Precision Motorized Microtome AFM-990


For Material Science Specimen Preparation

  • Motorized knife stage, 28 mm maximum travel
  • Separate controller for hands-off operation
  • Optional cryo- attachment permits sectioning from ambient temperature to -140° C
  • Motorized cutting stroke may be used manually or programmed for automatic trim
  • Feed totalizer, selectable for either total feed in microns or total number of sections
  • Prepare a flat sample face for surface probe or scanning microscopy or cut thin sections for transmission microscopy
  • Cut a variety of materials for a wide range of applications, including automotive, aerospace, coatings, and polymers

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

Ideal for applications in :
– Forensic Science
– Quality Control
– Materials Research

Retraction 50-60 microns
Models Available 0.25-30 microns
Automatic Trim Motorized, Programmable
Maximum Feed Motorized Knife Stage, 28 mm
Section Counter Digital LED display of number of sections with reset button
Feed Totalizer Digital LED display of feed in microns
Stroke Motorized or manual, 15mm
Cutting Speed Range 1-330 mm/sec
Max. Specimen Size 10 mm
Standard Microtome Package Type S Knife Holder for glass, diamond, and tungsten carbide knives
Stereomicroscope with illumination systems, mounted on fully adjustable microscope pod
Specimen holders compatible with most commercial AFMs
Arc segment mount with universal holder for round or flat
plastic embedded specimens
Specimen backlight
Foot pedal
Optional Accessories CRT-900 for low temperature sample prep to -140°C
Glass knife maker
Tungsten carbide knives
Diamond knives
Dimensions H: 279mm X W: 273mm X L: 457mm
H: 11” X W: 10.75” X L:18”
Weight 32kg (70lbs.)