Leica RM2145 Microtome

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Leica RM2145 Microtome

The Leica RM2145 is a professional rotary microtome used for the precise sectioning of biological and medical samples. It features a high-quality, durable design with a robust, heavy-duty cast iron base and a precision-ground, stainless steel cutting edge. The microtome has a maximum sectioning thickness of 45 microns, and can be adjusted to provide a wide range of thicknesses for different samples and techniques. The cutting angle is also adjustable to optimize cutting quality for specific samples. The RM2145 also includes a variety of safety features, such as a blade holder lock and a blade guard, to ensure safe and efficient operation. Additionally, the microtome is equipped with a high-resolution digital readout display for easy and accurate adjustments.

Advanced features:

Simple changing of specimens. Single-handed quick release specimen clamping system

LED display of section thickness and section count

Fast and safe specimen orientation with anti-tilt function

STEP-trimming in increments of 5um, 15um, and 30um

Motorized coarse advance operated using a rocker button

Section thickness settings from 0.5 to 60um

Programmable specimen retraction

70 mm vertical stroke STEP-trimming in increments of 5 microns, 15 microns and 30 microns

Knife holder system with lateral displacement function

Visual-acoustical warning indicating remaining specimen feed

Maintenance-friendly design

Compliance with CE, UL, CSA, and VDE/GS requirements


Some of its key features and specifications include:

  • Maximum sectioning thickness of 45 microns, with the ability to adjust for a wide range of thicknesses
  • Cutting angle that can be adjusted to optimize cutting quality for specific samples
  • Robust, heavy-duty cast iron base for stability and durability
  • Precision-ground, stainless steel cutting edge for sharp and accurate cuts
  • High-resolution digital readout display for easy and accurate adjustments
  • Safety features such as a blade holder lock and a blade guard to ensure safe and efficient operation
  • Ergonomic design with easy-to-use controls
  • Compatible with a wide range of blades, including disposable and reusable blades.
  • Automatic retraction of the blade holder and blade guard for safe handling
  • Adjustable vertical and horizontal movement of the specimen holder
  • Automatic section thickness control and thickness measurement

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Additional information


Leica Biosystems





Dimensions (W x D x H)

Including Handwheel: 15"w x 22"d x 11"h (300x550x285mm) Without Handwheel: (370x550x285mm)


84 lbs (38 kg)

Power Requirements

100/120/230/240 V +/-10%, 50/60 Hz, 70 VA