Sakura Tissue-Tek SCA 4764 Film Coverslipper


Achieve unprecedented throughput of up to 1,080 slides per hour, eliminating air-drying wait times for glass coverslipped slides. Smart features ensure uninterrupted processes, while connectivity with the Tissue-Tek Prisma® Plus Automated Slide Stainer streamlines workflow. Validated for use with the Hologic® Thin Prep® Stain Plus Imaging System, the Film Coverslipper offers 3.7% faster scanning and fewer artifacts after a decade of storage. The synergy between Tissue-Tek Prisma® Plus and the Film® Coverslipper dramatically reduces scanning errors.


Revolutionize Slide Coverslipping with Unmatched Speed and Precision: Sakura Tissue-Tek SCA 4764 Film Coverslipper

Experience a paradigm shift in film coverslipping with the Tissue-Tek SCA 4764 Film® Automated Coverslipper. With a remarkable legacy spanning over three decades and encompassing more than three billion covered slides, this innovative solution has earned its place as a trusted staple in laboratories worldwide. Embark on a journey of enhanced productivity, elevated quality, and seamless connectivity that redefines the art of film coverslipping.

Unprecedented Throughput and Quality: The Tissue-Tek Film Coverslipper redefines the concept of speed with an unprecedented throughput of up to 1,080 slides per hour. This unparalleled pace means no more waiting for trays of glass coverslipped slides to air-dry. Pathologists are empowered with cleaner, higher-quality slides in record time, enhancing the diagnostic process and overall laboratory efficiency.

Smart Design for Enhanced Workflow: Crafted with intelligent features, the Film Coverslipper ensures a seamless workflow. Smart alerts keep you informed about low solvent or Coverslipping Film levels, preventing any interruptions during processing. Built-in safeguards guarantee that the current basket is completed before reagent or Film supplies run low, maintaining a continuous, uninterrupted process.

Elevate Efficiency with Innovative Connectivity: Embrace the power of connectivity by seamlessly integrating the Film Coverslipper with the Tissue-Tek Prisma® Plus Automated Slide Stainer. Unlock the potential of a fully automated walkaway staining process, from slide baking to slide drying. This integration not only enhances productivity but also streamlines your laboratory operations, contributing to a new era of efficiency.

Exceptional Storage and Reduced Unloading Frequency: The Film Coverslipper’s unload carousel is designed to accommodate up to 240 slides, providing ample on-board storage. This thoughtful feature minimizes the need for frequent unloading of small batches of coverslipped slides, optimizing your laboratory’s workflow and reducing unnecessary manual interventions.

Validated Excellence: The Tissue-Tek Coverslipping Film stands validated for use with the Hologic® Thin Prep® Stain Plus Imaging System. Furthermore, it proves to be the perfect companion for slide scanning and digital imaging, boasting a 3.7% faster scanning rate than glass. This validation ensures compatibility and consistency in your imaging processes.

Long-Term Reliability and Quality: Experience the enduring benefits of Film coverslipped slides. After 10 years of storage, studies reveal that these slides exhibit fewer artifacts compared to their glass counterparts. This longevity guarantees that your prepared slides retain their quality and integrity over time, contributing to more accurate diagnoses and valuable research.

Transformative Impact: The synergy between the Tissue-Tek Prisma® Plus and the Film® Coverslipper has demonstrated remarkable results, significantly reducing scanning errors on a staggering 800,000 slides. The success story of Complete Digital Pathology for Routine Histopathology Diagnosis in a Multicenter Hospital Network stands as a testament to the transformative impact of this powerful combination.

Advanced Built-In Features: The Sakura 4764 Film Coverslipper is equipped with cutting-edge features designed to enhance user experience and results:

  • Built-in microscope camera for real-time monitoring of the coverslipping process
  • High-performance dispensing system for precise and consistent application of coverslip
  • Automatic shut-off when the coverslipper is not in use
  • Built-in sensor that detects when the coverslipper is running low on mounting medium
  • User-friendly interface for easy operation and control
  • Versatility to work with a variety of mounting media and cover slides of different sizes.

Elevate your laboratory’s capabilities with the Tissue-Tek Film® Automated Coverslipper, the epitome of speed, precision, and innovation in film coverslipping technology. Experience unmatched throughput, exceptional quality, and enhanced connectivity that redefine the way you approach slide preparation. Join the ranks of laboratories worldwide that have chosen the Film Coverslipper as their reliable partner in achieving excellence.

Additional information



Tissue-Tek 4764



Dimensions (W x D x H)

24.4" x 10.8" x 21.8"


220.5 lbs



Operator Manual

You may also like…