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Leica CM1520 - Value-priced cryostat for routine histology and Mohs surgery

The Leica CM1520 is the best-value cryostat available for cryosectioning including critical applications such as Mohs surgery.

The Leica CM1520 delivers high-quality sections the fast, simple and efficient way. Time is crucial when sectioning frozen specimens. An actively cooled quick freezing shelf with defrost function and a powerful refrigeration system are provided to get rapid results.

In a minimum of time, the specimen can be clamped and oriented with the easy-to-use orientation system.

With the Leica CM1520 you have everything to obtain high quality sections without paying for the features that you do not need.

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Specs

General

Width (with handwheel): 730 mm (28.7 in)
Depth: 25 kg or 27 kg
Height: 1140 mm (44.8 in)
Weight (including microtome, without specimen coding): Approx. 135 kg (298 lbs)
Section thickness selection: 2 - 60 µm
Total specimen feed: 25 mm
Vertical specimen stroke: 59 mm
Maximum specimen speed: 55 x 55 mm or 50 x 80mm

Features

Product Features

Less maintenance – more consistent sections

It's easy to consistently create high-quality sections with the Leica CM1520s precise microtome and stepper motor control. The microtome is completely encapsulated, saving valuable time with maintenance-free reliability.

Less maintenance - more consistent sections
The well organized work space

The well organized work space

Create the ideal work environment you've always wanted. The flexible and efficient Leica CM1520 workspace includes a new object plate holder, a movable shelf and designated slide slots and tool storage areas on top of the instrument.

Easy to learn

Self-explanatory, intuitive, direct controls allow anyone to start working right away without long hours of training. No need to scroll through multiple long menu options. Save time by directly setting the function you need.

Easy to learn
Easy cleaning

Easy cleaning

The flat surfaces and easily accessible corners in the cryochamber make it extremely easy to clean the cryostat in between sections and at the end of each day, saving your time for more important work.

Fast orientation

The object head orientation, with zero-position centering, enables the specimen to be approached from the desired angle. Its easy handling helps you accomplish your work before deadlines are due.

Fast orientation

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Documents

Documents

Acceptance and Specifications

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Application Notes

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Brochures

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Certificates

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Material Safety Data Sheets

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User Manuals/IFUs

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Configurations

Configurations

Choose your option below, and then use the Contact Us link above to submit a quote request for your selection

Leica CM1520 Configuration US 1 (price on request) (149491520u1)

  • Freestanding cryostat with encapsulated, splash-proof microtome.
  • Spacious, stainless-steel cryochamber with antiglare illumination.
  • Easy to clean and disinfect.
  • Heated, removable sliding window.
  • Stable, self-contained cryocabinet on casters.
  • Handwheel manually lockable in two positions.

Leica Premium CM1520 - Mohs (price on request) (149491520US)

  • Freestanding cryostat with encapsulated, splash-proof microtome.
  • Spacious, stainless-steel cryochamber with antiglare illumination.
  • Easy to clean and disinfect.
  • Heated, removable sliding window.
  • Stable, self-contained cryocabinet on casters.
  • Handwheel manually lockable in two positions.

Consumables

Disposable Blades

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14021626379 Disposable blades TC-65 1Package=5Blades
14035838926 High-profile disposable blades 818(1x50)
14035838383 High-profile disposable blades818(10x50)
14035838925 Low-profile disposable blades 819 (1x50)
14035838382 Low-profile disposable blades 819(10x50)
14035843488 Low-profile disp.blades DB80LS (1x50)
14035843489 Low-profile disp.blades DB80LS (10x50)
14035843498 Low-profile disp.blades DB80LS (1x10)
14035843490 High-profile disp.blades DB80HS (1x50)
14035843491 Hig-profile disp.blades DB80HS (10x50)
14035843499 High-profile disp.blades DB80HS (1x10)
14035843496 Low-profile disp.blades DB80LX (1x50)
14035843497 Low-profile disp.blades DB80LX (10x50)
14035843502 Low profile disp.blades DB80LX (1x10)

Reusable Knives

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Material with code "14021607130" is discontinued
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14021607100 Knife, 16 cm long, profile c steel assy
14021604206 Knife 16 cm c TC assy
14021607132 Knife, 16 cm long, profile d steel assy
14021604813 Knife 16 cm d TC, assy
14021311140 Knife Case- small
14021311141 Knife Case large

Dr.Peters Cryoembedding systems

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14020139115 Cryoembed.system cpl.set
14020139116 Embed. well bar set 18 mm
14020139117 Embed. well bar set 24 mm
14020139118 Embed. well bar set 30 mm
14020139119 Freez.griddle/block elev.
14020139120 Embedding well bar 4x18mm
14020139121 Embedding well bar 4x24mm
14020139122 Embedding well bar 3x30mm
14020139123 Spec. stage square 28 mm
14020139124 Spec. stage square 36 mm
14020139125 Ovewr-disc heat extractor
14020139126 Bin for discs
14020139127 Dispensing slides 8 pcs.

Knife/Blade holders and Knife holder base

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14049147875 Knife holder base, Universal, assy.
14047742358 Knife holder CN, assy.
14049148023 Premium blade holder, assy.
14049147873 Standard blade holder, Universal, assy.
14041933992 Blade holder CE
14049148004 Pressure plate 22°, Universal
14049147874 Blade holder CE-TC, assy.
14080037740 Anti-static kit high-pr.
14080037739 Anti-static kit low-prof.
14041919426 Knife support
14041919427 Knife support

Other Consumables

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14041935693 Anti-roll guide, assy. 70mm, tilting
14041933980 Anti-Roll Plate, Assy. 70mm 100µm
14041937258 Anti-roll plate, assy. 70mm 50µm
14041937260 Anti-roll plate, assy. 70mm 150µm
14041933981 Anti-roll plate,assy. glass 50mm
14047742497 Glass Insert 70 mm pol.
14041933816 Anti-roll plate, glass 50mm
14020108926 Tissue freezing medium, 125 ml
14033606100 Cryostat oil type Isoflex PDP 38, 250ml
14034040859 Safety gloves size S
14034029011 Safety gloves size M
14047140422 Lamp UVC fluorescent 230V

Parts/Accessories

Accessories

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14047743247 O-ring blue (10pcs)
14047743248 O-ring red (10pcs)
14047743249 O-ring blue (10pcs)
14047743250 O-ring red (10pcs)
14047743251 O-ring blue (10pcs)
14047743252 O-ring red (10pcs)
14043643463 Tool kit CM..
14071240150 Easy Dip staining cnt. wt 64mmx76mmx92mm
14071240151 Easy Dip staining cnt. pk 64mmx76mmx92mm
14071240152 Easy Dip staining cnt.grn 64mmx76mmx92mm
14071240153 Easy Dip staining cnt. yl 64mmx76mmx92mm
14071240154 Easy Dip staining cnt. bl 64mmx76mmx92mm
14071240161 Easy Dip Stain. rack gray 60mmx64mmx97mm
14047740387 Finger rest, assy.
14037008636 Specimen Disc, Assembly
14041619275 Specimen disc, 25mm
14037008587 Specimen disc, 30mm
14037008637 Specimen disc, 40mm
14041926491 Specimen disc, 55mm
14041926750 Specimen stage
14047130792 Heat extractor, assy.
14047130793 Parking station
14044326836 Heat extractor
14049147787 Transfer block for specimen discs, small
14049147786 Transfer block for specimen discs, large
14039818542 Thermal block
14043626747 Miles adapter
14049146750 Shelf, movable

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