Temperature-controlled freezing stages

Freezing Stages for microtomes

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Physitemp’s new line of temperature-controlled freezing stages incorporates several innovative features at a lower cost than our TC series controllers.

These controllers are designed around a new generation of switching power supplies which are smaller and lighter than the older BFS supplies. The supplies are overrated 100% to ensure cool operation and continuous service.

  • Frozen tissue sections from any microtome
  • Fast freezing preserves cell detail
  • Freeze to temperatures as low as -40°C
  • Temperature adjustable for optimum cutting
  • Quick thaw for easy cleanup
  • No CO2 needed-minimal cost to run


  • 110 and 220V operation by switch selection.
  • Temperature control to within 0.5°C in the range of -40°C to ambient.
  • Thaw switch to quickly defrost frozen samples.
  • Safety features include an overtemperature alarm with power shut down in the event of inadequate flow of cooling water or overuse of the thaw feature.
  • The controller incorporates fan-assisted internal cooling to maintain low internal temperatures.
  • Continuous display of both set and run temperatures.
  • Simple temperature control set-up.
  • Auxiliary switched AC output for accessories (see options).
  • P.I.D. microprocessor-based temperature controller with autotuning feature and sensor breakage warning.
  • Combined carrying handle with adjustable base for convenient adjustment of display viewing angle.


ECV-1Electrically Operated Solenoid Valve Enables the user to activate the tap water supply with the controller power switch.
PTU-3 Pump and Tank UnitA closed loop water system for installations where an external water source is not available.angle.


Optional accessories
  • Water Pump and Tank Unit
  • In-Line Sediment Water Filter