Features fast and stress-free production of high-quality cryostat sections. The Thermo Scientific HM 525 Cryostat is a semi-electronic cryostat with stepper motor advance that provides superior consistency and reliability of sectioning results. Ergonomic design provides all settings to be made outside the cryostat chamber.

Microtome Features

  • Stainless-steel microtome equipped with maintenance-free cross-roller bearings
  • Memory function provides quick, predefined advance of specimen to the knife edge
  • UV Option enables surface disinfection of harmful bacteria, viruses and spores. The 36W light is double the wattage typically available
  • Extra-wide (69.5mm) glass anti-roll plate for easy flattening and positioning of sections
  • Section thickness from 1 to 100µm
  • Trim section thicknesses from 5 to 500µm
  •  Motorized coarse feed
  •  Horizontal feed range of 28mm
  • Vertical cutting stroke of 60mm

Cryochamber Features

  • Peltier down to -60°C (-76°F) with four freezing stations (27 total freezing stations)
  • Cabinet temperature controlled down to -35°C (-31°F)
  • Liquid-crystal screen indicates set and actual temperature and other pertinent functions
  • Automatic 24-hour defrost with interrupt function
  • Removable heated window