The ATUMtome tape collection system is a unique system for collecting sections on a continious tape. Typically, a resin-embedded specimen is used
on the ultramicrotome to cut serial sections that then float on a surface of the water in the diamond knife trough. The ATUMtome moves a continuous ribbon of tape through this water through, automatically removing the serial sections from the water surface in sequence.


After the sections are collected, the tape is mounted onto a silicon wafer substrate or glass slides. The sections are now ready for imaging with a scanning electron microscope or via other microscopy techniques.


The New Standard in 3D Reconstruction Sample Preparation

ICON-key-features-greyKey Features and Benefits

♦   High Resolution Array Tomography of Biological and Materials


♦   Thousands of ultra-thin sections with a thickness of 30nm can be

     automatically collected for EM imaging and subsequent 3-D


♦   Non-destructive preparation; sections can be reviewed may times at

     varying magnification 


♦   Neuroscience Research

♦   Biological Systems

♦   Materials Science

About RMC Boeckeler

Boeckeler Instruments Inc. engineers sample preparation equipment for nanoscale research, under the RMC Boeckeler brand. Their solutions are employed in the advancement of a broad range of areas, with special emphasis in sample preparation for 3D electron microscopy solutions.

Why RMC Boeckeler?

♦   High Precision

♦   Robust; built for high workload

♦   Easily Upgradable

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