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RMC MT-990 Motorized Precision Microtome
    RMC MT-990 Motorized Precision Microtome
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    • RMC MT-990 Motorized Precision Microtome

      SKU: MT-990
      Product Code: rmc-mt-990
      Vendor: RMC
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    Universal, Heavy Duty Microtome for a Wide Variety of Applications
    in Histopathology and Materials Research

    • With a Motorized programmable automatic trim, the Microtome MT-990 cuts paraffin, plastic, and hard specimens.
    • Optional cryoattachment permits sectioning from ambient temperature to -140C
    • Selectable cutting window

    Designed for:
    Atomic Force Microscopy
    Scanning Probe Microscopy
    Scanning Electron Microscopy
    Optical Microscopy

    Ideal for applications in:
    Forensic Science
    Quality Control
    Materials Research


    • Motorized programmable automatic trim
    • Cuts paraffin, plastic and hard specimens
    • Motorized cutting stroke may also be used manually
    • Motorized knife stage, 28mm maximum travel
    • Feed totalizer, selectable for either total feed in micrometers or total number of sections
    • Separate controller for hands-off operation

    Consisting of motorized microtome, control unit, 24 VDC power supply and section waste tray. Motorized cutting mechanism and feed system mounted on heavy base casting within an enclosed housing. Vertical specimen stroke on monobloc specimen. Carriage to eliminate backlash and chatter.


    • Section thickness range: 0.25 to 30 microns in 0.25mm increments
    • Vertical cutting stroke (manual or motorized) 64mm
    • Horizontal knife advance (motorized) 28mm
    • Cutting speed range 0.1 to 330mm/sec
    • Adjustable cutting zone
    • Accelerated return stroke
    • Automatic trimming in defined steps
    • Positive hand wheel locking with additional emergency electronic brake
    • Supplied complete with the following:
    • Separate touch panel control unit featuring:
    • Digital section counter
    • Digital feed totalizer in microns
    • Cutting mode control: Continuous cut, single stroke, intermittent cut
    • 4-channel memory for storing section thickness/cutting speed combinations
    • Fast coarse feed advance/reverse control
    • Step advance for electronic trimming
    • Section waste tray
    • Instruction manual


    Retraction:   50 -60microns

    Section Thickness Range:   0.25-30microns

    Automatic Trim:   Motorized, Programmable

    Maximum Feed:   Motorized Knife Stage, 28mm

    Section Counter:   Digital LED display of number of sections with reset button

    Feed Totalizer:   Digital LED display of feed in microns

    Stroke Motorized, 64mm (40mm with cryo)

    Cutting Speed Range:   1-330mm/sec

    Max. Specimen Size:   50 x 55mm

    Specimen Holders:

         Quick release cassette clamp

         Standard fixed jaw


         Specimen orientation mount (formerly arc segment mount) with universal holder for     round or flat plastic embedded specimens

    Knife Holders:
    Standard Type N for conventional steel knives
    Disposable (High or Low Profile) Type E                                                                                                  Glass                                                                                                                                                      Diamond

    Large Field Magnifier Accessory                                                                                                             Binocular Microscope Accessory                                                                                   Backlighting Accessory                                                                                                                 Foot Pedal

    Dimension:   H: 279mm x W: 273mm x L: 457mm                                                                                                                                                                                                            H: 11” x W: 10.75” x L:18”

    Weight 32kg (70lbs.)

    • Microtome: L: 475mm x W: 290mm x H: 290mm (24.5 kg.)
    • Control unit: L: 370mm x W: 210mm x H: 112mm (1.8 kg.)
    • Power supply: L: 255mm x W: 125mm x H: 70mm (1.5 kg.)
    • Power requirement: 100/120/220/240 Vac 50/60 Hz power input