Thermo Scientific™

TissueWave™ 2 Microwave Processor

Related applications:

Anatomical Pathology

Ensure efficiency, versatility, and precision with minimal instrumentation with the Thermo Scientific™ TissueWave™ 2 Microwave Processor. This processor is used for tissue fixation and processing, decalcification of hard material, routine special stains where heat would accelerate the staining process, and for epitope enhancement during immunohistochemical staining.
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  • Meets growing workload demands by being designed for greater flexibility
  • Frees up technical time for more complex procedures and will consistently deliver uniformly excellent results in a fraction of the time
  • Offers load-on-demand capabilities; it is ready when the specimen is ready
  • Assists with secondary fixation before routine processing of fatty tissues
  • Uses the patented PolarHeat™ technology to accelerate paraffin heating
  • Offers flexibility for specialty labs


  • Ventilation system interlock
  • Two-door interlocks to prevent microwave leakage
  • Two temperature interlocks to prevent overheating


  • Sleek, modern design
  • Programmable protocols and memory recall
  • Vacuum chamber for rapid fixation and paraffin infiltration
  • Temperature and power controls, ability to convert wattage protocols
  • Easy-to-use display screen and tri-colored control panel for easy programming
  • Flexible temperature probe that guarantees accurate temperature control to ±1°C

Ordering Information:

  • Overall Dimensions (D x W x H): 24.5 x 21.5 x 19 in. (62.2 x 54.6 x 48.2cm)
  • Chamber Dimensions: 9.5 x 13.5 x 15.5 in. (24.1 x 34.3 x 39.4cm)
  • Weight: 77 lb. (169.4kg)
  • Power Requirements: 120V system, 15 amp service minimum (20 amp recommended); 230V system, 10 amp service minimum (15 amp recommended)


  • Glass air agitator tubing (No. B35240039, pack of three)
  • Thermo Scientific™ Shandon™ Excelsior™ ES organizer baskets (two each) (No. A78410021)
  • Interior lamp (No. B35240015)
  • Microwavable specimen container 2.5L/2.6 qt. (No. B35210007)
  • Operator guide (No. B35610006)
  • Temperature probe (No. B35240051)
  • Glass vacuum chamber (No. B35210001)