Tissue-Tek® Quick-Ray™
Tissue Microarray System

The newest technique for superior quality tissue microarrays (TMAS)

The Tissue-Tek® Quick-Ray™ System represents the newest technique available for producing superior quality Tissue Microarrays (TMAs) in less time than with traditional methods at a fraction of the cost.

The Tissue-Tek® Quick-Ray™ technique produces superior quality TMAs in less time than with traditional methods, and accomplishes finished products at a fraction of the cost. The Tissue-Tek® Quick-Ray™ uses a hollowed tip to remove tissue cores as small as 1 mm from paraffin-embedded tissue (donor block). The extracted tissue is then inserted into a preformed recipient block—the Quick-Ray™ System is the only system available that uses a preformed paraffin recipient block.

The finished block is sectioned using a microtome; the sections are mounted on glass slides and then stained. Each TMA block can be cut into 300-400 sections at 4-5 μm, which can then be subjected to independent tests. Common tests include immunohistochemistry and fluorescent in situ hybridization.

Compact design and versatility make building a Tissue-Tek® Quick-Ray™ TMA astoundingly simple. The construction of a TMA block can be done on any clean counter, and does not require a dedicated space.


Ready-to-use paraffin recipient block
Compact design and versatility
No dedicated space required for TMA block formation
Product name Tissue-Tek® Quick-Ray™ Tissue Microarray System
System contains 1 puncher
4 paraffin recipient blocks (1 mm, 2 mm, 3 mm & 5mm
1 basemold
4 punch tips (1 mm, 2 mm, 3 mm, & 5 mm)
1 punch guide (1 mm)
Product codes 8010

Product code

Product name and quantity

8011 Punch guide1 mm; 1/ea
8012 Punch tip 1 mm; 1/ea
8013 Punch tip 2 mm; 1/ea
8014 Punch tip 3 mm; 1/ea
8015 Punch tip 5 mm; 1/ea
8016 Recipient block 1 mm; 1/ea
8017 Recipient block 2 mm; 1/ea
8018 Recipient block 3 mm; 1/ea
8019 Recipient block 5 mm; 1/ea
8020 Quick-Ray basemold; 3/cs


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