Thermo Fisher Scientific Launches Embedding System to Maximize Laboratory Productivity
Product News Aug 22, 2011
Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc., has introduced the Thermo Scientific HistoStar embedding system to deliver improved user comfort and productivity during the embedding process.
The first embedding center to incorporate a continuously adjustable paraffin dispenser paddle for user specific sample sizes, the HistoStar can accommodate all cassette sizes and accept baskets from any tissue processor in its large-capacity specimen drawer.
Its five liter paraffin reservoir and large area cold plate have also been designed to maximize productivity in the busiest of laboratories.
The new HistoStar embedding system incorporates an ergonomic design with smooth and insulated contact points for a cool and comfortable workspace, ensuring users can focus on the embedding process without discomfort or clutter.
Combined with patented cool LED lighting for improved specimen visibility, the HistoStar also provides five levels of illumination for both the specimen and accessory areas, eliminating the need for remote lamps and bulb replacement.
With an intuitive touch-screen design for parameter controls and programmable “sleep” mode for reduced energy consumption, the HistoStar is the only embedding center with a built-in Paratrimmer© for the removal of excess paraffin during specimen preparation - once again removing the need for additional equipment.
The robust design of the Thermo Scientific HistoStar minimizes moving parts, reducing wear and service requirements and ensuring dependable performance over the years.
A full accessory range also enables users to optimize their system with tools such as heated forceps, magnifier and foot pedal.