Tissue-Tek® Film® Coverslipper is designed to automate the manual task of permanently mounting a histology or cytology stained slide. The Film® Coverslipper has the ability to link with Prisma Slide Stainer which makes this instrument a fully integrated system offering complete walk away convenience.
Coverslips up to twenty slides per minute with a cellulose tri-acetate film coated with a xylene-activated resin on the lower surface. The flexible film, with optical clarity equal to glass, is automatically applied to the slide, eliminating the use of sticky mounting media and extended xylene contact. Selectable mounted film length and batch or single slide operating capabilities.
Dimensions: 28.3" W x 23.2" D x 27.1" H (72 x 59 x 69 cm)
Weight: 165 lbs (75 kg)
Electrical: 115VAC, 60 Hz
Coverslipping Capacity: Continuous loading of 60 slides at a time
Throughput: Coverslips 1 slide every 3 seconds, up to 1,080 slides per hour
Operational Temperature: 10°C to 40°C
Tissue-Tek® Film® Coverslipper Accessories
Link System (6134) – The Link System combines the Prisma® and the Film® into one fully integrated system offering complete walk away convenience. The Link performs an automatic robotic transfer of slide basket from stainer to coverslipper.
Solvent Bottle (4745) – 500 ml glass bottle holds xylene for use in the Film™ Coverslipper.
Solvent Bottle Caps (4746) – The xylene bottle cap is positioned on the xylene bottle to prevent excess fumes. The cap is designed with a hole to fit into the xylene dispensing area.
Waste Bottle (4748) – 200 ml glass bottle used to collect excessive xylene drained from the dispensing area of the Film® Coverslipper.
Waste Bottle Cap (4749) – The Waste Bottle Cap is positioned on the waste bottle to prevent excess fumes. The cap is designed with a hole to fit into the waste area.
Exhaust Duct Adapter (4750 & 4751) – The Tissue-Tek® Film® Coverslipper offers an optional Duct Connection Adapter which connects to an external exhaust system, for added protection. Two sizes are available, 38 mm and 75 mm.
Stainer & Coverslipper Slide Basket (4768) – Basket for Tissue-Tek® Stainers and Coverslipper for use with the Film® and SCA™ Coverslippers, the Prisma®, DRS-601™ Histology/Cytology Slide Stainers and the RSG-61™ Hematology Slide Stainer. The special basket design reduces cross contamination and carry-over. The basket can also be used in a microwave oven. The slide baskets are available in case quantity.
Coverslipping Film (4770) – Cellulose tri-acetate film coated with a xylene-activated resin on the lower surface. The flexible film, with optical clarity compatible to glass, is automatically applied to the slide, eliminating the use of sticky mounting media and extended expose to xylene. Selectable mounted film length and batch or single-slide operating capabilities. The Film is available 5 rolls per case, each roll can coverslip 1,000 slides.
Coverslipper Film Cutter Blades (4772) – Blades are used inside the Film® Coverslipper to preciously cut each roll of film to the precise dimensions of the slide. The Coverslipper Film Cutter Blades are available 5 blades per case.
Fume Filter (6160) – The fume filter for the Film® Coverslipper is sufficient in removing fumes that are generated during routine use. It is recommended that the filter be replaced once a month. Fume Filter s are packaged 2 to a case.
Activated Carbon Filter Block (4775) – Activated Carbon Filter Block for use with Tissue-Tek® SCA™ Coverslipper Fume Controller. This Filter Block is easily installed to provide fume filtration during operation, coverslipping 5,000 slides.