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Thin sections from 1 to 5 micrometers; ultrathin sections to about 50 nanometers.

Tables for the Zeiss objectives can be found here.

Tables for oil immersion types can be found here.


  • Multi-illumination of the pyramid and knife edge
  • Dual automatic advance system (stepping motor for 200-um specimen advance, stepping motor for 10-mm knife movement)
  • Control unit with cutting speed control, memory for five combinations of the advance cutting speed settings
  • Return speed and cutting window settings

For additional information about this piece of equipment, see the Calendars, Contacts, and Fees pages.

Primary Contacts
Secondary Contacts
Manufacturer Leica
Equipment Model Ultracut UCT
Location B650R
Phone Numbers (217) 265-5071