Cost Effective Heat Epitope and Nucleic Acid Retrieval

TintoRetriever Pressure Cooker Overview & Features

The Bio SB TintoRetriever Pressure Cooker is a precision-controlled heat source capable of maintaining a constant and reliable temperature while minimizing the potential for evaporation of the working solution. The Bio SB TintoRetriever Pressure Cooker can be used for a variety of molecular pathology applications including IHC, FISH, and CISH.

Most formalin-fixed tissues require an antigen or nucleic acid retrieval step prior to any immunochemical staining. The retrieval process breaks some of the methylene bridges that crosslink proteins in formalinfixed tissues and allow antibodies or RNA/DNA probes to bind to unmasked epitopes or nucleic acids. Heat epitope or nucleic acid retrieval are most often performed using a conventional microwave oven or water bath. The Bio SB TintoRetriever Pressure Cooker is a solution for laboratories looking for a comprehensive, effective, and reliable retrieval system.

  • Low operational reagent use.
  • Low Reagent Use
  • Fast & uniform epitope retrieval.
  • Holds 96 Slides per Run
  • Cost effective and efficient HIER Solution
  • Use in IHC & ISH Applications
  • Multiple Temperature Settings
  • Built in temperature gauge for validation.
  • Bundled with Bio SB ancillaries.

TintoRetriever Catalog Numbers

Catalog No. Component
BSB 7015 TintoRetriever Pressure Cooker Bundle
BSB 7008 TintoRetriever Pressure Cooker
BSB 7086 Staining Dish Support
BSB 7009 Plastic Staining Dish
BSB 7010 SlideHolder (24 Slides)
BSB 7005 TintoRetriever Slide Thermometers

TintoRetriever Technical Parameters

Power Requirements: AC110V, 60Hz, 1000W

Dimensions: 320mm x 320mm x 340mm (W x D x H)

Weight: 12.6 lb (5.7 Kg)

Operational Temperature: 60°C – 121°C

Operational Humidity: 85%

Chamber Working Temperature: 121 °C

Chamber Working Pressure: 15 PSI (103 kPA, 1.03 bar, 1 kg/cm2)

TintoRetriever Components

Number Component Tintoretriever components
1 Pressure Limit Valve
2 Red Pressure Indicator
3 Push Rod
4 Sealing Rod
5 Working Chamber
6 Condensation Collector
7 Handle
8 Main Body
9 Heating Plate
10 Base
11 Power Cord
12 Lid Handle
13 Lid
14 Sealing Ring
15 Rubber Grommet
16 Upper Ring
17 Control Panel
18 Trivet

TintoRetriever Temperature Settings

TintoRetriever Setting
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