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Atomic Force Microscopy and Scanning Tunneling Microscopy Supplies

arrow13Tools and Supplies for AFM, STM

Technical Data Sheetcustom storage container for the storing and transporting of samples for SEM, TEM, FIB, AFMarrow12SampleSaver™ Portable Storage Containers

Our custom storage container for the storing and transporting of samples for SEM, TEM, FIB, AFM, etc. This device is different from a vacuum storage unit or from desiccators. The unit allows you to evacuate and backfill or purge with dry nitrogen. You can then pressurize the container to eliminate the possibility of diffusion into the container. It is ideal for shipping or storing sensitive samples from lab to lab.

Cat. # Description Qty Price  
76540-01 Small Portable Storage Container, SS100 each 180.00 Add to Cart
76540-02 Large Portable Storage Container, SS200 each 200.00 Add to Cart
TEM grid boxes or aluminum stubsarrow11 Sample Racks for the SS100 Sample Saver™

These sample racks are designed to fit into the SS100 Sample Saver™ for the storage of TEM grid boxes or aluminum stubs that needed to store in safe environment.

Cat. # Description Qty Price  
76541-10 Model SS100-TEM – TEM Grid Box Holder. Consists of 3 vented TEM grid boxes and storage rack to fit into SampleSaver™ SS100 set 252.00 Add to Cart
76541-20 Model SS100-125 – ⅛" SEM Stub Holder. Consists of 3 tiers sample rack. Each shelf holds 5 SEM stubs with ⅛" pin. (SEM stubs not included) set 200.00 Add to Cart
76541-30 Model SS100-375 – ⅜" SEM Stub Holder. Consists of 3 tiers sample rack. Each self holds 3 SEM stubs with ⅜" pin. (SEM Stub not included) set 200.00 Add to Cart
76541-40 Model SS100-125-1 – ⅛" SEM Stub Holder. Consists of 3 tiers sample rack. Bottom shelf holds 1" dia sample mount and top two shelves each hold 5 SEM stubs with ⅛" pin. (SEM stubs not included) set 200.00 Add to Cart
76541-50 Model SS100-375-1 – ⅜" SEM Stub Holder. Consists of 3 tiers sample rack. Bottom shelf holds 1" dia sample mount and two top shelves each hold 3 SEM stubs ⅜" pin. (SEM stubs not included) set 200.00 Add to Cart
arrow11Sample Racks for the SS200 Sample Saver™

These sample racks are designed to fit into the SS200 Sample Saver™ for the storage of TEM grid boxes or aluminum stubs that needed to store in safe environment.

Cat. # Description Qty Price  
76542-00 Model SS200-FIB – FIB Sample Holder to store SBT CastleGuard™ Holders. (CastkeGuard™ holders not included) set 406.00 Add to Cart
76542-20 Model SS200-125 – ⅛" SEM Stub Holder. Consists of 5 tiers sample rack. Each shelf holds 5 SEM stubs with ⅛" pin. (SEM stubs not included) set 250.00 Add to Cart
76542-30 Model SS200-375 – ⅜" SEM Stub Holder. Consists of 5 tiers sample rack. Each self holds 3 SEM stubs with ⅜" pin. (SEM Stub not included) set 250.00 Add to Cart
76542-40 Model SS200-125-1 – ⅛" SEM Stub Holder. Consists of 5 tiers sample rack. Bottom shelf holds 1" dia sample mount and top four shelves each hold 5 SEM stubs with ⅛" pin. (SEM stubs not included) set 250.00 Add to Cart
76542-50 Model SS200-375-1 – ⅜" SEM Stub Holder. Consists of 5 tiers sample rack. Bottom shelf holds 1" dia sample mount and four top shelves each hold 3 SEM stubs ⅜" pin. (SEM stubs not included) set 250.00 Add to Cart
AFM Sample Mount AFM Sample Mount with Spring Clip
74000-01   74000-02
Set Screw Vise  Dual Set Screw Vise
74000-03   74000-04

arrow11Cross Section Mounts and Sample Holders for AFM/STM

Made from high quality magnetic stainless steel

These mounts and sample holders make it easy to clamp and position cross sectional samples for AFM imaging. They're easy to attach to the magnetic sample holder of the AFM system.

Compatible with most AFM systems on the market.

