Low profile 2.3 liter black, finished interior chamber reduces glare, thus improving visibility of the tissue specimen. Glazed glass lid for easy viewing of interior. Top ledge allows space for preheating or for evaporating away any remaining water on the glass slides. Durable fiberglass insulated body prevents heat loss and fluctuations in temperature for uniform surface heating. Non- stick coated chamber & detachable power cord for easy cleaning.