BOAT STYLES



DDK boats are typically black but can be made a color of your choice. All DDK boats use materials immune to common solvents and cryo temperature. You'll need to specify boat style and blade angle when ordering a diamond knife.

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BOAT STYLES

DDK stocks boat styles to fit all modern & older style ultramicrotomes and cryo accessories.

You'll need to specify boat style and blade angle when ordering a diamond knife. Click the following link for our blade angle guide.

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STANDARD BOAT STYLE

Standard - fits all modern ultramicrotomes and features the popular wide, oval reservoir for storing and collecting sections. Both ultrathin and Histo-Knives in black or blue.

 

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Old BOAT Style

Old-Style - fits all modern ultramicrotomes and features a long narrow reservoir with vertical side walls. Preferred by some customers, especially for resistance to disturbance by breezes and vibration.

 


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DRY CRYO

Made of stainless steel and shaped like a glass knife. Fits all modern cryo accessories and eliminates excess boat material which can interfere with section manipulation and collection.


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WET CRYO

Made of stainless steel and shaped like a glass knife. Fits all modern cryo accessories and eliminates excess boat material which can interfere with section manipulation and collection.