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Diamond knives supplied by Agar Scientific are manufactured from high purity, gem quality diamonds providing a sharp, durable edge for sectioning applications in biological and materials sciences. DiATOME diamond knives are available for a wide range of room and low temperature applications for TEM. Diamond knives have been designed to produce high quality sections from both hard and soft embedded specimens with minimal compression. For studies of biological and industrial materials diamond knives have become an essential tool.

 

A re-sharpening and exchange service is available. Our sales team will be happy to quote for these services.

 

Type Uses
Ultra 45° A hydrophilic cutting edge, allowing high quality ultrathin sections of epoxy resin embedded samples
Ultra 35° Low angle knife for reduced compression and better structure preservation
Histo The first diamond knife for cutting semithin sections for the examination under optical microscopes
Cryo For cutting in the cryo-ultramicrotome
Cryo immune A large diamond platform facilitating pick-up of cryo sections from sucrose infiltrated samples (Tokuyasu)
Cryo 25°  Low angle knife for sectioning frozen hydrated samples (CEMOVIS)
Ultra AFM & cryo AFM Knives for generating absolutely smooth and flat surfaces of biological and technical samples for the examination in AFM
Ultra sonic  The oscillating diamond knife for eliminating compression and allowing best structure preservation
Static Line Ionizer For eliminating electrostatic charging
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  1. DiATOME 35° Ultra - Diamond Knives
    These knives are available with a 35° angle and in six edge lengths ranging from 1.5 to 4.0mm.
    Average lead time: 29 to 44 days

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    Average lead time: 29 to 44 days
  2. DiATOME 45° Ultra - Diamond Knives
    These knives are available with a 45° angle and in six edge lengths ranging from 1.5 to 4.0mm.
    Average lead time: 44 to 89 days

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    Average lead time: 44 to 89 days
  3. DiATOME Cryo Immuno - Diamond Knives
    This diamond knife has a diamond platform which ensures easy and gentle sectioning for cryo-immunocytochemistry.
    Average lead time: 44 days

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    Average lead time: 44 days
  4. DiATOME Cryo 45° Diamond Knives
    The Cryo 45° knife is suited to routine cryosectioning of both biological and materials specimens.
    Average lead time: 29 days

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    Average lead time: 29 days
  5. DiATOME Cryo 35° Diamond Knives
    The Cryo 35° is accepted as a standard knife for the low temperature sectioning of polymers, rubber, paints etc. It represents a balanced compromise between section quality and durability.
    Average lead time: 29 days

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    Average lead time: 29 days
  6. DiATOME Cryo 25° - Diamond Knife AGG3438
    This 3mm knife has been designed for dry sectioning of frozen hydrated specimens, resulting in the least compression and best structural preservation.
    Average lead time: 6 days

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    Average lead time: 6 days
  7. DiATOME Cryotrim 20 and 45 - Diamond Knives
    These extremely sharp blades ensure quick, easy and accurate trimming with minimal mechanical damage.
    Average lead time: 29 to 44 days

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    Average lead time: 29 to 44 days
  8. DiATOME Ultra Sonic AGG3469
    DiATOMEs Ultra Sonic is a patented oscillating diamond knife that produces ultrathin sections almost free from compression for room temperature ultramicrotomy.
    Average lead time: 44 days

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    Average lead time: 44 days
  9. DiATOME Static Line II AGG3468
    For all cryosectioning and cryotrimming of industrial specimens, the use of an ioniser is essential.
    Average lead time: 34 days

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    Average lead time: 34 days
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