Leica CM1950 Cryostat


This instrument seamlessly merges efficiency with organization, boasting a vast freezing stage, tool trays, and accessible storage for streamlined workflows. Its CryoZone system ensures uniform cooling, while LED illumination enhances specimen visibility. The Cryostat’s CE blade holder and ergonomic design assure reproducible section quality, and the CryoZone™ system maintains optimal temperatures. Prepare for precision with recommended cooling times. Adaptable to various labs, the CM1950 Cryostat empowers customization, all within a spacious cryo-cabinet that harmonizes tool organization.

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Leica CM1950 Cryostat

Efficiency Amplified: Organized Workspace and Streamlined Sectioning

In the dynamic world of scientific endeavor, efficiency reigns supreme, and the Leica CM1950 Cryostat takes this ethos to heart. Elevating your sectioning experience, it embraces a large freezing stage replete with numbered positions. Additional tool trays and a capacious, easily accessible storage area grace the instrument’s summit, ensuring that organization becomes your steadfast companion, allowing you to focus intently on the task at hand – impeccable sectioning.

Precision Envisioned: Unveiling the CryoZone System

Quality is the cornerstone of scientific pursuit, and the CM1950 Cryostat steadfastly upholds this principle. Through a CE blade holder designed for both high- and low-profile disposable blades, it guarantees a substantial clamping surface, lending support to reproducible section quality. The revolutionary CryoZone system envelops your specimens and blade in a cocoon of uniformly cool air, casting aside the specter of uneven temperature distribution. Illuminated by bright, glare-free LED illumination, your specimens emerge from the shadows, allowing you to maintain a sharp focus during sectioning.

The CryoZone™ System: A Symphony of Precision and Coolness

The innovative CryoZone™ system forms the heart of the Leica CM1950 Cryostat, ensuring that a continuous stream of cold air cascades over the critical corners of the cryo-chamber. The flow of icy air from the evaporator directly onto the blade and knife holder safeguards the maintenance of the desired temperature, delivering a realm where precision meets cool calculation. A uniform temperature envelops the knife/blade holder and anti-roll guide, imbuing sections with enhanced quality through minimized stretching and curling.

Optimum Cutting Environment: Preparation is Paramount

Optimum conditions are the lodestar of excellence, and the Leica CM1950 Cryostat sets the stage for perfection through meticulous preparation. To embrace the pinnacle of cutting environments, a recommended cooling duration of at least 5 hours from ambient to -25 °C or 8 hours from ambient to -35 °C prior to usage is prescribed. Every accessory, from blade or knife holder to cutting tools and brushes, ought to be pre-cooled, ensuring the precision you seek.

Versatility in Action: Adapting to Your Lab’s Needs

The Leica CM1950 Cryostat is not a mere instrument; it’s a manifestation of versatility. Catering to the diverse demands of laboratories with an array of specimens and needs, it unveils a host of options. Commence with the standard version and ascend to personalization, sculpting an instrument that resonates with your lab’s requirements. Bound by an unwavering commitment to facilitating an efficient workflow, every Leica CM1950 Cryostat comes ensconced in a spacious cryo-cabinet, a haven for managing multiple specimens, tools, freezing media, and glass slides. As you navigate your journey of scientific exploration, let the CM1950 Cryostat be your reliable companion, carving a path toward unrivaled precision and organization.

Additional information






Dimensions (W x D x H)

33" x 32" x 48"


375 lbs



Operator Manual

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