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AutoTEC on the job


The AutoTEC a120 automatically embeds your tissue for standardised embedded blocks


Enable your staff to get more done by reducing manual work while increasing your productivity


Secure tissue orientation from grossing and minimise tissue sample loss

Some of the benefits

A supportive automatic embedding system

By automating manual embedding, the a120 helps to free up valuable technician time. So staff can focus on other tasks in the lab.
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    Automated embedding of 120 cassettes per hour matching the Tissue Tek® x120 for an optimal workflow

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    Up to 40 cassettes available for microtomy every 20 minutes, creating a continuous workflow

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    High quality tissue embedding gives you consistent, clean blocks

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    Facilitate Track & Trace of cassettes with the integrated barcode reader


Tissue-Tek® Paraform® Cassettes

Secure tissue orientation from grossing and minimise orientation errors or tissue sample loss.


Tissue-Tek® Paraform® Tissue Orientation Gels

Our hydrogels are specially designed to safely hold and maintain oriented small tissue samples

What others say

Automation made it possible to free up labour for other purposes

Sibel Ergünes and Camilla Grandal Histotechnicians from Odense University Hospital
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The Sakura Automatic Embedding System

  • The tissue gets locked and oriented correctly at grossing – no tissue reorientation needed
  • Our Tissue-Tek AutoTEC a120 Automated Tissue Embedder is a key element of SMART Automation
  • Our system matches perfectly with the Tissue-Tek Xpress x120 Continuous Rapid Tissue Processor
  • Mega cassettes can be embedded separately by using Tissue-Tek® TEC™ 6 Embedding Console System



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Our complete range of services supports you in handling your daily challenges to help complete the daily workload, establish shorter turnaround times and improve your lab’s efficiency and quality.

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Our Leasing Solution supports your laboratory in benefitting from the latest technology solutions, enabling you to deal with day-to-day challenges without high-capital investments that might be difficult to obtain.

In order to support a smooth daily operation in your lab, it’s crucial that your instruments are reliably operational and continuously available. With a Platinum, Gold or Silver Service Agreement, we empower you to meet your needs and budget. A fixed periodic fee gives you more control of your budget, as costs are then predictable. We take care of your instruments; while you focus on your patients.

Well-trained people can work more efficiently and perform better. That’s why we offer on-site customer training on your instruments to optimise results. We train your staff to acquire in-depth knowledge of the Sakura instruments and consumables, empowering them to use the tools to their fullest potential. (training can be filed for ISO 15189 standards certificate)

Maximise your uptime with stock management. Our Express Delivery enables you to order urgently needed products in small quantities and deliver them within one day. (Conditions and exceptions apply. It only applies to consumables and accessories 20 kg measured by weight; hand-carried. Hazardous goods have a longer delivery time.)

When you utilise remote monitoring, we can support your system uptime. If an error occurs, we can see exactly what has gone wrong and which replacement part your instrument will need. You save time while your operational continuity remains supported.