Sakura Tissue-Tek Glas g2 6500 Automated Coverslipper
The Sakura Tissue-Tek Glas g2 6500 Automated Coverslipper model 6500 represents the next generation of traditional glass slide preparation. Delivering up to 420 slides/hour, the Tissue-Tek Glass coverslipper provides optimal performance while it’s smart, simple design makes it easy to operate. The Sakura Tissue-Tek Glas g2 6500 Automated Coverslipper provides automated coverslipping convenience with confidence.
The Sakura Tissue-Tek Glas g2 6500 Automated Coverslipper has different dispense volumes of mounting medium and coverslipping speeds that can be programmed according to different tissue thicknesses and can be adjusted in real time. The Tissue-Tek Glas g2 6500 coverslipper has an activated carbon filter that minimizes hazardous fumes.
Up to 400 slides/hour throughput
Load capacity is 3 baskets into the load station
Unloading station that accommodates 12 slide baskets (240 slides)
Mounting medium – toluene-based
Low mounting medium alert
Slide gripper that accommodates slides with paper labels
Programmable drying time
Independent operation and loading when linked to the Prisma Stainer
Up to 9 programs to accommodate 8 different sizes of glass coverslips
2 drying fans on top and bottom of slides
An advanced filtration system for a safe, comfortable environment
Compatible Solvents that can be used are Xylene, D-Limonene-based substitutes, and Aliphatic-Hydrocarbon-based substitutes.
Compatible Mounting Mediums that can be used are Xylene-based, D-Limonene-based, and Aliphatic-Hydrocarbon-based. For best results, Tissue-Tek® Glas™ Mounting Medium, product code 6419 (500 mL) is highly recommended.
Using the optional Tissue-Tek Glas g2 Link System 6168 you can achieve automation of all tissue operations from staining with the Prisma Automated Slide Stainer 6130 to coverslipping.
Acceptable dimensions for Cover Glass:
Slide size: 1 x 3 ” (25 x 75 mm)
Thickness: 0.9 to 1.2 mm
Dimensions of coverglass:
24 (width) x 40, 50, 55, 60 (length) mm
25 (width) x 40, 50, 55, 60 (length) mm. If 25 mm wide cover glasses are used, the system may have to be readjusted.
User interface: 4 lines (20 characters each), 2 LED’s
LIS connectivity: Optional barcode reader (6508)
Operating temperature: 10 to 40 degrees C (50 to 104 degrees F)
Coverglass reusable holders: 40, 50, 55, or 60 mm