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.


The VIP 6 has flexible programming for temperature, mixing, reagent exchange, and up to 14 steps per program Allows for rapid and conventional protocols to meet all tissue processing 
The VIP 6 is the most reliable and highest quality tissue processor on the market, with a mean time between repairs of 52 weeks Eliminates downtime and unexpected tissue reprocessing due to instrument malfunction
Customer determined Solution Management System allows for automated reagent exchange while the system is in process Saves on reagents


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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