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Forceps WarmerForceps Warmerarrow12Forceps Warmer

This forceps warmer is an indestructible, all metal, space saving unit. Three heated wells prevent wax build-up and allow for easy tissue orientation at the embedding centers.
Dimensions: 5" W x 3¼" D x 3"

63201-10 Forceps Warmer, 100-120 VAC, 50/60Hz, 0.5A each 695.00 Add to Cart
63201-20 Forceps Warmer, 220-240 VAC, 50/60Hz, 0.25A each 725.00 Add to Cart

Smooth ForcepsTampersarrow12CellCeps+ Heated Forceps and Tampers

For orientation and positioning of histological specimens during embedding in paraffin wax.

The CellCeps+ Heated Forceps incorporate a safe, low voltage heating element, maintaining an optimum temperature for specimen manipulation in histological wax. They may be used continuously without adjustment. Tissue temperatures will not be significantly affected.

The serrated jaw version has a strong grip ideal for manipulating specimens, cassettes, and base molds. The smooth jaw version is ideal for handling fragile tissue.


Overall forceps length is 15 cm with 1.1 meter cord.

  • Operating temperature between 63-70°, prevents tissue from sticking and ensures specimen safety
  • Molded polyurethane finger grips remain cool during use, making these forceps comfortable for long embedding sessions.
  • Armored at the junction of the forceps and power cable for durability and reliability.
  • Bayonet connection prevents disconnection during use.
  • 19.5 mm length tips, available in 1, 2, and 4 mm tip widths.

CellCeps+ Heated Tampers fit directly onto the Control Unit and are available in three sizes. The largest tamper is designed to aid embedding of large specimens such as those typically requiring Supa Mega cassettes.

Control UnitCellCeps+ Control Unit

For use with CellCeps+ Heated Forceps and Tampers.

  • Dimensions: 280 mm D x 200 mm W x 85 mm H.
Power SupplyPower Supply

Designated for CellCeps+ Control Unit. 100/240VAC. Complete with adapters for UK, EU, US, AUS, and NZ.

Forceps StandCellCeps+ Heated Forceps Stand

Houses two forceps at a time. Made of anti-microbial powder-coat steel.

  • Dimensions: 150 mm D x 60 mm H x 90 mm W
  • Weight: 0.1 kg
Extension CableExtension Cable
  • For use with CellCeps+ Heated Forceps and Tampers
  • 0.5 meters in length
63201-30 System with Serrated Forceps (1x 1 mm and 1x 2 mm Serrated Forceps, Control Unit, and Power Supply) each 1,395.00 Add to Cart
63201-31 System with Smooth Forceps (1x 1 mm and 1x 2 mm Smooth Forceps, Control Unit, and Power Supply) each 1,450.00 Add to Cart
Options and Replacements
63201-32 CellCeps+ Heated Forceps Stand each 40.00 Add to Cart
63201-33 Heated Forceps, Serrated, 1 mm, Red each 320.00 Add to Cart
63201-34 Heated Forceps, Serrated, 2 mm, Yellow each 320.00 Add to Cart
63201-35 Heated Forceps, Serrated, 4 mm, Blue each 320.00 Add to Cart
63201-36 Heated Forceps, Smooth, 1 mm, Red each 440.00 Add to Cart
63201-37 Heated Forceps, Smooth, 2 mm, Yellow each 435.00 Add to Cart
63201-38 Heated Forceps, Smooth, 4 mm, Blue each 435.00 Add to Cart
63201-39 Heated Tamper, 8 x 8 mm, Red each 350.00 Add to Cart
63201-40 Heated Tamper, 16 x 16 mm, Yellow each 350.00 Add to Cart
63201-41 Heated Tamper, 28 x 25 mm, Blue each 350.00 Add to Cart
63201-42 CellCeps+ Control Unit each 650.00 Add to Cart
63201-43 CellCeps+ Power Supply each 160.00 Add to Cart
63201-44 CellCeps+ Extension Cable (0.5 m) each 68.00 Add to Cart

Forceps Warmerarrow12Large Capacity Paraffin Dispenser

The EMS 2.5 gallon capacity tabletop Paraffin Dispenser has a buit-in digital temperature controller and heated faucet. Temperature can be set from room temperature to 72° C (162° F) with ± 2° tolerance. It is constructed of durable stainless steel.


