PowerTome X Ultramicrotome

MicrotomeThe Boeckeler Instruments PowerTome X Ultramicrotome is equipped with a CR-X cryosectioning system, allowing for sectioning under cryogenic or room temperature conditions. Using a diamond knife, slices as thin as 50 nm can be cut without too much difficulty. The microtome has the capability to automatically cut 20-5000 nm slices at a cutting speed of 0.1 – 50 mm/sec. In addition to a diamond knife, glass knives are available for room temperature slicing.

Equipment location:
The Polymer Characterization Laboratory
Buehler Hall, room 562
Contact information:
The Polymer Characterization Laboratory
Phone: (865) 974-2087