Thermo Scientific™

Section Transfer System™(STS)

Related applications:

Anatomical Pathology

Reduce manual handling by automatically transferring section ribbons from the blade to the water bath with the Thermo Scientific™ Section Transfer System™. Adjustable, laminar water flow rate avoids tissue section damage allowing for more usable sections per block. Sections are stretched due to the smooth water flow, providing extremely thin, as well as high-quality, sectioning results.
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  • Heat and illumination shut off
  • Separate control panel for temperature control
  • Section and ribbon stretching performed at edge of blade
  • Skip mechanism
  • Separate waste tray
Water bath:
  • Round, removable water bath insert design
  • Water temperature adjustable between 20° and 50°C
  • Illuminated water bath
  • In-line water filter
  • Water flow regulator
Technical Details:
  • Heated water bath: +45°C
  • Volume of heated water bath: 800mL
  • Volume of pump reservoir: 600mL
  • Required liquid: demineralized or distilled water
  • Flow rate: 0mL/min. -500mL/min.
  • Operating conditions: +10°C to + 35°C (at max. 60% rel. humidity of the air) altitude up to 2000 M.S.L. for indoor use only
  • Pollution degree: 2
  • Overvoltage category: II
  • Acoustic pressure: 40 dBA
Power requirements:
  • 220-230V | 50-60Hz, 0.7A, +/- 10%
  • 240V | 50-60Hz, 0.7A, +/- 10%
  • 120V | 50-60Hz, 1.4A, +/- 10%
  • 100V | 50-60Hz, 1.4A, +/- 10%
  • Internal protection of the secondary circuit: 1 x T4AH; 1 x T2AH
  • Control unit: 2.4kg
  • STS complete: 4.4kg
  • Disposable blade carrier TE: 3.0kg
  • STS: 300 x 300 x 130mm (D x W x H)
  • Control unit: 265 x 160 x 80mm (D x W x H)