Leica Cryostat CM3050S

Research cryostat, manufactured in 2013.
Sales price $15,750.00

Primarily designed for the needs of cryosectioning in biomedical, neuro-anatomical and pharmaceutical research. Offers reproducible, thin, serial sections of maximum quality.


  • Leica CM3050 S Configuration 120 V / 60 Hz With sectioning motor and with specimen temperature control with knife-holder CN
  • Freestanding, motorized open-top cryostat with independent specimen temperature control.
  • Spacious, easy-to-clean cryochamber with illumination.
  • Removable heated glass sliding window.
  • Cryochamber temperature setting down to -40 °C in 1°increments.
  • Permanently cooled (down to -45 °C) quick-freezeshelf for 10 specimen discs.
Dimensions (W x H x D)882 x 1040 x 766 mm
Weight (incl. microtome): approx. 180 kg
Temperature setting range: 0°C to -40°C
Maximum specimen size: 40 x 55 mm
Cutting speed: 0.1 mm/s to 170 mm/s; 0.1 mm/s to 100 mm/s
Vmax: 210 mm/s
Section thickness setting: 0.5 to 300 μm
Maximum specimen size: 40 mm x 55 mm
Horizontal specimen feed: 25 mm
Vertical specimen stroke: 59 mm
Specimen retraction: 50 pm
Specimen precision orientation: by 8° (x/y/z axis)
Trimming; 5 to 150 μm ± 0,5 μm in steps of 5, 10, 30, 50, 100 and 150 μm
Motorized coarse feed at two speeds: 500 μm/s and 1,000 μm/s
Cutting speed ranges: 0.1 mm/s to 170 mm/s, 0.1 mm/s to 100 mm/s, Vmax 210 mm/s
Temperature setting range: 0°C to -40°C
Defrosting: programmable 1 automatic defrost cycle/24 h duration; from 6 to 12 min; manual defrosting
Freezing shelf temperature: Approx. -43°C at an ambient temperature of 22°C
Temperature setting range: -10°C to -50°C (+/-3 K)
Power draw: 1800 VA

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