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Histology and Light Microscopy

arrow13Glass Knives Maker, Tissue Embedding, and Slide Stainer

Histology Ralph Glass Knife Maker, Glass knivesarrow11Histology Ralph Glass Knife Maker

Model EMS-2

Precision designed, easy to use, reliable knife maker to produce 38 mm (1-5/16") wide Ralph glass knives when used with EMS histology grade microtomy glass or any other 5.8 mm to 6.2 mm thick quality glass strips. This glass knife maker will automatically compensate for changes in thickness of the glass strips (typically 5.8 mm to 6.2 mm thick).

90051-38 Ralph Knife Maker EMS-2 for 38 mm Knife Edge each 4,975.00 Add to Cart

Ralph Glass Knife Maker, glass knivesarrow11Histology Ralph Knife-Maker

Model EMS-1

Rugged designed, easy to use, reliable glass knife maker to produce 38 mm (1-5/16") wide Ralph glass knives when used with EMS histology grade of microtomy glass or any other 6 mm thick quality glass strips. These Ralph glass knives can be used on Rotary or Retracting Microtomes, for sectioning paraffin, JB-4 or methyl methacrylate specimen blocks.

90050-38 Ralph Knife Maker EMS 1 for 38 mm Knife Edge each 4,600.00 Add to Cart

arrow11Glass Knives Making Supplies

Please see the complete listing of Glass Knife & Ultramicrotomy Supplies.

Tissue Embedding Center arrow11TEC-III™ Tissue Embedding Center

Embed tissue samples and create paraffin embedded tissue blocks efficiently, comfortably and without error.

TEC-III Tissue Embedding Center is microprocessor controlled and built to provide years of reliable operation. Its 3-module design features a Dispensing console, Thermal console and Cold plate console. The low work surface with integrated paraffin block de-waxer, helps to speed up workflow. Technicians will appreciate user friendly membrane switches, the ample 5-liter paraffin reservoir, a heated dispenser nozzle, self-draining heated forceps holders and a cold spot. It includes removable base mold and cassette trays that are independently heated in their own compartments.

The Cold Plate features a large, non-stick surface for cooling paraffin embedded blocks. Temperature can be controlled from 37 to -12°C. The unit features programmable operating times including automatic start and paraffin standby. All heated surfaces are independently controlled and range in temperature from 40 to 75°C.


  • Microprocessor controlled for dependability and performance
  • Triple module design
  • Low and flat work-surface which facilitates operator efficiency
  • User friendly membrane switches
  • 5-liter capacity paraffin reservoir which minimizes refilling frequency
  • Heated forceps warmer and illuminated paraffin dispenser enhance user friendliness
  • Warming oven with removable shelf with convenient access to preheated base mold
  • Wax bath complete with drainage shelf, debris screen, and hinged lid
  • Heated work area provides a flat working surface with the excess paraffin draining under the surface into the wax bath
  • Hand and foot switches for activating the dispensing head
  • Generous illumination
  • The cold plate holds up to 60 blocks worth of compressor cooled working surface with removable stainless steel drainage tray beneath
  • Tactile membrane touch-pad for easy temperature setting and monitoring
  • Spacious Storage Keeps Up To 600 Cassettes Ready For Embedding
  • Accommodates any cassette, includng specially-sized “megacassettes”
  • Two built-in paraffin trimmers
  • Full one year warranty



Overall 13" (L) x 25" (W) x 16" (H) (33 x 63.5 x 41 cm)
Wax Reservoir 5 L
Cold Plate Console 13" (L) x 24" (W) x 15"(H) (33 x 61 x 38 cm)
Cold Plate Surface 13" (L) x 24" (W) x 15"(H) (33 x 61 x 38 cm)
Temp Ranges:
Wax Reservoir 40° to 70°C
Dispensing Nozzle 40° to 70°C
Thermal Chambers 40° to 70°C
Heated Forceps 60° to 75°C
Cryo Console 0° to -12°C
Power Supply 100-120VAC, 50/60Hz, 3.0A


62300 TEC-III Tissue Embedding Center each 17,500.00 Add to Cart

arrow11HistoPro® 200 Paraffin Infiltration Processor

HistoPro® 200 offers unique reagent / paraffin infiltration capability with programmable processing time, temperature, agitation and vacuum in an easy to use, compact, cost conscious package.

Features and Benefits:

  • Up to 100 Cassettes
  • 2.0 Liter Reagent / Paraffin Capacity
  • Compact Footprint: Only 9" wide x 20" depth
  • Programmable Processing Time
  • Programmable Processing Temperature
  • Programmable Vacuum Cycle

Designed and Made in U.S.A.


