Leica CM1900 Research Cryostat


With section thickness settings from 1 to 60 µm, double compressor cooling systems, and versatile features, the Leica CM1900 Research Cryostat empowers your lab with precision, efficiency, and exceptional diagnostics. Its ergonomic design features an intelligently positioned handwheel and a user-friendly control panel for seamless operation. Swift specimen temperature control enhances productivity, while the high-precision microtome encased in a contamination-protecting housing ensures reliability. The active cool quick freeze shelf and specimen cooling feature enable rapid freezing and sectioning of diverse specimens, including fatty ones.


Leica CM1900 Research Cryostat

Unveil Enhanced Diagnostics and Efficiency

Introducing the Leica CM1900 Research Cryostat, a pinnacle of rapid sectioning technology tailored for advanced routine diagnostics in histology and clinical histopathology. Crafted for precision and safety, this cryostat boasts a range of features that elevate your laboratory’s capabilities.

Engineered for Precision: Ergonomic Excellence

The Leica CM1900 embraces ergonomic innovation with an intelligently positioned handwheel that ensures fluid movement and secure locking. The functional control panel, adorned with self-explanatory single-function keys and easily readable LEDs, minimizes operational errors. The motorized coarse advance, conveniently located in the armrest, further simplifies operation.

Rapid Sectioning, Enhanced Productivity

Accelerate your laboratory’s productivity with the Leica CM1900’s swift specimen temperature control, enabling rapid and efficient sectioning of diverse specimens. This capability optimizes workflow, contributing to enhanced clinic productivity and efficient diagnostics.

Comprehensive Functionality for Exceptional Results

Engage in a seamless workflow as the Leica CM1900 Research Cryostat takes your results to the next level.

Beyond its high-precision microtome and contamination-protecting housing, the cryostat boasts a quick freeze shelf designed for swift freezing, complemented by the expansive open-top cryochamber that caters to easy accessibility and generous specimen storage. With these features harmoniously integrated, your pursuit of exceptional results is not only facilitated but elevated to a realm of precision and efficiency.

Active Cooling and Versatility at Your Fingertips

Unveil the full potential of your sectioning tasks with the Leica CM1900 Research Cryostat’s active cooling prowess.

With a rapid freeze shelf that reaches -45°C, it effortlessly preserves the integrity of up to ten specimen discs through swift freezing. The cryostat’s stainless steel high-precision microtome is thoughtfully designed for easy cleaning and disinfection, ensuring a hygienic environment for your operations. Delve deeper into versatility with the cryostat’s exceptional specimen cooling feature, enabling the maintenance of colder temperatures, an invaluable advantage when sectioning fatty specimens with precision and confidence.

Precision Meets Performance: Features at a Glance

Experience precision with section thickness settings ranging from 1 to 60 µm. Benefit from two separate cooling systems (double compressor) that ensure optimal cryochamber and specimen temperature.

The cryochamber can reach temperatures as low as -35°C, while separate specimen temperature can plummet to -50°C. The automatic hot gas defrosting system adds convenience to your workflow. The optional specimen orientation feature provides additional versatility.

Elevate Your Laboratory

With the Leica CM1900 Research Cryostat, a fusion of cutting-edge technology, ergonomic design, and unparalleled functionality, your laboratory embarks on a journey of enhanced precision, efficient diagnostics, and amplified capabilities.

Additional information






Dimensions (W x D x H)

35.04" × 28.74" × 47.24"


375 lbs



Operator Manual

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