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Leica TP1020 – Automatic Benchtop Tissue Processor, Semi-Enclosed

Configure the Leica TP1020 tissue processor to meet your laboratory needs: Starting with the basic instrument, upgrade your tissue processor with a vacuum function, a fume control system, both vacuum and fume control, and the option to use the instrument with chloroform. Complete the TP1020 tissue processor with a variety of accessories.

  • Reduces training time: The intuitive functions of the Leica TP1020 tissue processor make learning how to use the instrument easy, thus reducing training time.
  • Variable workloads: Process 100 or 200 cassettes at once to support variable workloads.
  • High reliability: Proven “workhorse” track record of high reliability.
  • Mechanical operation: Possible mechanical operation during power outages keeps specimens from drying out.



Carousel lid 820 mm Ø
Height 595 – 780 mm
Diameter of rollers 610 mm
Dry weight (including accessories) 60 kg
Wax baths 2 (3 optional)
Wax baths capacity 1.8 Liters
Wax baths temperature range 45 °C – 65 °
Standard tissue basket capacity max 100 cassettes
Nominal voltage 100/120/230/240 V AC ± 10%
Nominal frequency 50/60 Hz
Excess temperature cutout 75 °C ± 4 °C
Reagent containers 10 (9)
Reagent container capacity 1.8 liters
Standard tissue baskets 1 (2 optional)
Programs 9, freely selectable
Programmable infiltration time per station 99 h 59 min
Delayed start 9 days
Drain time 60 s
Vacuum device pressure difference max 500 hPa (approx. 0.5 bar)