sectioning of plastic embedded, processed biological materials and polymers using glass knives made with a LKB Model 7800 knifemaker or diamond knives.

  • Ergonomic design
  • Illumination control
  • Touch-sensitive control unit
  • Motorized knife stage for precision cutting of biological and material samples

     Diamond knives for the Leica EM UC6

                       Leica EM UC6 ultramicrotome and Diamond Knife components. 

Acquisition of this equipment was supported by the National Science Foundation
under MRI-DBI-0520956.