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Decalcification and Fixation Equipment

Ultrasonic Decalcifying System

MEDITE USE33

The USE 33 quickly and gently targets and breaks crystalline structures of calcium phosphate, magnesium phosphate and calcium carbonate. 

Using USE33 decreases decalcification time by up to 75% for bone marrow biopsies, femoral heads, nasal and auditory cartilages, and up to 60% for material containing high levels corticalis. 

The gentle method of decalcification ensures their is no tissue shrinkage or swelling, and tissue morphology and antigenicity remain intact allowing for subsequent immunohistochemistry testing. 

The fully programmable control module ensures different programmes can be created and stored. 

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Program Run Time (User Defined):   1 minute to 100 hours 

Bath Volume:                                                 13.5 litres

Dimensions (w/d/h):                                 450 x 600 x 350 mm

Decalcifying Solutions for Use With USE33

USEDECALC Special Buffered EDTA Solution

- Using with USE33 Ultrasonic Decalcifier decreases decalcifying

   time by up to 75% compared to conventional EDTA decalcification

- Specifically developed for immunohistochemical applications

Does not damage morphology or antigenicity

 

- pH neutral and buffered  

Decalcifying Solutions for Use With USE33

USERAPID Decalcifying Solution 

- Formulated for fast decalcification

- pH neutral and buffered 

- Preserves morphological structures 

- Decalcifies between 1-3 hours (depending on specimen size)

Embedding Equipment

Modular Embedding Centre 

 

MEDITE TES99

The TES99 is made up of modules for heating, dispensing and cooling which can be placed in whichever configuration the user chooses. Larger labs can facilitate a large throughput by having multiple heating and cooling units. Each unit has its own individual temperature control. The ergonomic, insulated and uncluttered design allows for user comfort during long periods of use. 

 

Heating Module

The heating unit comprises of a heated bath at the base of the unit which will accommodate almost any type of sample basket. The top part of the unit has a cover that can be opened and closed to ensure temperature stability. Embedding moulds and cassettes can be kept heated in this area. A removable cassette tray made of stainless steel can be placed within for better organisation of cassettes.

Dispenser Module

The dispenser unit has a large 5.7 litre capacity wax tank which can be activated by either by hand, using the the dispense control, or via a foot switch. The uncluttered working area is illuminated by an adjustable lamp and has a well proportioned cold spot. Two connections for heated forceps add to the user friendly design.  

Cooling Modules

Modules are available in Medium and Large Sizes and allow up to 80 and 110 blocks respectively to be cooled at any one time. Both sizes benefit from the same insulated ergonomic design as the Dispenser and Heating modules for ease of use and easy cleaning.

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Embedding Centre  

BEC 150

The BEC 150 Embedding Station is ergonomically designed for comfort and ease of working. The modular Cold Plate can be paced to the left or right of the system, and the fully programable, easy to use touchscreen control panel ensures the user can personalise all parameters for optimum working.

The adjustable LED lights provide a bright working area and the oversized cold spot enables all cassette sizes to be handled with ease. Coloured status lights enable users to see when the system is ready for work and cardboard drawer liners ensure cleaning is simple and easy.

Wax dispense rate can be quickly and easily adjusted, and wax can be dispensed using touchless proximity sensor for added user comfort.

Heated Forceps

Heated Forceps

MEDITE eCep System

The eCep system means the user does no longer has to chose between wax congealing on the forceps tips if using fine surgical style forceps, or having to use cumbersome heated forceps. 

The delicate and user friendly forceps are heated at the tip only, ensuring the finger grips are cool and comfortable to use for long periods of time.

Available with 0.5, 1, 2 and 4mm tip sizes.

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Temperature Range:                            Up to 68°C

Forceps Tip Sizes Available:            0.5, 1, 2 and 4mm

Control Box Dimensions (w/d/h): 123 x 162 x 57mm

Wax Dispenser

High Capacity Wax Dispenser

MEDITE L15

The L15 has a very high capacity which ensures even the biggest labs can always molten wax ready at all times.

