Sakura Tissue-Tek VIP Series Tissue Processors

Sakura Tissue-Tek VIP Series Tissue Processors

  • Store up to 10 different processing programs
  • Retort capacity of 100, 200, or 300 specimens (depending on model)
  • Available in bench-top or floor models
  • Pre-programmed cleaning cycle, P/V cycle, and diagnostic systems
  • Programmable 14 stage processing cycle

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The Sakura Tissue-Tek® VIP® Series are reliable tissue processors with a retort capacity of 100 specimens for the Tissue-Tek® VIP® 1000, 200 specimens for the Tissue-Tek® VIP® 2000, and 300 specimens for the Tissue-Tek® VIP® 3000. With a sophisticated micro-processor, the VIP® control panel permits the user to prepare and store up to 10 different processing programs at the touch a key.

The user friendly Sakura Tissue-Tek® VIP® tissue processors are not only designed for maximum reliability, but they also ensure the ultimate safety of your specimens. The computer monitors the entire process to continuously maintain all parameters under virtually any circumstances. Even in the event of power failure, the system will protect the integrity of your specimens.

Benchtop and compact, the Tissue-Tek® VIP® processors combine four key elements to produce a better block: alternating pressure, vacuum, heat, and agitation. These elements are programmable in each of 10 reagent and 4 paraffin stations. The Sakura Tissue-Tek® Series provides pre-programming of the 14 stage processing cycle, cleaning cycle, the P/V cycle and diagnostic systems. The operator may create and store up to 10 processing programs detailing time, heat, and P/V cycle at each station.

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Sakura Tissue-Tek VIP Series Tissue Processors Specifications

VIP 1000VIP 2000VIP 3000
Retort Capacity100 specimens200 specimens300 specimens
Dimensions/Floor Model1.09m (43") high, 0.61m (24") deep, 0.51m (20") wide
Dimensions/Bench Model0.58m (23") high, 0.61m (24") deep, 1.02m (40") wide
Weight110 kg (242 lbs.)
Voltage100-115 VAC, 50-60 Hz or 220-240 VAC, 50Hz
Reagent ReservoirsTen 3-liter reagent reservoirs, 2 cleaning reagent reservoirs
and 2 fume filters
Oven CapacityFour 3-liter interchangeable paraffin reservoirs
Operator ProgrammingTen retained processing programs and a self-calculating
delay timer - up to 99 days, 11 hours, 59 minutes
P/V Cycle Time30 seconds ambient, 90 seconds pressure,
30 seconds ambient, 90 seconds vacuum
OutputsExternal warning relay
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