Thermo Scientific™ Cryotome™ FSE Cryostats Available on GSA/VA Contract for Federal Government customers only.

Reduce turnaround time using rapid temperature response with the Thermo Scientific™ Cryotome™ FSE Cryostat. Produces high-quality sections with less fatigue. 

Manufacturer: Thermo Scientific™ A78900004

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Catalog No. A78900004


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    Reduce turnaround time using rapid temperature response with the Thermo Scientific™ Cryotome™ FSE Cryostat. This fifth-generation instrument is adapted for multiple users and samples, with built-in operator comfort, and a superior knife holder design that allows the user to easily obtain quickly identifiable frozen sections. It features a spacious, easy-to-use chamber.


    • Microtome located outside of the cryochamber, making it easier and quicker to clean
    • Blade holder moves laterally, eliminating the need to unclamp and re-clamp blade and maximizing blade usage
    • Section thickness adjusts from 1 to 20µm in 1µm increments and 20 to 60µm in 5µm increments

    Cryochamber Temperature Controls

    • Control chamber temperature from 0° to -35°C
    • Control cryobar temperature
    • Cool specimen rapidly to prevent freezing artifacts with cryobar refrigeration system that cools to -55°C
    • Cool from ambient to set temperature in as little as two hours

    Ergonomic/Safety Features

    • Disinfect cryochamber with automatic formalin fumigation cycle
    • Prevent injury while working around blade and specimen with positive-locking flywheel
    • Section a variety of tissue types by controlling the temperature of the specimen holder from 0° to 40°C, within ±10°C of chamber temperature

    Physical Specifications

    • Overall D x W x H: 293/8 x 273/4 x 491/4" (74.5 x 70.5 x 125cm max.)
    • For width with handle, add 5" (12.5cm)
    • Working height: 413/8" (105cm max.)
    • Weight: 2751/2 lb. (125kg)
    • Electrical requirements: 115V 60Hz


    X-Y orientation specimen head, Cryocassettes (various sizes and styles), Cryobar with Cryocassette identifier (six positions, six heat sink block positions, and plastic cover), Footrest (adjustable to three positions), Lockable heated window, Heat extractors (one each standard weight, half weight, and double weight), Specimen and tool storage shelves, Debris tray and brush, Touchscreen display, Service record book, Pack of four Cryobar cassette identification labels, Operator manual (specify language)

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