Tissue-Tek Film® Automated Coverslipper

A coverslipper that is the clear choice

The Tissue-Tek Film® Automated Coverslipper is the fastest and only film coverslipper in the world capable of connecting to the Tissue-Tek Prisma® Plus Automated Slide Stainer to increase pathology laboratory productivity. With over 3 billion slides coverslipped with our xylene activated adhesive-backed Tissue-Tek® Coverslipping Film, now in its 5th generation, the Tissue-Tek Film® Automated Coverslipper is the clear choice for laboratories worldwide for over 30 years.

The Tissue-Tek Film® Automated Coverslipper unprecedented throughput of up to 1,080 slides per hour remains unmatched. The fast drying time reduces the long wait encountered when trays of glass coverslipped slides are air-dried. Pathologists are provided with clean high quality slides faster. 

Cleverly designed features alert you when solvent or Tissue-Tek® Coverslipping Film levels are low. Built-in safeguards ensure that the basket in progress is completed before reagent or Film supplies are depleted.

Whether standalone or connected to the Tissue-Tek Prisma® Plus Automated Slide Stainer, the Tissue-Tek Film® Automated Coverslipper unload carousel holds up to 240 slides, providing on-board storage and minimizing frequency of unloading small batches of coverslipped slides.  Connect the Tissue-Tek Film® Automated Coverslipper to the Tissue-Tek Prisma® Plus stainer to create an integrated, fully automated walkaway staining process from slide baking to slide drying.

The Coverslipping Film is validated for use with the Hologic®  Thin Prep® Stain Plus Imaging System. It is also ideal for slide scanning and digital imaging, and found to scan 3.7% faster than glass! Tissue-Tek Film® coverslipped slides have been shown to have less artifacts after 10 years of storage compared to glass coverslipped slides. 

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Features

    Benefits

Quick drying
  • Provide high quality dried slides to pathologist that can be read within minutes
Barcode scanner
  • Track slide identifiers linked to patients which complies with CAP requirements
Link to Prisma and Prisma Plus
  • Increase productivity
Large 240 slide unload station
  • Optimizes labor efficiency
Coverslip length can be changed on the fly
  • Options of 45, 50, 55, or 60 mm provide flexibility for any application
Audible beep alerts
  • Help notify staff when slides are ready
Charcoal filters and venting
  • Improves lab staff safety

Tissue-Tek® Coverslipping Film

Coverslipping Film – the clear choice

The Tissue-Tek® Coverslipping Film is the 5th generation of the resin-coated plastic film that eliminates the need for coverglass and liquid mounting medium. It reduces coverslipper maintenance and enables fast coverslipping compared to mounting medium and glass coverslips. 

The Tissue-Tek® Coverslipping Film is validated for use with the Hologic® Thin Prep® Stain Plus Imaging System. It is also ideal for slide scanning and digital imaging, and found to scan 3.7% faster than glass!

Your laboratory can now increase productivity, especially appreciated during daily peak-demand hours, and further reduce user stress levels by forwarding high quality coverslipped slides to the pathologists earlier. Film-coverslipped pathology slides have been shown to have less artifacts after 10 years of storage compared to glass coverslipped slides

Tissue-Tek Prisma® Plus Automated Slide Stainer connected to Tissue-Tek Film® Coverslipper

True walkaway integrated staining and coverslipping system