Sakura VIP 5J Tissue Processor (2003 model)


The Sakura VIP 5 Tissue Processor is designed for fast, streamlined operation. The VIP 5 offers easy-to-use software that enables users to manage reagents, rename solutions and programs, and define cleaning cycles according to their needs. The VIP 5 is built to take care of other processes automatically, too – automated reagent transfer, continuous mixing, and bottle connection check to ensure smooth, flawless performance and significantly more efficient processing.

The Sakura Tissue-Tek VIP 5 Tissue Processor is flexible, allowing easy addition of cassettes, even during processing. It provides complete information at a glance through a full-text display, and facilitates reagent management through cassette counter and reagent usage counter features. Additionally, the VIP 5 cleans paraffin by degassing the oven, ensuring sanitized paraffin without the need for additional retort cleaning cycles.


Up to twenty different processing programs enable unmatched preparation of all tissue sample types

User-defined 150 or 300 cassette capacity

Create your own reagent and program names

Solution management software

Full-text display reveals complete information at a glance and is user-freindly

Unique automatic reagent transfer during the processing run

Unique continuous mixing for more efficient processing

Self-calculating delay mode coordinates completion of processing to enhance workflow

Cassette counter and reagent usages counter facilitate reagent management

User-defined cleaning cycles

Ample stainless steel work surface

Built-in printer interface (printer optional)

Automatic bottle connection check

External drain and fill

Adjustable alarm tone and volume

Two levels of passwords to ensure instrument and information security

Basket design allows upright placement of cassette specimens and fits all standard embedding consoles for optimal convenience




Tissue Processors


Tissue-Tek VIP 5J

Serial Number

Dimensions (W x D x H)

5219 0079  Floor model (#5215): 23.6″w x 23.6″d x 53.5″h (60x60x136cm)


352 lbs (160 kg) both bench and floor

Power Requirements



Used. Regular 6 monthly preventative maintenance

Price: $11,000 GST INCLUSIVE

Please contact David Cauchi at the Victorian Institute of Forensic Medicine on telephone 9684 4340 or email, for additional information