MT990: Rotary Microtome

For automated sectioning, the MT990 rotary microtome features a motorised, programmable, automatic trim providing a reproducible, consistent cutting speed. With an accelerated return stroke and adjustable cutting zone, the MT990 effortlessly cuts paraffin, plastic, and hard specimens. The advantages of the motor drive can also be used to reduce the strain of repetitive, high output histology sectioning. Included with a separate controller for hands-off operation of the motorised cutting stroke, the MT990 may also be used manually.


RMC Boeckeler

Boeckeler Instruments engineers sample preparation equipment for nanoscale research, under the RMC Boeckeler product line. Their solutions are employed in both life sciences and materials research, with special emphasis in sample preparation for 3D electron microscopy.

Key Features

  • Tactile control unit: Digital feed totaliser, selectable for either total feed in microns or total number of sections
  • Cutting mode control with continuous cut, single stroke and intermittent cut
  • 4-channel memory for storing section thickness/cutting speed combinations
  • Fast coarse feed advance/reverse control
  • Step advance for electronic trimming
  • Foot pedal for hands-off control of cut and trim functions
  • Optional binocular microscope accessory with backlighting accessory
  • Optional cryo attachment (CR1000) permits sectioning from +40°C to -160°C


Technical Specifications

Service Support

Comprehensive repairs and servicing

Annual Support Programs

Your metrology instrumentation is a major investment that is critical to your business operation and success. In today’s competitive climate, it is more important than ever to extend the functionality and peak performance of your metrology equipment years beyond the expiration of your factory warranty. CN Tech’s Support Programs will help ensure that your investment is protected, and that you and your instrument’s are always operating at peak performance.

With over 20 years’ experience servicing and repairing you can be assured that your system is in safe hands. The independent services we offer include system relocation, maintenance visits, parts and consumables, and break down interventions.

CN Tech’s Support Programs are an economical way to guarantee optimal working condition:

  • Annual Preventive Maintenance
  • Priority Technical Assistance
  • Preferred Parts Availability
  • On-Site User Training
  • Remote Diagnostics
  • No surprise repair expense and much more!

Support Contact Example

An example of our service and support contracts are shown below:


Metrology & Instrumentation Annual Support Programs 2022/23

CN Tech's Support Programs will help ensure that your investment is protected, and that you and your instrument’s are always operating at peak performance.

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