Glass Knife Maker

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The Leica EM KMR3 glass knifemaker produces 45° glass knives from 6.4, 8 and 10 mm thick glass utilizing the balanced-break method. This method begins with a standard 400 mm long glass strip in any of the three ticknesses and continuously breaks the strip into equal halves. You then have a number of flat sided squares perfect for making 45° knives suitable for light and electron microscopy applications. Accessories include knife boxes, scoring wheels and trufs, the ultramicrotomists standard boat for glass knives