Floatation Workstation (Water Bath/slide dryer) YR456

Manufacturer:ย Kalstein


The YR456 Flotation Workstation is an indispensable tool for any histology laboratory aiming to improve precision and efficiency in its processes. This station features a pure green digital display that allows real-time monitoring of heating temperature directly and clearly, making operation easy. Furthermore, all parameters, including preset temperatures, working temperatures, and drafting status, are displayed in real-time, offering complete control to the user.

Market Price

The YR456 Flotation Workstation is competitively priced, generally ranging between $700 and $1,000, depending on the supplier and additional features. This investment is justified by the high precision and efficiency it offers to the flotation and drying process of slides, significantly improving the quality and speed of laboratory work.

Frequently Asked Questions

  • What is the temperature control accuracy?

The temperature control accuracy is ยฑ2โ„ƒ.

  • How are the temperatures of the floating and drying slides controlled?

The deviceโ€™s automatic system individually controls the temperatures of the floating and drying slides.

  • What is the capacity of the slide dryer?

The slide dryer has a capacity for 32 slides.

Advantages and Disadvantages


High precision: Provides exact temperature control with advanced technology.
Energy efficiency: Uses high thermal conductivity heating elements that save energy.
Versatility: Offers automatic memory and restoration functions and intuitive operation.


Initial cost: The price can be high for some laboratories.
Space required: The equipmentโ€™s dimensions may require considerable space in the laboratory.

Field Use

Histology laboratories primarily use the YR456 Flotation Workstation for the flotation and drying of slides. Its ability to maintain precise temperatures and programmable control makes it ideal for demanding work environments. This ensures consistent and high-quality results in sample processing, thereby optimizing laboratory efficiency and improving the precision of histological analyses.


To maximize the performance of the YR456, conduct regular maintenance, especially on the temperature sensors and heating elements. Additionally, training personnel in the proper use of the programmable control and automatic functions will ensure the equipment’s longevity and optimal results.

Donโ€™t miss the opportunity to enhance your laboratoryโ€™s efficiency and precision. Request a quote or generate an automatic quote through the Kalstein Plus platform. Discover how the YR456 Flotation Workstation can transform your slide flotation and drying processes. Optimize your results today and elevate the precision of your analyses with the YR456 Flotation Workstation.

Technical Specifications

Model YR456
Left Temperature range of water bath RT – 70โ„ƒ; automatically maintained
Right Temperature range of water bath ย RT – 70โ„ƒ; automatically maintained
Temperature range of slide dryer ย RT – 100โ„ƒ; automatically maintained
Automatic memory and restoration functions ย After startup, all preset temperature data

are automatically stored in the system.

Temperature Control Precision ยฑ2โ„ƒ
Dimensions of water bath dish ย 155ร—155ร—55mm(Wร—Dร—H)
Dimensions of drying station(32pcs slides) 405ร—130mm(Wร—Dร—H)
Working Voltage ย AC 220Vยฑ10% 50Hz (standard model); AC110Vยฑ10% 60Hz
Power ย 600W
Dimensions 475ร—460ร—175 mm (Wร—Dร—H)
Net weight 10kg

Additional information

Weight 9,3 kg
Dimensions 53 × 47 × 23,5 cm

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