74000-01 90° Mount - Adhesive required each 29.00 Add to Cart
74000-02 90° Mount with Spring Clip each 48.00 Add to Cart
74000-03 Vise w/Set Screw and Allen Key each 48.00 Add to Cart
74000-04 Dual Vise w/Set Screw and Allen Key each 48.00 Add to Cart

Downloadable PDFVacuum Pick Up Systemarrow11Vacuum Pick Up System

Handle delicate miniature objects without scratching, breaking or pinching. The system avoids contamination of parts and performs functions that tweezers does such as sorting, picking up, holding, carrying, and transferring. As well it is an alter-native way for handling cover slips without the use of forceps

Features:

  • Picks up grids faster and easier than tweezers – WARNING: Never use this device on coated grids
  • Quiet operation
  • Eliminates all tweezer damage to grids
  • Good suction (produces 14" Hg vacuum and an air flow of 125 cubic inches/minute); Can pick up aluminum stubs
  • Can be used as a tool to pick up glass slides, cover slips, wafers, thin film samples, etc.

Double-insulated (115-120V, 60Hz, 2-wire). Light weight, completely assembled and ready for immediate operation as soon as the proper tip is selected and installed. Vacuum is created at the tip by placing the finger over the control hole on the anodized aluminum vacuum pen. To break the vacuum, just remove your finger from the hole.

Vacuum Pick-up System includes:

Vacuum Pick-up System complete set: Vacuum Generator, Aluminum Vacuum Pen, Five Vacuum Tips, Set of seven Rubber Vacuum Cups (size ranging: 9/16", ½", 7/16", ⅜", 5/16", ¼" and 3/16"), an In-Line Filter, and 4 ft (122 cm) of Vacuum Tubing.

71894 Vacuum Pick-Up System, 115V/60Hz each 205.00 Add to Cart
71895 Vacuum Pick-Up System, 220/60Hz each 245.00 Add to Cart
71896 Vacuum Generator 115V each 112.00 Add to Cart
71897 Vacuum Generator 220V each 132.00 Add to Cart
71894-01 Vacuum Pick-up Pen only each 38.00 Add to Cart
71904-02 Vacuum in-line-filter ⅜" x 1½" each 12.00 Add to Cart
Vacuum pick-up tips, Stainless steel, 1.5" long:
71898 12 gauge, 0.109" (O.D.); 0.085" (I.D.) each 9.00 Add to Cart
71899 16 gauge, 0.065" (O.D.); 0.047" (I.D.) each 6.00 Add to Cart
71900 18 gauge, 0.050" (O.D.), 0.033" (I.D.) each 6.00 Add to Cart
71901 20 gauge, 0.035" (O.D.), 0.022" (I.D.) each 6.00 Add to Cart
71902 25 gauge, 0.020" (O.D.), 0.095" (I.D.) each 6.00 Add to Cart
71903 Vacuum suction cups 0.500" diameter each 5.25 Add to Cart
71904 Vacuum suction cups 0.250" diameter each 5.25 Add to Cart
71905 Vacuum suction cups 0.164" diameter each 5.25 Add to Cart
71906 5⁄16" (7.94mm) Vacuum Suction Cup each 5.25 Add to Cart
71907 ¼" (7.94mm) Vacuum Suction Cup each 5.25 Add to Cart
71909 Set of 7 Rubber Cups (9/16", ½", 7/16", ⅜", 5/16", ¼", and 3/16") 7/set 32.00 Add to Cart

Vacuum Pick-Up Toolarrow11ESD Vacuum Tool

Battery-free, hand-held vacuum pick up pen designed for the safe pick-up of SMD components during assembly, test and rework processes. With fountain-pen dimensions, Vampire grabs, lifts and places components in complete safety, aided by a powerful internal piston and a full ESD protection. A complete choice of tips designed for any size of SMD component helps the operator to have always the right tool in hand. Includes: pen, conductive metal straight needle, 45° angled metal needle, conductive rubber cup 4mm, conductive rubbercup 6mm, conductive rubber cup 9 mm, and lubricant kit.

