Axlab Auto Slide Preparation System for Automatic Sectioning of Parffin Blocks


Axlab Auto Slide Preparation System for Automatic Sectioning of Parffin Blocks, The system has an Input feeding unit of 4x 24 blocks on a sample tray, a Main trimming unit and sectioning the blocks placing the speimens on glass slides and finally a Drying unit storing and Drying the slides before they can be unloaded.

The characteristics of the system are as follows:

• Uniform section thickness and mounting position

• Block feeding by robotic function

• Automatic measurement of the block surface and the tilt angle

• Bar code reading function

• A unique conveying method of section by plastic film with static electricity

• Glass slide printing function

• Interval step-cut functions

• Stretching and drying functions

• Preventing sample mix-ups and injuries at the time of blade exchange

Device configuration is changeable according to the customer requests and needs.

Optional characteristics are:

• The system can trim the blocks using the Automatic Facing unit (FS), which takes a photo after trimming and decides whether further trimming is needed.

• Automatic exchange of microtome blades using the Quality Assessment unit (DB), which registers if blade marks appear on the sectioned specimens.

• The systems built-in glass slide printer can be connected to a LIS system by using the Expansion package for connection to external computer (LK-400).

• The Sample Management Unit (BR) creates the link between the glass slide and the original paraffin block.

• The system can monitor the surface temperature of the block using the Block Surface Temperature Detection Unit (BF) and prevent it from sectioning the block if it has a temperature above the optimal level.

• The Dual slide mounting unit (TM) allows the system to deposit up to two specimens on one glass slide.


Block*1 setting capacity: 24 blocks (standard), 96 blocks (option)

Slide*2 setting capacity: 100 slides (standard), 400 slides (option)

Slide storage capacity: 100 slides (standard), 400 slides (option)

Compatible slide size: 76 x 26 x 1 (mm). Some types of coating on the glass surface cannot be used.

Settable range of section thickness: 3-10 μm

Compatible block size: From 24 x 24 x 5 (mm) to 37 x 24 x 14 (mm) *3 *4 It can be sectioned until it remains up to about 3 mm in height.

Compatible block cassette size: 40 x 28 x 6 (mm), 40 x 28 x 12 (mm) Not compatible with larger block cassettes.

Processing time: About 2.5 minutes per block*5 (when making two sections from an already trimmed block)

Operating and setting interface: Touch panel

Ambient temperature: 22 to 28 ℃

Ambient humidity: 30 to 70% RH (Non-Condensing)

Power source: AC 100/110/120/220/230/240 V 50/60Hz Single-phase 1.5KVA x 3 systems

Compressor (air pressure): 0.7 MPa (100 psi)

Noise level: 63 dB

Axlab Auto Slide Preparation System for Automatic Sectioning of Parffin Blocks


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