Number of Cassettes: 100 max in a basket
Paraffin Capacity 2.0 Liters (without samples)
  1.5 Liters (with samples)
Processing Parameters:
Reagent Temperature: 37-65°C
Temperature Accuracy: ± 2 °C at Sensor Location
Vacuum: 5 PSI (25 cm) below ambient
Vacuum Cycle: 0 - 100% in 20% increments
  over 5 Minute Cycle Time
Agitation: Stir Bar Agitation
User Interface:  
Display: 16 Characters x 2 lines LCD display
Membrane Keypad: 6 Keys
Alarm: Audible Beeper
Physical Characteristics:  
Width: 9" (23 cm)
Depth: 20" (51 cm)
Height: 15" (38 cm)
Weight: 13 lbs (6 kg)
Electrical Characteristics:  
Voltage: 100 - 230 volts AC, 50/60 Hz
Power: 150 watts max.


62596-10 HistoPro® 200 Paraffin Infiltration Processor each 3500.00 Add to Cart

arrow11THE EMS Tissue Embedding Center

The Histo-Pro 150 offers superior operating convenience for tissue embedding processes in a modular ergonomic design.

Features and Benefits:

  • Two Module system
  • All stainless steel work surfaces
  • User friendly proprietary PAT interface
  • Large cold plate and cassette bath
  • Fully programmable time and temperature
  • Adjustable paraffin flow rate
  • Self draining forceps holder
  • Auto Defrosting cold plate
  • Four Liter paraffin tank
  • Ability to turn on automatically

System Specifications: Histo Pro 150H Hot Modlue

Paraffin Tank: 4 liters
Mold Oven: 7" (17.5 cm)Wide x 7" (17.5 cm) Deep x 2.25" (5.7 cm) Tall
Cassette Bath: 8" (20 cm) Wide x 11" (28 cm) Long x 2.1" (5.3 cm) Deep
User Selected Temperature Ranges:
Paraffin Tank: 40-70°C
Mold Oven: 40-70°C
Cassette Bath: 40-70°C
Forceps Holder: 40-70°C
Work Surface: 40-70°C
Physical Characteristics:  
Width: 20" (51 cm)
Depth: 22.5" (57.2 cm)
Height: 12.5" (32 cm)
Weight: 35 lbs (16 kg)
Electrical Characteristics:  
Voltage: 115 Volts AC or 230 Volts AC
Power: 800 Watts Max

Histo Pro 150CS Cold Module

Cold Plate Area: 15.8" (40 cm) x 14" (35 cm)
Temperature Range -10°C - +10°C
Physical Characteristics:  
Width: 16" (40 cm)
Depth: 22.5" (57.2 cm)
Height: 12.5" (32 cm)
Weight: 35 lbs (16 kg)
Electrical Characteristics:  
Voltage: 115 Volts AC or 230 Volts AC
Power: 200 Watts Max


63120 HistoPro 150 Tissue Embedding System each 8,500.00 Add to Cart

EMS slide stainerarrow11The EMS 3030 Histo Pro H and ESlide Stainer

The new EMS slide stainer offers the end user the ability to have a stainer with 30 stations and a continuous load option with multiple protocols. This state of the art stainer which is only 32" long has a built in fume extraction as well as the ability to connect to a lab fume hood.

Specifications of Slide Stainer

Number of Stations: 30
Number of Rinse Stations: 5 (user selectable)
Rinse Water Flow Control: Software programmable for 1 station individually adjustable for 5 stations
Number of Load Station: 1
Number of Unload Station: 1
Reagent Container Volume: 350 ml
Slide Carrier Capacity: 30 slides
Drying Station Temp. Range: 40°C - 70°C
User Interface:  
Display: Active matrix TFT 6.5" display
Touch Screen: Resistive touch pad
Number of programs: 50
Number of steps in a program: 50
Programmable Flow Rates: 500, 1000, 1500, and 2000 ml/min, programmable for individual step.
Physical Characteristics:  
Width: 32" (80 cm)
Depth: 25" (63 cm)
Height: 18" (45 cm)
Weight: 65 lbs (30 kg)
Electrical Characteristics  
Voltage: Available for 115 Volts AC or 230 volts AC


63122 H and E Slide Stainer each 19,900.00 Add to Cart

HistoPro 414arrow11HistoPro® 414 Linear Slide Stainer

HistoPro® 414 offers consistent staining of slides in an easy to use compact, cost conscious package. It is ideal for Mohs techniques, Special Stains, and general surgical pathology frozen sections.

