An automated heat sealer offering fast sealing, increased process customization and all electric operation improving reliability and reducing noise. Offering complete versatility, the A1000E will work with a wide range of plates, shallow and deep well formats, tube racks, and custom mouldings. It has a compact footprint and top-loaded seal rolls are easily loaded without the aid of tools. With the ability to program sealing time, temperature, pressure, foil length and sealing distance the A1000E offers complete customization of the sealing process for a wide range of applications. The A1000E is equipped with both on-board touch screen operation, savable protocols for bench top use, an RS232 port and included programming parameters for robotic integration.