Cryo Ultramicrotome.


The Leica EM UC7 Ultramicrotome eqipped with the FC7 cryo-chamber attachment gives users the ability to collect either ultra-thin room temperature or cryo-sections for observation using electron, light, or atomic force microscopy.


  • Cutting speed of 0.05 to 100 mm/sec
  • Knife block 360° rotatable, graduation +/- 30°
  • Motorized knife stage
  • Auto-trim functionality
  • Built-in intensity control for EM CRION ionizer
  • Magnification of 9.6x to 77x
  • Standard feed range from 1 nm to 15,000 nm in steps of 1 nm for automatic ultra- or semi-thin sectioning
  • HD1080A Microscope Camera
  • FC7 cryo-attachment temperature range: -15°C to -185°C
  • FC7 heated chamber walls to prevent ice formation

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Location: Supple 171
Manager: Dr. Casey Smith,
Model: Leica EM UC7 with EM FC7 attachment