Key Features and Benefits

  • Fits On Top of Most Cryostats
  • Ideal for H&E Stains Up to 4 Slides at a Time Per Slide Carrier
  • Continuous Loading Feature to Keep Up with Lab Demand
  • Programmable Station Timing from 2 to 300 Seconds
  • 14 Reagent Stations Including 3 Running Rinse Water Stations
  • Holding Station for 16 Processed Slides
  • Only 50 ml Per Reagent Container
  • Up to 900 Slides Per Hour at 10 Sec Station Time
  • Designed and Manufactured in the USA

Specifications of Slide Stainer

Number of Stations: 14
Number of Rinse Stations: Up to 3, (user configurable)
Processed Slide Holding Tank: Holds up to 16 slides (4 Slide Carriers)
Reagent Container Volume: 50 ml
User Interface:  
Display: 2 line x 16 character LCD display
Station Time: From 2 seconds to 300 seconds
Agitation Selection: 0-3 dips every 5 seconds
Physical Characteristics:  
Width: 24.5" (62 cm)
Depth: 8.5" (22 cm)
Height: 11" (28 cm)
Weight: 35 lbs (16 kg)
Electrical Characteristics:  
Voltage: 100-220 Volts AC, 50-60 Hz
Current: 1 Amp Max.


62305 HistoPro® 414 Linear Slide Stainer each 5,000.00 Add to Cart

Histo-Tek® SL Slide Stainerarrow11Histo-Tek® SL Slide Stainer

Automated Slide Staining for Low Volume Labs.

Introducing Histo-Tek® SL, an automated slide stainer that offers a new level of convenience and standardization for low-volume labs.

The Histo-Tek® SL provides reliable automated slide staining with countertop convenience. Able to stain up to 100 slides per hour, the Histo-Tek® SL eliminates labor-intensive manual staining while standardizing the process for optimal quality and error reduction.

The Histo-Tek® SL features 15 programmable staining protocols with up to 35 steps each for maximum flexibility. Protocols can be saved and shared across multiple devices via USB drive for complete slide staining standardization.

Histo-Tek® SL Slide StainerKey Features and Benefits

  • Stains ~100 slides per hour
  • Eliminates labor intensive hand staining
  • Smaller footprint fits most countertops
  • Standardizes the staining process for optimal quality error reduction
  • 22 Stain Reservoirs for many staining protocols
  • Bi-directional robotic arm allows for progressive and regressive staining protocols
  • Two plumbed rinse stations for wash flexibility
  • 30 slides per arm movement for small batch control
  • Charcoal filter or optional vent kit
  • 15 easily programmable staining protocols with 1-35 steps each for maximum staining flexibility
  • Optional special stain reservoirs
  • Save staining programs onto a USB drive for multiple Histo-Tek® SL Stainers
  • Tinted fume cover to protect from UV light


Dimensions Centimeters (W x D x H): 81 X 79 x 41
  Inches (W x D x H): 32 x 31 x 16
Weight 25 kg (55 lb)
Number of Stations 24
Dedicated Stations 1 unload station and 1 load station
Rinse Stations 2
Reagent Volume 350 ml
Number of Programs Up to 15
Steps in a Program Up to 35
Slide Baskets 30-count basket, 20-count basket, 10-count basket

Ordering Information

Not for sale overseas
Catalog # Tissue-Tek Description Pack Price  
62669-90 1900 SL Slide Stainer each 25,750.00 Add to Cart
arrow11Accessories and consumables for the Histo-Tek® SL Slide Stainer
Not for sale overseas
Catalog # Tissue-Tek Description Pack Price  
62669-91 1901 Slide Rack 30 Count each 132.00 Add to Cart
62669-92 1902 Slide Rack Adapter each 40.00 Add to Cart
62669-93 1903 Slide Rack Adapter 20 count each 40.00 Add to Cart
62669-94   Slide Rack 20 Count 10/pk 260.00 Add to Cart
62669-95 1909 Slide Rack Adapter 10 Count each 45.00 Add to Cart
62669-96 6137 Slide Rack 10 Count each 252.00 Add to Cart
62669-97 1908 Special Stain Reservoir each 54.00 Add to Cart
62669-98   Charcoal Filter 2/pk .00 Add to Cart
62669-99   Vent Kit and Hose each .00 Add to Cart
62669-85 9033 White Slides each 26.00 Add to Cart
62669-86 9034 White Slides, Charged each 46.00 Add to Cart

Cryostat Section Preparation Aids