Diamond Knives Applications

Knife Link   Sizes Cutting Range Application
Ultra 35° 1.5-4.0mm 30-150 nm
Standard applications
    1.5-4.0mm 10-30 nm Electron Spectroscopic Imaging (ESI), 3D Reconstruction, etc.
    1.5-4.0mm 50nm - 1µ 1.5-4.0mm
    1.5-4.0mm 100nm-2µm Alternating ultra-thin/semi-thin sectioning
Ultra-Semi 35° 3.0 mm 50-500 nm Alternating ultra-thin/semi-thin sectioning
Ultra -Dry 35° 1.5-4.0mm 100nm-2µm Dry sections for element analysis and SIMS
Ultra 45° 1.5-4.0mm 30-200 nm Standard applications
    1.5-4.0mm 50nm-1µ Alternating ultra-thin/semi-thin sectioning
Ultra Jumbo 35° 2.0, 3.0mm    
  45° 2.0, 3.0mm    
Ultra-AFM 35° 2.0, 3.0mm 10-100nm Surface sectioning for biological and material
specimens for AFM investigation
ultra sonic 35° 3.0mm 10nm-80nm 10nm-80nm
Cryo (dry) 25° 3.0mm 25nm-200nm Frozen hydrated specimens
cryo immuno 35° 2.0, 3.0mm 30nm-1μm Cryo-immuno-chemistry
cryo-AFM 35° 2.0, 3.0mm 10-100nm Surface sectioning for biological and material
specimens for AFM investigation
Cryo-Dry 35° 1.5-4.0mm 30nm-1µ Frozen biological and material samples such as polymers, rubbers and paints
  45° 1.5-4.0mm 30nm-1µ Routine cryo sectioning
Cryo-Wet 35° 1.5-4.0mm 30nm-1µ Frozen biological and material samples such as polymers, rubbers and paints
  45° 1.5-4.0mm 30nm-1µ Routine cryo sectioning
trimtool 20 20°     RT:Trimming of epoxy and acrylic embeddings as well as polymers and non-ferrous metals
Cryo:Trimming of sucrose protected as well as frozen hydrated biological samples and polymers
trimtool 45 45°     RT:Trimming of epoxy and acrylic embeddings as well as polymers and non-ferrous metals
Cryo:Trimming of sucrose protected as well as frozen hydrated biological samples and polymers
Histo 45° 4.0, 6.0, 8.0mm 0.2-5µm Sectioning of biological and material specimens non embedded or embedded (plastic or epoxy) for light microscopy
Histo-Cryo wet 45° 4.0, 6.0mm 0.2-5µm Cryo sectioning with a boat for light microscopy
Histo-Cryo dry 45° 4.0, 6.0mm 0.2-5µm Cryo Sectioning with a triangular holder for light microscopy
histo Jumbo 45° 6.0, 8.0mm 0.2-5μm Immuno-histo-chemistry and 3D reconstruction
Static Line II
      Reduction of static charging.