The MX400/MX500 Series of Mounting Presses from Leco

MX400 and MX500—the new fully automatic mounting presses from LECO—offer a solution for quicker and more advanced mounting. The MX400 and MX500 models have a slim, 8-inch wide profile to increase laboratory space. An easy, user-friendly operation is enabled by a touch-screen display.


  • Intuitive swipe-and-touch user interface renders it easy for users to choose cooling, heating and pressure parameters
  • New solid-steel crossbar closure design is easy to clean, long-lasting, prevents jamming and enables rapid, one-handed operation
  • Variable modes for mounting fragile specimens using all regular kinds of mounting materials
  • Fully customizable techniques can be created, or a LECO-designed technique can be used to accommodate the exact requirements
  • Low thermal mass enables quick heating and cooling rates for excellent productivity
  • Mounting bottlenecks can be reduced and throughput can be increased with the full-size dual-mount capability in 1.25″, 1.50″, as well as 30- 40- and 50-mm mold size
    • The MX500 allows an easy and rapid switch between mold sizes


  • MX400
    • Mold sizes: 1.25”, 1.5” and 30, 40, or 50 mm
    • 115 V or 230 V
  • MX500, 115 V
    • Mold sizes: 1.25”, 1.5” and 30, 40 and 50 mm
    • 115 V or 230 V  


  • Mold sleeves
  • Top exhaust panel
  • Water recirculatory
  • Mounting supplies 

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