• User-Friendly Touch Screen Interface
  • Outstanding Sectioning Quality
  • Enhanced Ergonomics
  • High quality and affordable
  • Safety in mind
  • UV Disinfection
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The RWD cryostat features superior usability with excellent safety standards for all types of cryo-sectioning applications. This Cryostat is able to cut tissues at low temperatures (as low as -35 °C). When working with delicate specimens (example being brain samples) the system will provide reproducible, thin, serial sections of maximum quality time and again. The tissue can be flattened, and the freezing expedited with a steel weight/heat extractor to provide a smooth flat cutting surface. It is the instrument of choice for all research applications and even for advanced clinical cryo-sectioning needs.

Both fully automated and semi-automated versions of the RWD Cryostat are available.

*This is a video for the RWD Microtome, but demonstrates the technology within the Cryostat. For more information contact us at 519 914 5495 or info@scintica.com

Smart simple touchscreen functionality

Easily set or modify set-points on a touch screen menu. The intelligent touch screen interface is designed to provide complete data visibility to create or modify all needed setpoints.

Precision is key

Researchers need to have confidence that each slice is the same over the course of sectioning a sample. The RWD cryostat provides researchers that confidence. It has a precise motor stepping system to ensure sectioning quality. The system also contains an anti-roll plate to prevent slices from curling.

Efficiency built in

Beyond the easy to use touch screen the system offers several other features to increase efficiency. The half knife function can simplify operation and saves time and effort. Further an endothermic block can flatten the sample and reduce the number of tissue repairs.

Safety is key

The system comes with UV disinfection, to reduce the risk of contamination with infectious materials. The knife has a guard and retracting device to protect the safety of the operator. Last, the RWD system has alarm functions for remaining injection to prompt the sectioning process in time to ensure smooth cuts.

  • Pathological diagnosis
  • Biological research
  • Neuroanatomical research
  • Pharmaceutical research
ModelFS800 Semi-AutomatedFS800A Fully Automated
Section thickness setting range: 0.50 – 100 µmXX
Trimming section thickness setting range: 1 – 600 µmXX
Electric sectioning speed: 0-1800µm adjustableXX
Specimen retraction: 20±5µmXX
Specimen feed: 28mmXX
Vertical stroke: 70mmXX
Specimen orientation with zero position horizontal/vertical rotation: X/Y axis 8°XX
Number of refrigerated sites: 15XX
Number of fast cooling sites: 2XX
Freezer refrigeration temperature: 0℃~-35℃XX
Sample head minimum cooling temperature: -50℃XX
Fully automated and semi- automated mode switchX
Emergency stop buttonX
Cut window functionX
Slice speed selectionX
Multiple slice modesX
RWD CyrostatsModelUV DisinfectionVacuum SystemSpecimen CoolingAuto Sectioning
Semi Auto FS800UV
Fully Auto FS800AAuto

Complimentary Cryostats Blades

  • Low profile blades available
  • Sharp, durable and cost effective solution
  • Will fit most microtome and cryostat models
  • Packed in a push-out distribution box for user safety and easy access
  • Angled at 35°, supporting nearly every application

50-Pack Cryostats Blades available now for $85.00 USD
Contact us at sales@scintica.com to place an order