  • Non-drip, heated faucet
  • Digital temperature control
  • Built-in thermometer hole in lid
Capacity 2.5 Gal
Maximum Temperature 72° C ± 2° C
Dimensions 16" W x 15" D x 18" H
Weight 46 lbs. (21Kg)
62840-40 Large Capacity Paraffin Dispenser, 115V each 1,053.00 Add to Cart
62840-41 Large Capacity Paraffin Dispenser, 220V each 1,053.00 Add to Cart

Product Sheetinfo available in pdfParaffin Wax Dispenser Electrothermal arrow12Electrothermal Paraffin Wax Dispenser

Ideal for infiltration and embedding applications

The Electrothermal Paraffin Wax Dispenser is designed for on-demand delivery of molten wax. It makes routine tissue infiltration and embedding easy and mess free. Designed for use with paraffin wax that has a melting range from 45°C to 65°C. it heats wax to a liquid state and provides convenient "wax on tap" for Histology and Pathology laboratories. The Paraffin Wax Dispenser has a large 7.5 L capacity tank, for melting up to 6 kg of pelletized wax at a time.

The innovative design of the instrument takes up minimal bench space in the laboratory. The Wax Dispenser has digital temperature control which provides accurate temperature control of the molten wax, and is coupled with an ultra-fast heating system for rapid melting of pelletized wax.

The Wax Dispenser tap is heated via a dedicated heating system which prevents blockages and ensures an even flow of wax on-demand. Delivery of molten wax is via a non-drip lever tap with three settings (off, on-demand pull dispense, and continuous flow). The inner tank has a filter screen (0.5 mm mesh) fitted to prevent coarse particles from blocking the delivery tap.

The Wax Dispenser is controlled via an intuitive digital control panel. The set temperature can be controlled using the up and down arrows on the control panel. The heater indicator will illuminate to show heater activity. The wax dispenser is designed to melt bulk quantities of pelletized wax in as quick a time as possible. When set at 65°C the instrument will take ~90 minutes to fully melt 5 kg of pelletized wax, with significant quantities of molten wax available for use after as little as 30 minutes.

The equipment is protected by a miniature circuit breaker and a temperature cut-out. It will automatically turn off at 120°C to prevent overheating.

The stainless steel inner tank is also fully insulated to prevent heat loss and to ensure that the outer surfaces of the unit are safe to touch. The powder coating of the stainless steel external surfaces include an anti-microbial additive to inhibit growth of bacteria.


  • "Wax on Tap" for histology and pathology labs
  • Non-drip heated tap to prevent blockages
  • Anti-microbial coating (Ag+) to inhibit growth of bacteria
  • Silver based anti-microbial coating to inhibit growth of bacteria
  • 7.5 liter capacity
  • Safety features include over-temperature cut-out at 120°C
  • Slimline design to maximize bench space

Product Specifications

EMS Cat. # 62839-10 62839-20
Model MH8524X1 MH8524
Electrical Requirements 110-120 V, 50/60 Hz 220-240 V, 50/60 Hz
Chamber Capacity 7.5 L 7.5 L
Power Consumption 480W 480W
Material Stainless Steel Stainless Steel
Display Digital Digital
Display Resolution 1°C 1°C
Accuracy ± 1°C ± 1°C
Temperature Ambient to 70°C Ambient to 70°C
Dimensions (W x D x H) 181 x 500 x 455 mm 181 x 500 x 455 mm
Weight 7.0 kg 7.0 kg


62839-10 Paraffin Wax Dispenser, 115 V each 4,450.00 Add to Cart
62839-20 Paraffin Wax Dispenser, 230 V each 4,600.00 Add to Cart

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de-wrinkling of paraffin sectionsarrow12Histo Orientator

The convenient 2" x 2" (51 x 51mm) heated surface can be used for either "de-wrinkling" of paraffin sections or for the "rapid attachment" of fresh frozen sections. A quick touch of the slide to the hot plate will remove wrinkles and bubbles on your sections. You can also keep a unit on your cryostat to ensure solid attachment of frozen sections to the slide which prevents loosening of the tissue during agitation in hand staining.

