Thermo SlideMate On-Demand Slide Printer


The Thermo SlideMate Slide Printer is a cutting-edge solution designed to streamline slide labeling in medical and research laboratories. With its high-resolution printing technology, this innovative device delivers precise and clear labels for various slide types, including tissue specimens and cytology slides. The user-friendly interface allows lab technicians to create and customize labels with ease, while its seamless integration with laboratory information systems ensures efficient data transfer for label generation. The Thermo SlideMate Slide Printer enhances lab efficiency with its on-demand printing capabilities and rapid printing speeds, contributing to reduced turnaround times and improved productivity.


The Thermo SlideMate™ Slide Printer

The Thermo Scientific SlideMate™ Slide Printer is a technological marvel designed to redefine convenience and precision in the realm of slide printing. With its compact footprint, the Thermo SlideMate™ brings the power of on-demand slide printing right to your microtome, revolutionizing laboratory processes and mitigating the risk of patient identification errors. Experience the seamless fusion of advanced technology and practicality, all embodied within this innovative solution.

The SlideMate™ slide printer’s compact design fits effortlessly into your workspace, ensuring that you can bring the advantages of on-demand slide printing directly to where it matters most – the microtome. This strategic placement drastically diminishes the potential for errors in patient identification. By enabling laboratories to print accurate information precisely when the slide is required, the SlideMate™ elevates accuracy and efficiency to unprecedented levels.

One of the standout features of the SlideMate™ is its capability to print directly onto slides, eliminating the cumbersome need for labels or handwriting. This not only streamlines the process but also ensures that information is clearly and legibly imprinted, enhancing the reliability of slide identification. The utilization of chemical-resistant media adds an extra layer of assurance, guaranteeing the durability and longevity of your prints.

This compact and portable slide printer functions as an on-demand powerhouse, seamlessly integrating into your workflow. Its versatile data input methods ensure effortless integration into your existing systems, making adoption a breeze.

The printer’s adeptness lies in its ability to utilize a 2.5cm (1″) wide thermal transfer ribbon, capable of labeling around 12,000 slides, an impressive feat by any measure. Moreover, the SlideMate™ is compatible with standard 25x76mm (1×3″) slides, catering to common laboratory dimensions.

With a throughput of 3–6 slides per minute, the Thermo SlideMate™ doesn’t just excel in speed; it excels in efficiency. This is a system that empowers users to choose the number of slides they want to print per case, offering an unprecedented level of control over the process. The unit’s side door securely houses slides, safeguarding them against environmental contaminants and dust, ensuring that the results are pristine every time.

The SlideMate™ slide printer embodies convenience, accuracy, and durability. It’s not just a device; it’s a game-changer for modern laboratories. Whether you’re seeking to enhance accuracy, streamline processes, or elevate the quality of your slides, the Thermo SlideMate™ Slide Printer is your partner in achieving excellence.

Additional information






Dimensions (W x D x H)

6" x 10.4" x 8.9"


9.5 lbs



Operator Manual

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