DiATOME Diamond Knives

Development, Manufacturing and Customer Service since 1970

What have we achieved in this period?

  • Ultra 45° the first diamond knife with an absolutely score-free, hydrophilic cutting edge.
  • Semi the first diamond knife for alternating sectioning ultrathin/semithin.
  • Cryo the diamond knife for sectioning at low temperature.
  • Histo the first diamond knife for semithin sections for light microscopy.
  • Ultra 35° the diamond knife for optimized sectioning results in almost all applications.
  • Static Line II the ionizer for eliminating electrostatic charging in ultramicrotomy.
  • Cryo-P a cryo knife with a patented platform for section pick up.
  • Cryo immuno the optimized cryo diamond knife for the Tokuyasu technique.
  • Ultra sonic the oscillating diamond knife for room temperature sectioning.
  • Cryotrim 45 and 25 for optimizing trimming with diamond blades.
  • Ultra AFM & cryo AFM the first diamond knives for AFM at room and low temperatures.
  • Cryo 25° for sectioning frozen hydrated specimens.
  • Trimtool 45° and 20° trimming tools for both room and cryo temperatures
  • Manipulator for easy handling and mounting section ribbons

These developments were possible by the cooperation with you, our valued customers. We are convinced that our future developments will allow diamond knives to be used for many new applications.

What services can we offer you?

  • Technical assistance in all fields of ultramicrotomy.
  • Free sectioning tests for all types of samples.
  • Make use of our many years of experience in perfecting our knives.
  • With a telephone call, an e-mail or a fax message we can inform you of any details you require.

Contact us or visit us at any of the upcoming shows:

  • Microscience Microscopy Congress
    July 1-3, 2014
    Manchester, UK

  • Microscopy & Microanalysis
    August 3-7, 2014
    Hartford, CT, USA

  • International Electron Microscopy Congress
    September 7-12, 2014
    Prague, Czech Republic

For a complete list of shows please see the Meetings Section

We are looking forward to hearing from you soon!

Your DiATOME Team

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Contact Us

1560 Industry Road
P.O. Box 410
Hatfield, PA 19440
tel: 215.412.8390
fax: 215.412.8450
email: sgkcck@aol.com

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