  • The unit measures: 4½" x 2¾" x 3¼" (114 x 70 x 82 mm).
  • Electrical: 120 Vac, 60 Hz, 12 Watts.
  • Temperature range: Ambient to 65°C.
63205 Histo Orientator each 675.00 Add to Cart

technical data sheetParaffin Block Trimmer – Wax Trimmerarrow10Paraffin Block Trimmer – Wax Trimmer

Our Wax Trimmer is an appliance for removing excess paraffin from embedding tissue cassettes.It is compact, tabletop design fits easily in any histology lab. Melted paraffin is shaved away. Collection tray stays in place by magnetic contact with the unit. The convenient PE disposable tray liner allows easy disposal of the runoff wax. No need to scrape out the collection tray.


  • Multiple blocks may be trimmed simultaneously
  • Grooved surface for proper wax drainage
  • Two temperature settings – Low setting is approx. 80°F and high setting is 90°F
  • UL listed power cord
  • Includes 5 pieces disposable drip tray liner
  • Dimensions: 11¼" (including tray) W x 5" D x 8" H (15 x 23 x 18 cm). 8 lbs (3.6kg)
  • Electrical 115 VAC, 50/60Hz, 4 Amp
62850-10 Wax Trimmer, 115 VAC each 450.00 Add to Cart
62850-20 Wax Trimmer, 220 VAC each 430.00 Add to Cart
62850-50 Replacement Plastic Liner 50/pack 27.50 Add to Cart
62850-51 Replacement Plastic Liner 6 packs/cs 152.00 Add to Cart

Large Paraffin Wax Dispenserarrow10Large Paraffin Wax Dispenser

6.25 Gallons of Liquid Paraffin on Demand!

Holds 6.25 gallons of paraffin wax with clear lexan lid permits easy viewing of paraffin without contamination. High spigot accommodates large transfer vessels. The unit comes with microprocessor temperature regulation, built-in clock. Ambient to 65°C. Dimensions: 14"W x 15"D x 23"H (35.6 x 38.1 x 58.4 cm), weight 45 lbs (20.5 kg).

  • Microprocessor controlled – Accurate and uniformity temperature control
  • Security – Advanced software & mechanical devices assure safety.

The Paraffin Dispenser have been tested by a registered independent body to rigorous international quality and safety standards, and, have been found to be in compliance with UL, CSA and CE.

62840-10 Large Paraffin Dispenser, 100-120 VAC, 50/60Hz, 4.5 Amp each 3,400.00 Add to Cart
62840-20 Large Paraffin Dispenser, 220-240 VAC, 50/60Hz, 2.25 Amp each 3,350.00 Add to Cart

Tissue Floating Batharrow12Tissue Floating Bath

Easy operation.

This tissue floating bath features a black, non-stick coated interior and a low profile, reducing glare and improving visibility of specimens. The control panel has an on/off switch, temperature dial, and pilot light.

  • Durable steel-based construction.
  • Fiberglass-insulated body prevents heat loss, reducing energy consumption, and keeping fluid temperature constant.
  • The bowl rim doubles as a warming surface for drying.
  • No-slip rubber feet.


Power Requirements 400W
Interior Size 8-1/4" diameter x 2-1/2" deep
Capacity 2.3 L
Temperature Range Room temp. to 75°C
Overall Size 11" diameter x 6-1/2" H

Ordering Information

63215-01 Economy Tissue Flotation Bath, 110V each 238.00 Add to Cart
63215-02 Economy Tissue Flotation Bath, 220V each 238.00 Add to Cart

Lighted Tissue Floating Batharrow12Lighted Tissue Floating Bath

Exceptional visibility of floating specimens using lateral LED illumination.

Perfect for reducing eyestrain, time, and effort. This model includes a rectangular glass basin that can be easily removed and cleaned. Temperature is controlled by push buttons with a simple-to-read display that shows both set and actual temperature.

