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Research Microtomes

Research Rotary Microtomy Solutions

New Worlds Discovered - Research Reimagined

Built on 145+ years of market-leading microtomes, Leica Biosystems offers the next generation of microtomes specially designed for research and industry. The new portfolio of Research Microtomes facilitates faster trimming with new coarse feed wheel options allowing you to customize the direction of rotation. Broaden your research with a wide selection of blade and specimen holders enabling you to discover new breakthroughs in research for biomedical to industrial applications.

Choose the research rotary microtome that lets you get the best possible section from every block.


Select the advanced HistoCore BIOCUT R for precise and economical sectioning.



HistoCore MULTICUT R for the feel of manual hand wheel operation with the consistency of motorized feed.


Fully automated

HistoCore AUTOCUT R for fast, accurate and fatigue-free sectioning and HistoCore NANOCUT R for semi-thin sectioning and 3D Reconstruction.


HistoCore BIOCUT R

Manual Rotary Microtome

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Semi-Automated Rotary Microtome

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Automated Rotary Microtome

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Automated Rotary Microtome

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Leica RM CoolClamp

Cools your specimens, improves workflow and helps creating uniform paraffin sections

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Complement your microtome with optional accessories

Click here to find out how the Leica RM CoolClamp cools specimens and improves quality.

Create a complete solution with matching consumables

Select from a range of blades, knives, oils and slides. Order now at our online shop.

Improve your knowledge and skills

Visit Knowledge Pathway for Microtomy webinars, educational articles and discussion.