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TEC-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