  • Easy-to-read digital display.
  • Attached temperature probe.
  • Low profile and small footprint
  • No-slip rubber feet.


Power Requirements 500W
Interior Size (basin) 10-1/2" x 7" x 2-1/2" deep
Capacity 2.3 L
Temperature Range Room temp. to 75°C ±1°C
Overall Size 14" x 14" x 4-1/2"

Ordering Information

63215-03 Lighted Tissue Floating Bath, 115VAC each 660.00 Add to Cart
63215-04 Lighted Tissue Floating Bath, 230VAC each 660.00 Add to Cart

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Made in the USAFlotation Workstation

This Flotation Workstation helps your tissue preparation easier, safer and more efficient.

The unit comes with conveniently removable glass dish, scratch and chemical resistant plastic housing, microprocessor controlled electronics and a high contrast background for optimum specimen viewing combined with the HISTO Orientator™ for flattening sections and a Slide Dryer, all in one compact unit. The systems are now available in Low Profile 8" x 8" x 2¼" deep dish versions as well as for those labs wanting to float larger ribbons, 8" x 11" x 2".

  • Magnetic non-contact switch function for years flawlessly
  • Microprocessor-controlled heating, ambient to 65°C
  • Flat membrane switches for safety and simplicity
  • Fluorescent white lighting positioned for improve tissue viewing glare-free
  • Heat-resistant plastic housing maintains cosmetic appearance
  • Removable glass dish for easy cleaning
  • 2" x 6" or 2" x 8" Convection Slide dryer & 2" x 2" HISTO Orientator™ for eliminating wrinkles

For those flotation bath applications not requiring the add convenience of Slide Dryer and HISTO Orientator™, the basic Flotation Bath provides all the functional need of the Flotation Workstation at the affordable price. The baths again come in two sizes, 8 x 8 x 2¼" or 8 x 11 x 2".

The Floatation Bath and Flotation Workstation have been tested by a registered independent body to rigorous international quality and safety standards, and, have been found to be in compliance with UL, CSA and CE.

63214-10 Flotation Workstation, 8 x 8 x 2¼" Deep Dish, 2 x 6" Slide Dryer,120 VAC each 2,950.00 Add to Cart
63214-20 Flotation Workstation, 8 x 8 x 2¼" Deep Dish, 2 x 6" Slide Dryer 220 VAC each 2,950.00 Add to Cart
63214-21 Flotation Workstation, 8 x 11 x 2" Deep Dish, 2 x 8" Slide Dryer 220 VAC each 3,120.00 Add to Cart
63213-10 Flotation Bath, 8 x 8 x 2¼" Deep Dish, 120 VAC each 2,413.00 Add to Cart
63213-11 Flotation Bath, 8 x 11 x 2", 120 VAC each 2,750.00 Add to Cart
63213-20 Flotation Bath, 8 x 8 x 2¼" Deep Dish, 220 VAC each 2,475.00 Add to Cart
63213-21 Flotation Bath, 8 x 11 x 2", 220 VAC each 2,690.00 Add to Cart
63214-50 Glass Dish Replacement, 8 x 8 x 2" (20 x 20 x 5mm) each 36.00 Add to Cart
63214-52 Glass Dish Replacement, 8 x 11 x 2" (20 x 28 x 6mm) each 36.00 Add to Cart
63214-53 Slide Drying Rack, Front mounted, for 8 x 11 dishes holds 39 slides, a 13" x 1" space is available for placing blotting paper each 109.00 Add to Cart
63214-54 Slide Drying Rack, Front mounted, for 8 x 8 models, holds 39 slides, a 13" x 1" space is available for placing blotting paper each 109.00 Add to Cart
63214-55 Slide Drying Rack, Side mounted, for all 8 x 8 and 8 x 11 models; Can be mounted on left or right side, older models may require some assembly; holds 34 slides, a 13" x 1" space is available for placing blotting paper each 90.00 Add to Cart
63214-51 Fluorescent Light Bulb Replacement 2/pk 101.00 Add to Cart

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