Leica CM1860 Cryostat


This instrument is a game-changer, redefining the landscape with its seamless fusion of a compact design, high-precision temperature control, and intuitive user interface. Crafted to propel your research, the CM1860 ensures the production of high-quality cryosections while minimizing tissue distortion, coupled with the efficiency of rapid sectioning. Its versatility shines through various research applications, from intricate brain studies to the exploration of complex tissues. Unleash automation, navigate with ergonomic finesse, and orchestrate operations with a color touch screen that transforms user interaction.


Elevate Precision: Introducing the Leica CM1860 Cryostat

Unveil a new realm of precision and efficiency in your cryosectioning and histology endeavors with the Leica CM1860 Cryostat. This high-performance instrument is designed to redefine the standards of cryosectioning, offering a compact footprint, unparalleled temperature control, and an intuitive user interface. The CM1860 seamlessly balances cutting-edge technology with ease of operation, making it the ultimate solution for various research applications, including the intricate study of the brain, spinal cord, and complex tissues.

Precision at Every Layer: Unveiling the CM1860’s Potential

The Leica CM1860 Cryostat is not merely a machine; it’s a manifestation of precision. With a commitment to producing high-quality cryosections with minimal tissue distortion, this instrument sets the stage for immaculate research outcomes. Its powerful motor and high-performance cooling system propel the process, ensuring that each section is as precise as it is efficient. This remarkable capability makes the CM1860 a trusted companion for researchers aiming to decipher the intricacies of tissues with accuracy.

Unleash Specifications: Mastering Precision with CM1860

Delve into the realm of specifications that fuel precision. The CM1860 Cryostat boasts a temperature range of -20°C to -40°C, backed by an accuracy of ±0.1°C. Its cutting thickness range spans from 1 to 100 µm, with a cutting speed range of 0.5 to 25 mm/s. Its dimensions of 73 x 74 x 130 cm encapsulate its efficiency, while its weight of approximately 200 kg marries robustness with convenience. Powered by a 230 VAC, 50/60 Hz, single-phase supply, the CM1860 is engineered for seamless integration into your laboratory’s ecosystem.

A Symphony of Automation: Innovations that Transcend

The CM1860 Cryostat isn’t just about precision; it’s about ease. Embrace the power of automation with features like automatic cutting angle correction, specimen holder retraction, and knife return to the starting position. The cryostat is intelligently designed to conserve energy, with an automatic cooling system shut-off when not in use. Navigating the realm of cryosectioning is effortlessly guided by a vibrant color touchscreen interface, ensuring both experienced and novice users can harness its potential with finesse.

Compact Excellence: Integrating Seamlessly

The CM1860 Cryostat isn’t just efficient; it’s ergonomic. Its compact design ensures that it effortlessly fits atop most cryostats, streamlining workflows during frozen sectioning. The ergonomic controls of this instrument are poised to reduce operator fatigue, amplifying the efficiency of your lab operations. This symbiotic design ensures that the pursuit of scientific excellence aligns seamlessly with operator comfort, resulting in a productive and satisfying research experience. As a harmonious addition to your lab, the CM1860 empowers researchers to uncover insights with unmatched precision and ease.

Transforming Research: Precision Meets Innovation

The Leica CM1860 Cryostat isn’t just a cryostat; it’s a catalyst for transformation. As each tissue section emerges flawlessly, a new chapter in your research journey begins. Witness your findings evolve from mere data to intricate insights, all thanks to the Leica CM1860’s precision and innovation. In a world where precision reigns supreme, the CM1860 Cryostat becomes your beacon of excellence.

Additional information




CM 1860 UV

Dimensions (W x D x H)

28.7 x 28.7 x 44.8 in


298 lbs



Operator Manual