The space saving design ensures the L15 has a very small footprint for such a high capacity device, ensuring the most economical use of the laboratory bench. 

 

The non drip dispense nozzle is positioned centrally, allowing enough space below for large containers to be filled.

The temperature can be user selected via the digital control panel to ensure optimal working. 


A transparent lid with ergonomic handle covers the wax tank, making it easy to view the fill level.

 

Both the lid and the powder-coated metal housing of the L15 are robust and resistant to common laboratory cleaning agents.

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Temperature Range:       20°C to 80°C

Tank Capacity:                    15 litres

Dimensions (w/d/h):       390 x 590 x 550mm

Microtomes

Fully Automatic Rotary Microtome 

 

MEDITE A550
 

The fully automatic Microtome A550 is a premium microtome developed and manufactured in Germany by microtome experts with many decades of experience. As a result, A550 is ergonomics, precision, consistency and balance personified. 

The specimen feed and retraction are fully automatic. The cutting stroke can be either automatic for ease and comfort, or manual for when extra sensitive cuts are required to further protect very fragile tissue samples.
 

Settings relevant to the sections are entered via the intuitively operated digital control panel. 

The side controls allow fine and coarse adjustment. The larger rotary control is linked to the specimen clamp and the lower rotary control allows the sectioning speed to be changed for trimming and fine sectioning applications.

The memory function allows user defined selections to be saved and scrolled between at the push of a button. The retraction can be selected variably and the sections are counted automatically. The start and stop function of the vertical cutting stroke can be operated via the keyboard or the optional foot switch. The sectioning speed is infinitely variable.

 

A fine adjustment mechanism is already integrated as standard feature of the specimen clamp holder. The specimen clamp can be aligned horizontally and vertically, both orientations give great stability.

For added safety the spring lever brake can be operated mechanically.

Section waste is collected in the large removable tray on the front of the Microtome A550 to keep the work area free. 

Different versions of specimen clamps and blade holders are available separately for different applications and customer requirements.

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Fine Section Thickness Setting Range:

       - from 0.25μm to 2μm in 0.25μm steps

       - from 2μm to 10μm in 0.5μm steps

       - from 10μm to 100μm in 1μm steps

 

Trimming Section Thickness Setting Range:

       - from 0 μm to 20 μm in 1 μm steps

       - from 20 μm to 100 μm in 5 μm steps

       - from 10 μm to 600 μm in 10 μm steps

 

Horizontal Specimen Feed:                                  30mm

 

Vertical Stroke:                                                           70mm

 

Object Clamp Fine Adjustment:                         0 – 8° in X / Y axis

 

Blade Holder Setting Angle:                                 Mechanically 0 – 15°, marked 6 – 12°

 

Dimensions including Waste Tray (W/D/H): 377 x 530 x 281mm

Section Transfer System

MEDITE AQ 540

When the AQ 540 Section Transfer System is paired with the A550 Microtome the collection of even the most challenging sections and floating out is automated for perfect sections every time. 

After cutting with the special blade holder, the section is immediately stretched due to the temperature-controlled laminar water film, the flow of which is fully adjustable.

When the transfer bridge is open, the wet cutting waste is led straight into the waste container. With the bridge closed, the selected sections are moved into the temperature-controlled illuminated water bath. 

All settings are carried out via the touch display on the front.

Bath temperature:                                                                       up to 50 °C

Bath volume:                                                                                   750 ml

Pump reservoir volume:                                                            570 ml

Flow rate:                                                                                           0 ‒ 500ml/min

Dimensions When Mounted on Microtome (W/D/H):  300 x 235 x 128m

Semi Automatic Rotary Microtome 

 

MEDITE M530

The semi automatic Microtome M530 is developed and manufactured in Germany by microtome experts with many decades of experience. 

The automated specimen feed and retraction provide precision and consistency and the sensitivity and balance provided by the manual hand wheel ensure optimal section quality. 

 

Settings can be adjusted via the intuitive control panel. Fine and coarse adjustments can be made at the push of a button. Up to three sectioning positions can be saved and selected at the push of a button using the memory function. Specimen retraction can be selected variably. Sections are automatically counted.

