Flotation Water Bath (Water Bath/slide dryer) YR457

Manufacturer:ย Kalstein


The YR457 Floating Water Bath is an indispensable tool for any histology laboratory seeking precision and efficiency in its processes. The pure green digital display allows you to monitor the heating temperature in real-time directly and clearly, making operation easy. Additionally, all parameters, including preset temperatures, working temperatures, and drafting status, display in real-time for complete control.

The YR457 uses an automatic temperature control system managed by single-chip microprocessors, ensuring uniform and rapid heating. Its high thermal conductivity heating element, combined with PID control and triple temperature controls, makes this device safe, reliable, and energy-efficient. The device also features automatic memory and restoration functions, ensuring all preset temperature data is stored in the system.

Market Price

The YR457 Floating Water Bath is competitively priced, generally ranging between $500 and $800, depending on the supplier and additional features. This investment is justified by the high precision and efficiency it offers, facilitating faster and more precise work in the laboratory.

Frequently Asked Questions

  • What is the temperature range of the water bath?

The temperature range of the water bath is from ambient temperature to 70 โ„ƒ, maintained automatically.

  • How do you control the temperature of the slide dryer?

The slide dryer temperature is automatically controlled and ranges from ambient temperature to 100 โ„ƒ.

  • What is the temperature control accuracy?

The temperature control accuracy is ยฑ2โ„ƒ.

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: It 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 YR457 Floating Water Bath for the flotation and drying of slides. Its ability to maintain precise temperatures and programmable control makes it ideal for demanding work environments. Consequently, 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 YR457, conduct regular maintenance, especially on the temperature sensors and heating elements. Additionally, train personnel in the proper use of the programmable control and automatic functions to 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 YR457 Floating Water Bath can transform your slide flotation and drying processes. Optimize your results today and elevate the precision of your analyses with the YR457 Floating Water Bath.

Technical Specifications

Model YR457
Temperature range of water bath RT – 70โ„ƒ; automatically maintained
Temperature range of slide dryer 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 210ร—170ร—60mm(Wร—Dร—H)
Dimensions of drying station(50pcs slides) 250ร—108mm(Wร—Dร—H)
Working Voltage AC 220Vยฑ10% 50Hz (standard model)
Power 400W
Dimensions 460ร—310ร—135 mm (Wร—Dร—H)
Net weight 6kg

Additional information

Weight 13 kg
Dimensions 57 × 41 × 31 cm

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