UCT Ultramicrotome (Leica)

Description: The Ultracut-T (UCT) ultramicrotome is suitable for cutting a wide range of materials at the room temperature.

Key features:

  • Automatic feed in 1nm increments from 1 to 100 nm
  • Variable cutting speed: 0.05 to 100 mm per second
  • Knife holder: glass or diamond knives; rotation +/- 30o; tilt 1-15o
  • Sample: 360o rotation, +/- 25o¬†tilt
  • Illumination: Bright/dark field, sample backlight

Rates: Internal Academia rate: $40/hour; External Academia rate: $55/hour; Industry rate: $80/hour