71927-01 ESD Vacuum Tool Kit, includes: vacuum pen, straight conductive metal needle, 45°angled conductive metal needle, conductive rubber cup 4mm, conductive rubber cup 6mm, conductive rubber cup 9mm kit 60.00 Add to Cart
71927-02 ESD Vacuum tool replacement set: straight conductive metal needle, 45°angled conductive metal needle, conductive rubber cup 4mm, conductive rubber cup 6mm, conductive rubber cup 9mm set 32.00 Add to Cart
71927-03 ESD Vacuum tool replacement set: conductive rubber cup 4mm, conductive rubber cup 6mm, conductive rubber cup 9mm set 15.00 Add to Cart
71927-04 Spare ESD 4mm cups each 5.00 Add to Cart
71927-05 Spare ESD 6mm cups each 5.00 Add to Cart
71927-06 Spare ESD 9mm cups each 5.00 Add to Cart
71927-07 Straight needle with ESD 4mm cup each 9.00 Add to Cart
71927-08 Straight needle with ESD 6mm cup each 9.00 Add to Cart
71927-09 Straight needle with ESD 9mm cup each 9.00 Add to Cart
71927-10 45° angle needle with ESD 4mm cup each 10.00 Add to Cart
71927-11 45° angle needle with ESD 6mm cup each 10.00 Add to Cart
71927-12 45° angle needle with ESD 9mm cup each 10.00 Add to Cart

Downloadable PDFPen Vacarrow11Pen Vac™

Pen-Vac™ is a new improved way to handle small, flat surface objects. Beside the electronics assembly industry, jewelers, model builders etc. Pen-Vac is ideal for EM work as well. It can be used to handle grids, pick up stubs, align membranes, work with glass slides, cover slips and much more. Holds up to one minute.

Features:

  • Lifts up to 50 grams
  • Totally self-contained vacuum
  • Light-weight, less than one ounce
  • Fits in your pocket like a pen
  • Brushed aluminum body
  • Optional storage compartment for vacuum tips and cups
  • No power supply needed
  • Available in various sizes
  • Interchangeable vacuum probes

Pen-Vac™ comes with:

A variety of Vacuum Probes, complete with a vacuum cup attached and it is available with plastic or aluminum hubs. Straight and angled to suit your applications. The stainless steel needle portion of the probes are one-half inch long.

Vacuum Cups come in a wide range of materials. We offer the Static Dissipative and the Conductive Cups that provide ESD protection for electrostatic discharge of sensitive components. Cups comes in three sizes: ⅛" (3.17mm); ¼" (6.35mm); and ⅜" (9.52mm).

Set consists of:

One Pen with 6 Probes and Cups. (6 Probes: 3 angled ⅛", ¼", ⅜" and 3 straight ⅛", ¼", ⅜").

71914 Complete Pen-Vac System Set 77.00 Add to Cart
71915 Same as 71914 with Deluxe Case Set 84.00 Add to Cart
Probes and Cups:
71916 ⅛" Straight and Bent, Small 2/pk 6.50 Add to Cart
71917 ¼" Straight and Bent, Medium 2/pk 6.50 Add to Cart
71918 ⅜" Straight and Bent, Large 2/pk 6.50 Add to Cart

Porta-WandPorta-Wand Charger arrow11Porta-Wand®

The Porta-Wand kit comes with a non-removable 9.6V NiMH rechargeable battery and in-stand charger. Easy push-button on/off control. Replaceable internal air filter is accessible from the front of the tool. Internal exhaust filter ensures better than Class 1 performance. Indicator Light flashes when battery needs to be recharged, and also turn on when proper vacuum has been established.

Specifications:

Battery Type: 9.6V NiMH, Rechargeable, Non-Removable
Charge Time: 2 hours
Continuous Run Time: 2-3 hours
Recharges: Up to 1000
Replacement: Factory Replaceable
Vacuum 15 to 20" of mercury (atmospheric pressure and elevation dependant)
Measurements Wand: 7 x 1.2 x 0.85" (178 x 30 x 21mm)
Stand: 4.5 x 2 x 3.5" (114 x 51 x 98mm)
Weight Porta-Wand: 5.44 ounces (154 grams)
Charger Stand: 10.5 ounces (298 grams)
Transformer: 16 ounces (454 grams)
Operating Temp 10°C to 45°C
Charger Power Requirements Supplied In-Stand Charger; Wall plug-in power supply 24 VDC @ 500ma. Barrel jack size 5.5mm OD x 2.1mm ID. Center pin positive.

