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HistoCore SPECTRA Workstation

Workstation Kit - 14051254355, ST - 14051254354, CV - 14051454200

Faster Workflows and Proven Consistency from Slides 1 to 1,600

Your time matters. Speed up slide processing while maintaining quality and consistency with the HistoCore SPECTRA Workstation, the only workstation that provides consistent staining from slides 1 to 1,600. It also offers the fastest glass coverslipping drying time on the market at only 5 minutes, processing slides that are instantly dry to the touch.

  • Work harder. Process up to 570 dried slides per hour so you can transport immediately and not delay diagnosis.
  • Improve efficiency by 20%. This solution provides the unique flexibility to process H&E and special stains simultaneously at high throughput in parallel with 52 stations.
  • Save time. By using specifically-designed consumables, users ensure consistent staining quality and reduce the number of manual corrective actions for coverslipped slides.
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HistoCore SPECTRA ST Stainer Features

Routine & Special Staining with Dual Robotic Arms

Dual robotic arms and multiple reagent stations ensure each rack is stained efficiently. Users can process up to 330 slides per hour without compromising flexibility or lowering the turnaround time. In addition, the innovative design and 52 cuvette stations enable H&E and special stains to run simultaneously at a high throughput.

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Routine & Special Staining with Dual Robotic Arms

No External Oven Needed

For better specimen adherence to the glass slide, baking/drying is integrated into the staining process on the HistoCore SPECTRA ST with a built-in hot air oven that eliminates excess paraffin. No external oven or additional user interaction is required, and the oven can process up to six racks at the same time. That means faster turnaround times and quicker processing.

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No External Oven Needed

Precise Reagent Management and Cost Control with Unique Single Slide Counting

Have precise control over reagent conditions, and coordinate reagent exchange using RFID-monitored consumables, color-coded rack technology, and a unique slide counter. Together, these features minimize user errors, save time, control costs, and reduce waste in the lab.

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Precise Reagent Management and Cost Control with Unique Single Slide Counting

Intuitive User Interface Minimizes Hands-On Time

The easy-to-use software of the HistoCore SPECTRA ST automatically calculates optimal bath layouts, eliminating manual steps. As a result, no hands-on interaction is needed, which helps improve lab efficiency.

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Intuitive User Interface Minimizes Hands-On Time

Reduced Errors with Protocol Autostart

The patented color-coded rack technology provides a clear visual distinction and automatically starts individual protocols when the racks are inserted. This reduces human error by making it easy to recognize and correctly allocate the racks and slides to their designated staining protocols.

Oversight and Control through Traceability

HistoCore SPECTRA H&E Staining System provide the clarity and consistency you expect. In addition, RFID technology enables you to accurately track reagent usage, slide volume, and maintain records.

HistoCore SPECTRA CV Coverslipper Features

Market-Leading Throughput and Drying Time

The first and only solution in the market with dual glass coverslip lines enabling the highest throughput: up to 570 dried slides per hour. With an integrated hot air drying oven, it achieves a drying time of only 5 minutes, providing the fastest turnaround time for your lab.

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Market-Leading Throughput and Drying Time

Boost Coverslipping Throughput and Efficiency

The dual and independent coverslip lines don’t just deliver the highest throughput, they also give users the flexibility to manually load slides in a continuous workflow. In addition, the coverslipper features an enhanced lay down mechanism, a smooth handling process (push method for coverslipping readiness), and validated ready-to-use consumables with RFID technology. These consumables include the HistoCore SPECTRA CV X1 rapid drying, xylene-based mounting media. An antioxidant is added to inhibit stain fading and prevent the formation of annual rings. It sets up quickly, allowing slide preparations to be handled immediately after mounting.

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Boost Coverslipping Throughput and Efficiency

Large Workload Capacity

The 9-rack output drawer can handle a total capacity of 270 slides. That allows users to focus on the many other important tasks throughout the lab.

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Large Workload Capacity

Never Worry about Broken Glass

The unique glass detection sensor automatically removes and transfers broken coverslips to better protect the safety of the user while handling slides and to help maintain the integrity of tissue specimens.

Capability to Handle Multiple Labels

The new coverslipping process supports smooth handling of different slide labels, providing flexibility you demand.

Consumables

Achieve Consistent Quality from Slide 1 to 1,600

Rest easy knowing the slides processed are of consistently high quality. Leica Biosystems’ validated protocols and the HistoCore SPECTRA H&E Staining System eliminate day-to-day variation. Better yet, these H&E stains provide the clarity and definition to help speed diagnostic efficiency for pathologists and patients.

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Achieve Consistent Quality from Slide 1 to 1,600

Ready-to-Use Coverglass and Mounting Media

HistoCore SPECTRA CV X1 is a rapid drying, xylene based mounting media. An antioxidant is added to inhibit stain fading and prevent the formation of annual rings. It sets up quickly, allowing slide preparations to be handled immediately after mounting. SPECTRA X1 is soluble in xylene, toluene, and most xylene substitutes.