A fine adjustment mechanism is integrated as standard feature of the specimen clamp holder. The specimen clamp can be aligned horizontally and vertically and offers optimal stability.

 

The Microtome M530 enables high-quality sections to be produced quickly and safely thanks to its precise operation.

Different versions of specimen clamps and blade holders are available separately for different applications and customer requirements.

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Fine Section Thickness Setting Range:

       - from 0.5μm to 5μm in 0.5μm steps

       - from 5μm to 100μm in 1μm steps

Trimming Section Thickness Setting Range:

       - from 0μm to 100μm in 5μm steps

       - from 100μm to 600μm in 50μm steps

Horizontal Specimen Feed:                                  30mm

Vertical Stroke:                                                           70mm

Object Clamp Fine Adjustment:                         0 – 8° in X / Y axis

Blade Holder Setting Angle:                                 Mechanically 0 – 15°, marked 6 – 12°

Dimensions including waste tray (W/D/H): 377 x 530 x 281mm

Manual Rotary Microtome 

 

MEDITE M380

The high precision manual M380 is developed and manufactured in Germany by microtome experts with many decades of experience. 

The precision trim wheel and perfectly balance hand wheel give the user complete control to allow perfect sections to be cut time after time. 

 

The mechanical section thickness regulator is clearly visible and easily adjustable. The handwheel can easily be locked in any position using a spring lever.

A fine adjustment mechanism is an integrated  feature of the specimen clamp holder. The specimen clamp can be aligned horizontally and vertically and is characterized by great stability.

 

Different versions of specimen clamps and blade holders are available separately for different applications and customer requirements.

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Setting Range:

       - from 0.5μm to 2μm in 0.5μm steps

       - from 2μm to 20μm in 1μm steps

       - from 10μm to 20μm in 2μm steps

       - from 20μm to 60μm in 5μm step

Horizontal Specimen Feed:                                  30mm

Vertical Stroke:                                                           70mm

Object Clamp Fine Adjustment:                         0 – 8° in X / Y axis

Blade Holder Setting Angle:                                 Mechanically 0 – 15°, marked 6 – 12°

Dimensions including waste tray (W/D/H): 377 x 530 x 281mm

Section Mounting Water Baths

Low Profile Histology Section Mounting Bath

The circular Low Profile Section Mounting Bath has a low rim to ensure sections can be floated and lifted comfortably. The black anodised coating makes section visibility easier and the internal insulation ensures a constant temperature is kept.

Lid included. 

Temperature Range: +30°C to +80°C

Dimensions (∅ x H):    345 x 100mm

Section Mounting Bath with Integrated Slide Dryer

The Section Mounting Bath and Slide Dryer combines section mounting and slide drying in a single instrument with a small footprint giving better space utilisation.

The pyrex section bath is removable to facilitate easier filling and emptying. The Slide Dryer is flat allowing better and more consistent heat transfer compared to wires or racks. Both processes have their own temperature control to allow user optimisation. 

Overall Dimensions:   350 x 365 x 155mm

Slide Dryer Capacity: 24 Slides

Slide Drying/Section Stretching Hotplates

Slide Drying/Section Stretching Hot Plates

The Bio-Optica Slide Drying/Section Stretching Hotplate has an easy to clean anodised flat heated working surface that enables a more consistent heat transfer compared to wires or racks. The digital temperature controller allows a consistent temperature to be set and maintained.

 

Dimensions:                   150 x 380 x 100mm

Temperature Range: +20°C to +90°C

Slide Drying/Section Stretching Hot Plates

MEDITE OTS 40

The Medite OTS Slide Drying/Section Stretching Hotplates have 6mm thick plastic coated aluminium working plates which facilitates rapid heating to the desired working temperature.

The digital temperature controller provides a consistent working temperature between 30°C and 99°C.

Available in sizes:  

150 x 200mm

150 x 400mm

200 x 250mm

250 x 300mm

300 x 400mm

High Capacity Histology Oven

High Capacity Histology Oven

 

MEDITE TDO Sahara Convection Oven 

The high capacity TDO Sahara is a convection oven for fast, effective, efficient and gentle drying of histology slides.

