Leica® RM2155 Rotary Microtome – Refurbished

Leica®’s RM2155 microtome is a fully automatic rotary microtome designed for sectioning of paraffin and resin based specimens. This microtome is fully refurbished and includes a 1 year parts and labor warranty. Contact us today for a quote.


Leica® RM2155 Rotary Microtome

The Leica® RM2155 rotary microtome has been a standard feature in all types of histology labs. It is the go-to microtome in many tissue and industrial lab laboratories. The RM2155 is one of the best-selling microtomes of all time. If you want a reliable, fully automatic microtome, but don’t want to spend a lot of money, the RM2155 is competitively priced giving you the best bang for your buck.

Features and Benefits:

  • Fully refurbished. Excellent condition
  • Very popular microtome
  • Full parts and labor warranty

The fully motorized Leica® RM2155 microtome can cut sections from 0.5 to 60 microns with an automatic motorized coarse feed or with the adjustable hand wheel.The knife holder comes with new clamping plates, ensuring the user accurate, non-erratic sectioning. This microtome comes with a high or low profile blade holder.

The Leica® RM2155 comes complete with a waste tray, specimen holder, instruction manual, and an optional foot pedal.

If you would like more information on our refurbished Leica® RM2155 microtome’s please call us today at 800-331-2716.

This unit is truly refurbished and fully warrantied.

Section Thickness Setting 0.5 – 60 μm
From 0.5 to 1 μm in 0.5 μm increment
From 1 to 20 μm in 1 μm increment
From 20 to 60 μm in 5 μm increments
Horizontal Specimen Feed 27 mm via step motor
Max. Sectioning Area without Retraction 65 mm without specimen orientation
Max. Sectioning Area with Retraction 60 mm
Specimen Retraction Manual 5, 10, 15, 20 μm, can be deactivated
N/S Repositioning of Knife Holder Base ± 25 mm
E/W Repositioning of Knife Holder Base ± 20 mm
Max. Specimen Size (W x H x D) 50 x 60 x 40 mm
Specimen Orientation Horizontal
Specimen Orientation Vertical
Rotation ± 90°
Trimming steps 5, 15, 30 μm
Electric coarse feed 900 μm/s


Sectioning Motor
Sectioning speed 0; 0.5 – 420 mm/s
Return speed Approx. 120 – 420 mm/s


Dimensions & Weight
Width (including Handwheel) 400 mm
Width (excluding Handwheel) 300 mm
Depth 550 mm
Overall Height 290 mm
Working Height (Knife Edge) 100 mm
Net Weight 44.2 kg

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Additional information

Weight 97.4 lbs