CUT 5062 Microtome

Semi-automatic precision microtome


Standard unit for paraffin sections and research-, plastic- and industrial applications. The semiautomatic unit offers additional advantages against our manual microtomes whilst retaining all essential features of this series. The modular design allows custom-made assemblies from a broad range of accessories.


Features and Benefits:

  • Ergonomic design
  • Spacious, integrated section waste tray
  • Wide range of accessories
  • Intuitive control panel
  • Hand wheel lock in any position
  • Blade holder levers changeable (for left-handed users)
  • 2 operation modes (standard and rocking mode)
  • Motorized trimming up to 750 µm, programmable
  • Display of number of sections, section-sum and remaining travel distance
  • Tip function for precise sample advance
  • 2 specimen feed memory positions
  • Variable retraction
  • External control element (optional)
  • Second hand wheel brake (optional)


Section thickness Setting range0.5 µm to 100 µm
Section thickness selection0.5 to 2 µm in 0.5 µm-steps

2 to 20 µm in 1.0 µm-steps

20 to 50 µm in 2.0 µm-steps

50 to 100 µm in 5.0 µm-steps

Trimming thickness setting range0.5 – 2 μm in 0.5-μm steps

2 – 20 μm in 1.0-μm steps

20 – 50 μm in 2.0-μm steps

50 – 150 μm in 5.0-μm steps

160 – 750 μm in 10.0-μm steps

Horizontal specimen feed28 mm
Specimen feed memory2 positions
Vertical stroke72 mm
Coarse feedmotorized, [75/150/300/600] & 3.000 µm/s
Specimen retraction0 – 200 µm
Specimen orientation, horizontal
Specimen orientation, vertical
Specimen orientation, z-axis360°
Section counterStrokes / Distance [µm]
Dimensions [W x D x H]480 x 610 x 350 mm

incl. handwheel and waste tray

Weight [w/o accessories]33 kg
Electrical parameters100-240 V; 50-60 Hz

Pmax: 20 W


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