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Leica CM1860 UV – Cryostat

Cryostat for Histopathology Laboratory Applications

In-surgery cancer diagnostics relies on reproducible section quality within minutes. The Leica CM1860  UV cryostat gives you the confidence to consistently produce quality sections that help provide an accurate diagnosis.

When working with a cryostat, safety is important. Therefore, the Leica CM1860  UV  cryostat comes with multiple safety features, including a certified UVC disinfection that efficiently reduces pathogen contamination, including SARS-CoV-2.

The Leica Premium blade holder helps to prevent cutting injures by minimizing direct contact with the blade.

  • Reduce risk of cutting injuries

A designated finger guard on the Leica Premium blade holder covers the blade when you’re not sectioning. The Leica Biosystems blade ejector and magnetic brush enable you to safely remove the blade from the blade holder without touching it.

  • Consistently produce quality sections

The Leica Biosystems precision microtome helps you to consistently produce quality sections. The microtome is encapsulated, thus providing for easy cleaning and maintenance.

Staying organized helps you staying focused on the sectioning job at hand. The Leica CM1860 UV cryostat provides you with designated storage shelves for samples, object holders, tools and an easily accessible ambient temperature storage on top of the instrument.

  • Ready for multiple users

The Leica CM1860 UV cryostat is designed to facilitate quick turnaround when used by multiple users. No need to adjust the instrument before starting your work.

Single function keys and easily readable LED displays provide all relevant functions literally at the “push of one button”. No need to scroll through multiple long menus.

Width (with handwheel): 730 mm (28.7 in)
Depth: 730 mm (28.7 in)
Height: 1140 mm (44.8 in)
Weight (including microtome, without specimen coding): Approx. 135 kg (298 lbs)
Section thickness selection: 1 – 100 µm
Total specimen feed: 25 mm
Vertical specimen stroke: 59 mm
Maximum specimen speed: 55 x 55 mm or 50 x 80mm