Loading Drawer (6421) – This loading drawer for the Tissue-Tek® Glas™ Coverslipper is for holding slides prior to coverslipping. The loading drawer is divided into three sections , accommodating up to three slide basket per section, holding total of 60 slides. Xylene or xylene substitute may be added to the loading drawer to prevent sides from drying out prior to coverslipping. The drawer may be removed from the loading area and covered to prevent evaporation when not in use.
Drawer Cover (6422) – The drawer cover is used to cover the Loading Drawer, which helps prevent evaporation of solvent when the instrument is not in use.
Nozzle Reservoir (6423) – The nozzle reservoir consists of small plastic bottle and lid which is sealed inside a metal housing. The nozzle reservoir is used for keeping the mounting medium nozzle tip from drying out during use. It should be filled with xylene or a compatible solvent. The mounting medium tip is positioned inside the reservoir when the instrument is in the stand by mode or not in operation.
Coverglass Holders (6425, 6426, 6427 & 6428) – The coverglass holders is used for holding coverglass which will be used for application during coverslipping operations. Three standard sizes are available for use on the Glas™ Coverslipper, 40 mm, 50 mm, and 60 mm. Each holder can hold up to 200 coverglasses at one time. These holders are seated on the coverglass stage of the instrument and are removable for ease of loading.
Receiving Rack (6429) – This receiving rack is for retrieve slides which have been completed by the coverslipping process. Each metal rack is grooved and capable of holding up to 20 slides. As each slide enters the rack, the rack is advanced to the next position, anticipating receiving the next slide. Rack are easy to remove and replace with the convenient handle.
Plastic Waste Tray (6430) – The plastic waste tray is seated in the metal housing next to the nozzle reservoir. The purpose of the waste tray is to collect any mounting medium waste that may be generated during coverslipping operations. The plastic tray is removable and disposable. It should be replaced periodically as necessary.
Priming Bottle (6433) – The priming bottle is used only during set up procedure prior to nomal operation of the instrument. The priming bottle has a narrow tube extending from the bottle, which is used to connect to the mounting medium tube located on the instrument. This priming bottle should be filled with xylene and manually pumped through the mounting medium line to remove any trapped air or air bubbles which may be present in the line before operation.
Waste Bottle (6435) – The purpose of the waste bottle is to collect xylene waste which was generated during priming procedures. This plastic waste bottle and lid are used only during set up procedures.Exhaust Hose (6439) – The DRS 200 exhaust hose can be used to externally vent off the instrument fumes if desired. The DRS 2000 is equipped with an internal fume exhaust system
Stainer and 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.
Used to cover the Loading Drawer. To prevent evaporation of solvent when the coverslipper is not in use.