General Data Healthcare™ ATP1™ Automated Tissue Processor

Eliminates reagent carryover problems and excessive wax temperatures

Manufacturer: General Data Healthcare™ ATP1T120

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Catalog No. 12-650-2


This item has been discontinued by the manufacturer and is no longer available. Please call customer service for assistance: 1-800-766-7000. 


    Reagent Capacity 2.5 to 3L
    Width (Metric) 105cm
    Depth (English) 24 in.
    Depth (Metric) 60cm
    Height (English) 31 in.
    Height (Metric) 77cm
    Weight (English) 264 lb.
    Weight (Metric) 120kg
    Voltage 100 to 120V
    Hertz 50/60Hz
    Amperage 8A
    Certifications/Compliance TUV
    Includes 2 cassette basket, 1 bulk cassette basket
    Electrical Requirements 100 to 120V 50/60Hz
    Device Holds 300 cassettes
    Display LCD
    Filter Type 2 Charcoal filters
    Fluid Exchange Adjustable bubble rate in single increment intervals
    Temperature Range (English) 122° to 140 ±1°F
    Temperature Range (Metric) 50° to 60°C
    Wattage 1400w
    Warranty 1 Year
    Product Type Automated Tissue Processor

    Unique tissue processor directs the flow of all reagents, waxes and cleaning solutions to and from the processing chamber through a maintenance-free single rotary valve within a heated chamber.

    Key Features

    • Available as a tabletop or floor model
    • Equipped with an onboard computer operating system with color touchscreen controls
    • Unique “bubbling” circulation feature forces fluid uniformly through the layers of tissue cassettes
    • Bubbling frequency is programmable to provide the proper amount of mixing without overstressing specimens
    • Tissue infiltration can be enhanced by separating tissue cassettes with row dividers and spring organizers
    • Ensures high-quality processing while minimizing operator involvement and cleaning time

    Reagent Management

    • Reagent purge can be programmed to cycle automatically runs after removing processed specimens
    • At the end of the purge process, excess xylene vapor is removed from the reagent system through an activated charcoal filter
    • Since the filter is in an enclosed container, replacement is safe and easy
    Operating System
    • For improved reagent quality management, the ATP1 computer automatically monitors the program status and selects the cleanest reagents based on past processing cycles
    • System can propose reagents that need to be changed and select the schedule accordingly without the user having to manually rearrange bottles
    • Quality management can be controlled by specific groups or by individual bottles
    • Optional dot matrix, 40-column printer can be connected to an RS-232 port
    Reagent System
    • Fully enclosed reagent/pneumatic system's innovative design eliminates the need for overfill sensors to regulate retort filling and the potential escape of toxic fumes
    • Excess reagents are returned to the appropriate container through a unique bottle design in combination with the chamber overfill collection system
    • Activated charcoal filtering process and the enclosed pneumatic reagent system minimize exposure of laboratory personnel to noxious fumes
    Safety Features
    • ATP1 quality control program monitors the concentration of each batch of reagents and displays a pass/fail report
    • Critical parameters, such as heaters, errors and alarm system status, are checked automatically by a diagnostic system
    • Results are displayed and the operator is alerted to replace reagents as needed
    • Computer lockout feature allows the user to program a security code for accessing the system
    • In the event of a power outage or instrument failure, an optional auto dialer modem can be used to alert appropriate personnel
    • Up to three emergency telephone numbers can be programmed in the optional auto dialer (sold separately; contact your Fisher Scientific Customer Service Representative for ordering information)

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