VT1000 S Microtome

The Leica VT1000 S vibrating blade microtome is the instrument of choice for high-quality sectioning requirements in neurophysiology, neuropathology experimental pathology ), Botany (roots and plants) and Industry (foams). Whether sectioning fixed tissue for specific neuropathology tests or sectioning unfixed native tissue e.g. for patch clamping the Leica VT1000 S consistently provides high-quality sectioning results.


  • Ergonomic design
  • Linear sectioning speed adjustment
  • Linear sectioning frequency adjustment
  • Sectioning thickness totalizer
  • 5 Different amplitude settings
  • Freely programmable sectioning window
  • Programmable specimen retraction
  • Single and continuous stroke
  • Emergency stop switch
  • Easy mounting and removing of knife holder and buffer tray
  • Double-walled buffer tray providing excellent contrast
  • Adjustable 2x large-field magnifier