31st International Colloquium Plastics Technology, 7-8 September 2022, RWTH Aachen

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Technical Data and Information: 


  • Section thickness ranging from 1 to 1,000 μm, adjustable in 1 μm intervals
  • Sectioning speed ranging from 1 to 125 mm/s, continuously adjustable
  • Vertical knife stroke distance: 60 mm
  • Knife retraction: freely adjustable from 0 to 1,000 µm
  • Knife clearance angle adjustment freely configurable from 0° to -25°
  • Knife declination freely configurable in both ways from 90° to 135°
  • Freely configurable collision protection level
  • Trimming function for fast trimming of samples with free configurable trim values
  • Individual sectioning window with freely programmable front and rear starting and finishing points
  • Manual knife movement via touchscreen or electronic handwheel


  • Maximum sample size (incl. clamping device): 120 x 120 x 60 mm
  • Sample orientation: rotatable 360° and inclinable ± 5° on the x-/y-axis
  • Reversing speed ranging from 1 to 125 mm/s, adjustable in 1-mm/s-intervals
  • Manual moving of samples using an electronic hand wheel (sectioning speed can be adjusted using an incremental encoder/potentiometer)
  • Mounting of the sample clamping device via T-shaped grooved plate
  • Clamping devices fast and easy changeable through adaption


  • Rated voltage: 230 V, 16 A
  • Rated current: 6.0 A
  • Rated frequency: 50 Hz
  • Power input: 1.38 kW
  • Total power consumption: max. 1,380 VA
  • Fuse: 16 A
  • A separate drive unit for knife and object movement
  • Three sectioning functions: button activated, single and continuous
  • Intuitive operation via touchscreen, electronic handwheels and potentiometer
  • Potentiometer for infinitely variable control of sectioning speed, even during sectioning process
  • Automatic stop at point of collosion


  • Dimension Mikrotom-M: 445 x 320 x 250 mm
  • Dimension control panel: 440 X 400 X 200 mm
  • Weight Mikrotom-M: 80 kg
  • Weight control unit: 17,5 kg


  • Control Panel with 10.1 inch Beckhoff touchscreen, two electronic handwheels and potentiometer, can be positioned to the left or right of the device
  • Control unit can be supplied in any language (multi-lingual)
  • Siemens foot switch with start-, stop-, and emergency-stop-function
  • Waldmann illuminated large-field magnifier


  • Large selection of different knife holders and clamping devices for various requirements available
  • Special solutions and custom products through association with tool manufacturer on demand
  • Knives out of high-performance steel and carbide
  • More Information at Accessories


Subject to technical modifications and error