Re: [Histonet] Problems STP 120 Spin Tissue Processor

From:"Agustin Chertcoff"

thanks to all for their answers. I will see if I can sleep tonight!


----- Original Message ----- 
To: "Agustin Chertcoff" 
Sent: Wednesday, August 15, 2007 6:34 PM
Subject: Re: [Histonet] Problems STP 120 Spin Tissue Processor

> Hi Augustin,
> We had one for a few months in early 2006 and it was a nightmare.  I never 
> had your experience, but yes, it would do things that were so outside the 
> norm, that we couldn't trust it.  They took it away and we got a new VIP5 
> for conventional processing and in the Fall 2006 also got 2 RHS1 microwave 
> processors that are a dream.
> We had no luck with service on the 120, just like you.   Be very careful 
> with this instrument.  I wouldn't trust it.
> Good Luck
> Eileen Lonergan
> Manager
> Histology
> converge Diagnostic services
> Peabody MA
> (978) 548-5206
>>From: Agustin Chertcoff 
>>Date: 2007/08/15 Wed PM 03:37:22 CDT
>>Subject: [Histonet] Problems STP 120 Spin Tissue Processor
>>In the laboratory we use a STP 120 Spin Tissue Processor. Sometimes, for 
>>reasons that nobody knows, the first paraffin containers appears 
>>solidified. The basket with biopsies is outside, in the high, several 
>>hours until I arrive in the morning. The technical service has not known 
>>how to solve it. Has somebody had problems with this model?
>>Ht Agustin Victor Chertcoff
>>Gastroeonterology Municipal Hospital
>>Buenos Aires
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> Eileen Lonergan
> (207) 749-9617  cell
> (207) 324-6468  home 

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