Tissue-Tek VIP® 6


Introducing Tissue-Tek VIP® 6—the next generation of proven Tissue-Tek® Vacuum Infiltration Tissue Processors. With a reliable, easy-to-use design, it’s now possible to take processing to a higher level of efficiency and reliability.

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Designed for streamlined operation, the Tissue-Tek VIP® 6 utilizes enhanced reagent features for greater productivity including automatic transfer during processing, illuminated cabinet that enables observation of reagent levels, and 7 mixing options.

Additionally, Tissue-Tek VIP® 6 features smart instruments designed to make processing easier than before. Continuous mixing, short cycles, and a heated retort lid take processing to the next level.

With Tissue-Tek VIP® 6, you can introduce a safe, secure, and environmentally friendly system into your lab. Solution manager software safeguards all steps taken during processing to protect tissues and specimens. Tissue-Tek VIP® 6 is the choice you know for ultimate efficiency and reliability that you expect.


  • Optional xylene-free processing
  • Automatically transfers 3 reagents at a time including paraffin during processing
  • Continuous mixing for efficient processing
  • High-resolution LCD color touch screen allows easy access to programs
  • 3 user-defined cleaning cycles with optional drying cycle
  • Programmable rinses with water, alcohol, water/alcohol, alcohol/water, or an external solution
  • Options for user-defined solutions, solution configurations, and programs
  • Advanced filtering combines fume condenser system and 2 disposable activated carbon filters—eliminates the use of water
  • User-defined 150- or 300-cassette capacity configuration
  • Two levels of password protection for complete instrument and information security


Application: Processes routine and biopsy tissue samples
Product Codes: #6030
    Centimeters (W x D x H): 60 x 68 x 136
    Inches (W x D x H): 24 x 27 x 54
    Weight: 160 kg (352 lb)
Process Capacity: Up to 300 Tissue-Tek® Uni-Cassettes®
Fume Control: Fume condenser system and 2 disposable activated carbon filters
Reagent Reservoirs: 10 reagent reservoirs, 4 removable paraffin reservoirs
Program Memory: 50 processing programs, 3 user-defined cleaning programs
Password Protection: 2 levels, 4 managers, and 20 users
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