Leica RM2235 Manual Microtome

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Leica RM2235 Microtome

The Leica RM2235 microtome is a user-friendly, robust microtome that is designed for manual routine paraffin sectioning but can also be used for cutting harder materials. The Leica RM2235 microtome is perfectly suited for those who expect precision sectioning and appreciate the feel and extra measure of control during manual sectioning.

The Leica RM2235 microtome offers one-piece, protective housing that provides long product life. The compact base features a wrap-around, magnetized waste tray for space-saving convenience. The Leica RM2235 microtome has an ergonomically located coarse feed wheel for fatigue-free operation. The Leica RM2235 microtome has an extremely smooth-running hand wheel due to a patented user-adjustable force compensation system.

In the modern fast-paced laboratory working in comfort is not a luxury, it is a necessity. The RM2235 microtome provides comfortable functionality, enabling high levels of speed, precision, and efficiency.


Precision specimen orientation with zero-point reference

Compact, ergonomic overall design

User safety integrated into all aspects of the instrument

Ergonomically located coarse feed wheel for fatigue-free operation

Extremely smooth-running handwheel due to patented force compensation system

Two safety locking mechanisims on the handwheel

Precise knife holder lateral adjustment ensures that the entire width of the blade edge can be used

Single-handed operation specimen clamps

Universal knife holder base for different knife holders

Disposable blade with integrated safety finger protection guard

Spacious magnetized section waste tray

One-piece, easy-to-clean housing


Section thickness:

Setting range: 1 – 60 µm

Setting values:

from 1 -10 µm in 1 µm increments

from 10 – 20 µm in 2 µm increments

from 20 – 60 µm in 5 µm increments

Section thickness indication: viewing window

Coarse Feed: manual via coarse feed wheel

Trim settings: 10, 30 µm

Total horizontal specimen feed: approx. 30 mm

Vertical stroke: 70 mm

Specimen retraction: approx. 60 µm, can be deactivated

Maximum specimen size (W x D x H): 2″w x 2.6″d x 1.2″h (50 x 30 x 66 mm)

Specimen orientation: horizontal: 8°, vertical: 8°

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Dimensions (W x D x H)

16.26"w x 24.33" x 12"h (413x618x305 mm)


75 lbs (34 kg)

Power Requirements