HistoCore SPECTRA CV Coverglass allows for maximum reduction of fingerprints due to ready-to-use coverglass cartridges. Enhanced packaging reduces broken coverglass and humidity.

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Ready-to-Use Coverglass and Mounting Media

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Product Specifications

HISTOCORE SPECTRA ST STAINER

Instrument Dimensions, Hood Closed (W x D x H): 135.4 x 78.5 x 58.5 cm
(53.3 x 30.9 x 23.1 in)
Instrument Dimensions, Hood Open (W x D x H): 135.4 x 78.5 x 94.3 cm
(53.3 x 30.9 x 37.1 in)
Weight (Empty w/o Reagents and Accessories): 185 kg (407 lbs)
Net Weight (with Reagents): Approx. 220 kg (485 lbs)
Certifications: CE, c-CSA-us
Nominal Supply Voltages: 100 to 240V
Throughput: Up to 330 H&E Slides per Hour
Capacity of Slide Rack: 30 (5 Slide Rack for Special Stains)
Reagent Cuvette Stations: 36
Cuvette Volume: 380 mL
Water Flow Cuvette Stations: 6
Stations in Input and Output Drawer: 5 Each, Continuous Loading Possible with Max. 150 Slides
Drying Oven Stations: 6

HISTOCORE SPECTRA CV COVERSLIPPER

Instrument Dimensions, Hood Closed (W x D x H): 69 x 78.5 x 58.5 cm
(27.2x 30.9 x 23.1 in)
Instrument Dimensions, Hood Open (W x D x H): 69 x 78.5 x 94.3 cm
(27.2 x 30.9 x 37.1 in)
Weight (Empty w/o Reagents and Accessories): 110 kg (242 lbs)
Nominal Supply Voltages: 100 to 240 V AC +10%
Throughput: Up to 570 slides per hour
Usable Specimen Slides: In Accordance with DIN ISO 8037/1 (76 mm x 26 mm)
Coverslip Quantity: 300 Coverslips per Magazine
Coverslip Size: 24 mm x 50 mm
Mounting Media: HistoCore SPECTRA CV X1, Xylene based
Specimen Slide Holders: 30 Specimen Slides

HISTOCORE SPECTRA H&E STAINING SYSTEMS

Staining Intensity: S1 (Light to Moderate)
S2 (Moderate to Dark)
Capacity: 1,600 Slides
On-stainer Expiration 7 days
Staining component Volume: 380 mL/bottle
Staining System Components: SPECTRA Hemalast
SPECTRA Hematoxylin
SPECTRA Differentiator
SPECTRA Bluing
SPECTRA Eosin

HISTOCORE SPECTRA CV CONSUMABLES

HistoCore SPECTRA CV Coverglass: 1 Case = 8 cartridges with 300 coverslips per cartridge
HistoCore SPECTRA CV X1 Mounting Media: 1 Case = 2 bottles with 150ml each

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Customer Testimonials

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HistoCore SPECTRA CV Coverslipper reduces turnaround time by 47% from glass coverslipping to slide drying process completion.

An independent university pathology hospital compared the HistoCore SPECTRA CV Coverslipper with the Sakura Tissue Tek® Film Coverslipper. Result: The use of the built-in oven reduced the drying process time by 47% compared to using the drying station of their existing film coverslipper.

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"The fact that the HistoCore SPECTRA ST stainer and stains maintains the same quality from the first slide to the sixteen-hundred is amazing to me.”

Wisconsin Diagnostic Laboratories Histology Department in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, handles more than 24,000 cases and 500,000 blocks every year. They needed to update their staining equipment after 20 years of service and looked for a replacement that would continue their long tradition of highly accurate, efficient service.

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Inform_Diagnostics_teams_up_with_Leica_Biosystems

“The nuclear detail is of excellent quality, much like looking at a picture in a book. The pathologists just love the quality of the slides.”

Always looking to improve its quality and streamline operational efforts, Inform Diagnostics teamed up with Leica Biosystems to assess whether the HistoCore SPECTRA systems provided a cost-effective update to Inform Diagnostics’ staining technology that would meet or exceed its industry-leading quality standards.

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Configurations

Workstation Solution

  • HistoCore SPECTRA ST Stainer (14051254354)
  • HistoCore SPECTRA CV Coverslipper (14051454200)
  • HistoCore SPECTRA CV Cover Glass (3800152) and Mounting Media (3801733)
  • HistoCore SPECTRA Workstation Kit / Transfer Unit (14051254355)

Stainer Only

  • HistoCore SPECTRA ST Stainer (14051254354)

Coverslipper Only

  • HistoCore SPECTRA CV Coverslipper (14051454200)
  • HistoCore SPECTRA CV Cover Glass (3800152) and Mounting Media (3801733)

HistoCore SPECTRA ST Parts/Accessories