Leica CM3000 Cryostat

Leica CM3000 Cryostat

  • Motorized flywheel
  • Motorized specimen advance and retract
  • Dual temperature control for the cabinet and the specimen
  • Adjustable cutting window
  • Modular design

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The Leica CM 3000 cryostat is a remarkably versatile cryosectioning system. Designed to meet a broad range of individual customer sectioning requirements, the CM 3000 is a truly modular cryostat model.

The Leica CM 3000 system features a motorized flywheel, as well as a motorized specimen advance and retract capability. A dual temperature control for the cabinet and the specimen, and adjustable cutting window are also some features that make the CM3000‘s versatility.

Operation of the CM3000 is made smooth and easy with its modular design and programmable trimming. Highly sophisticated standard electronics engineering are also priorities in the construction of this Leica cryostat.

Along with a 2045'C stainless steel rotary microtome, the Leica CM3000 offers a sectioning thickness of 0.5-60 microns and specimen temperature control down to -55'C. Research grade, open top cooling is possible via two separate refrigeration systems in the CM3000 system with specimen cooling. Additionally, three sectioning modes are available in the system.

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Leica CM3000 Cryostat Specifications

Antiroll DeviceYes
Power Needed, VAC100/120/208/230
Hz (Operating)50/60
Microtome TypeRotary
Knife Protection (Refrigerated Chamber)Yes
Displays (Staining Posts)Actual and preset temperatures, time, motor speed, retract, defrost time, home/stop, E-stop
Dimensions of Display (H x W x D)104 x 88 x 77 (cm)
Weight of Display180 kg (397 lb)
CoolingCooling compressor (1 or 2)
Temperature (Refrigerated Chamber)0 to -40 deg C
LightingFluorescent lamp
Cutting Thickness0.5 µm
Increments (Refrigerated Chamber)2-60/1,60-210/5, 0.5-2/0.5 (µm)
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