Ancillary equipment - Wageningen EM Centre

Wageningen EM Centre is equipped for a wide range of specimen preparations, a.o.: 

  • Plunge freezing
  • High pressure freezing (Balzers HPM-010) 
  • Ultra (cryo)microtomy (Leica FCS)
  • Freeze substitution (Leica AFS and FreezySub)
  • Freeze fracturing
  • Sputter coating, carbon coating and shadowing.
  • Plasmaglow
  • Critical point drying


  • FEI Vitrobot for cryo-TEM specimen preparation

  • Leica AFS and FreezySub
  • Leica FCS
  • Balzers HPM-010
  • Leica Med 020