The TDO Sahara has a small footprint yet large drying chamber to ensure optimal use of laboratory bench space. The two stainless steel shelves within provide capacity for up to 48 slide racks, and a debris tray on the bottom of the chamber ensures ease of cleaning. 

TDO Sahara warms up to operating temperature in just sixty seconds. The magnetic locking mechanism ensures a stable temperature and efficient energy usage.

 

Drying times are set using an intuitive user interface which allows chosen drying times or continuous operation.

The proven, robust build quality ensures reliability and longevity. 

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Temperature Range:                      20°C to 80 °C

External Dimensions (w/d/h):  445 x 368 x 480mm

Internal Dimensions (w/d/h):    414 x 273 x 280mm

High Capacity Histology Oven

Cryostat 

MEDITE M630 

The Cryostat M630 is extensively equipped for high-speed cryo sectioning, with powerful cooling and a high-precision, semi-automatic microtome.

 

The standard model comes with a specimen clamp with fine adjustment and UV disinfection.

Due to the ergonomic design incorporating lets of room beneath the working area, the M630 can be used in sitting and standing positions. Two fixed height adjustments are available, to enable the purchaser to configure. 

The cooling chamber is beautifully illuminated with an adjustable LED light. The powerful cooling unit temperature goes down to -35 °C.

 

Inside the cooling chamber is a deep freezing rail with 15 positions for tissue samples. This includes two quick freeze positions that can cool down to 20 °C below chamber temperature and can be set separately. There is an optional electronically cooled specimen clamp that cools to -45°Ccooling the tissue sample even faster ready for sectioning. The cooling chamber has a transparent pane that is heated to avoid the formation of condensation.

The microtome and cooling chamber are controlled via individual control panels. They are positioned above the cooling chamber for easy access and intuitive to use.

 

M630 can be defrosted manually, or automatically using the timer function. The smooth stainless steel surfaces of the cooling chamber allow easy cleaning and disinfection. Condensation drains in to separate collecting vessel via the integrated drainage system.

The perfectly balanced handwheel is lockable to prevent unintentional movements, protecting samples and users. The horizontal feed and sample retraction are automated. 

A fine adjustment mechanism is integrated as standard with the specimen clamp holder. The specimen clamp can be aligned horizontally and vertically and is characterized by its particular stability. The blade holder can be easily corrected using an angle mark. The blade clamp is adjustable via grids in order to use the blade precisely and to its full extent. It also has a manual guard.

The M630 has low energy consumption and is both resource-saving and quiet.

 

Blade holders for low or high profile blades and two different sizes of anti-roll guides are available.

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Fine Section Thickness Setting Range:

       - from 1μm to 100μm in 1μm steps

       

Trimming Section Thickness Setting Range:

       - from 5μm to 100μm in 5μm steps

       - from 100μm to 500μm in 50μm steps

Specimen Retraction:                                             25mm

Horizontal Specimen Feed:                                  30mm

Vertical Stroke:                                                           70mm

Specimen Orientation:                                            360° in Z and 8° in X and Y axis

Dimensions including waste tray (W/D/H): 650 x 840 x 1120mm

Film/Tape Coverslipper

Tape/Film Coverslipper 

MEDITE Twister

In the age of digital pathology, high quality and consistent coverslipping is more important than ever. The digital scanning process is interrupted too often by badly mounted glass coverslips, causing wasted time and delayed delivery of the images to the pathologist. 

The Twister tape/film coverslipper removes the breakages associated with glass coverslipping, and provides high quality film/tape covering with speed and reliability whilst ensuring the best possible slide is presented to the digital pathology image scanner. 

Twister can coverslip up to 1200 slides per hour and has fast loading and unloading stations. 

The touchscreen user interface allows cover size to be user determined.

Changing the tape/film roll is quickly and easily done to ensure minimum downtime.  

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Speed per slide:                               3 seconds

Film Application Length:            45 - 60mm

Dimensions (w/d/h):                     730 x 310 x 545 mm

Section Mounting Water Baths

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