Coverslipper automates and simplifies the tedious task of adding cover glass/coverslips on microscope slides. The instrument can handle up to 600 slides per hour making it one of the fastest on the market. Quality is not offset by the speed of the instrument and the unit consistently provides high quality coverslipping. The flexibility of Coverslipper allows it to handle various cover glass/coverslip sizes. In addition to the flexibility of Coverslipper it is easy and straightforward to operate and cleaning and maintenance is simple to do. It is small enough to fit into fume cabinets, easy to move around and accepts a variety of commercial mounting media.