Ordering Information:

Prod # Description Unit Price
71928 Porta-Wand for up to 4" (100mm) wafers, with ESD-safe flat wafer tip and 115V In-stand Charger each 2265.00 Add to Cart
71928-01 Porta-Wand for up to 6" (150mm) wafers, with ESD-safe flat wafer tip and 115V In-stand Charger each 2265.00 Add to Cart
71928-02 Porta-Wand for up to 8" (200mm) wafers, with ESD-safe flat wafer tip and 115V In-stand Charger each 2265.00 Add to Cart
71928-03 Porta-Wand for up to 12" (300mm) wafers, with ESD-safe flat wafer tip and 115V In-stand Charger each 2265.00 Add to Cart
Porta-Wand with hard anodized wafer tip
71928-04 Porta-Wand for up to 6" (150mm) wafers, with hard anodized wafer tip and 115V In-stand Charger each 1580.00 Add to Cart
71928-05 Porta-Wand Air Intake Filters 5/pk 51.00 Add to Cart

Porta-Wandarrow11Porta-Vac II®

The Porta-Vac II kit comes complete with a disposable 9V battery and a wafer tip. A large switch provides easy on/off control. The internal air filter is accessable from the front of the tool, and an internal exhaust filter ensures better than Class 1 performance. Optional rechargeable battery and in-stand charger also available.

Specifications:

Battery Type: 9.6V NiMH, Continuous Run Time: 3-4 hours
Type: 9V Alkaline, Continuous Run Time: 12-15 hours
Type: 9V Carbon, Continuous Run Time: 4-5 hours
Type: 9V Lithium, Continuous Run Time: 36-40 hours
Vacuum 15 to 20" of mercury (atmospheric pressure and elevation dependant)
Measurements Wand: 7.3 x 1.1 x 0.80" (185 x 28 x 20mm)
With Rechargeable Battery: 7.92 x 1.1 x 0.80" (200.23 x 28 x 20mm)
Weight With Battery: 6.03 ounces (171 grams)

Ordering Information:

Prod # Description Unit Price
71929 Porta-Vac II for up to 4" (100mm) wafers, with Molded PEEK wafer tip and 9V Disposable Battery each 1135.00 Add to Cart
71929-01 Porta-Vac II for up to 6" (150mm) wafers, with Molded PEEK wafer tip and 9V Disposable Battery each 1135.00 Add to Cart
71929-02 Porta-Vac II for up to 8" (200mm) wafers, with Molded PEEK wafer tip and 9V Disposable Battery each 1135.00 Add to Cart
71929-03 Porta-Vac II 115V In-stand Charger and 9.6V Rechargeable NiMH Battery each 479.00 Add to Cart
71929-04 9.6V Rechargeable NiMH Battery each 140.00 Add to Cart
71929-05 Porta-Vac II Air Intake Filters 5/pk 51.00 Add to Cart

Porta-Wandarrow11ExP Vacuum Wand Kit

ExP Vacuum Wand Kits are a lower cost alternative to the Porta-Wand and Porta-Vac II systems, which share the same tips. Has a push-button to close the vacuum and release the wafer. The included stand keeps the button pressed when the wand is not in use. Comes complete with an ⅛" Inner Diameter coiled vacuum hose and a wafer tip. Must use a vacuum pump or vacuum line. Able to be used with our Vacuum Pick Up System.



Ordering Information:

Prod # Description Unit Price
71932 ExP Vacuum Wand Kit for up to 4" (100mm) wafers, with Molded PEEK wafer tip, ⅛" coiled hose and stand each 459.00 Add to Cart
71932-01 ExP Vacuum Wand Kit for up to 6" (150mm) wafers, with Molded PEEK wafer tip, ⅛" coiled hose and stand each 459.00 Add to Cart
71932-02 ExP Vacuum Wand Kit for up to 8" (200mm) wafers, with Molded PEEK wafer tip, ⅛" coiled hose and stand each 459.00 Add to Cart
71932-03 ExP Vacuum Wand Kit for up to 12" (300mm) wafers, with Molded Flat wafer tip, ⅛" coiled hose and stand each 477.00 Add to Cart
71932-04 ExP Push Button Wand for ⅛" coiled hose each 224.00 Add to Cart
71932-05 Push Button Wand Holder each 156.00 Add to Cart

Porta-Wandarrow11Molded PEEK ESD-Safe Wafer Tips

Made from PEEK, a high performance plastic and are able to be used in Porta-Wand, Porta-Vac II, and EMS Vacuum Wand Kits. Withstand temperatures up to 100°C. Thin profile to allow easy access to wafers.

Ordering Information:

Prod # Description Unit Price
71935 Molded PEEK Wafer Tip for 4" (100mm) wafers each 90.00 Add to Cart
71935-01 Molded PEEK Wafer Tip for 6" (150mm) wafers each 90.00 Add to Cart
71935-02 Molded PEEK Wafer Tip for 8" (200mm) wafers each 90.00 Add to Cart
71935-03 Molded Flat Wafer Tip for 12" (300mm) wafers each 106.00 Add to Cart

Porta-Wandarrow11Hard Anodized Wafer Tips

Made from hard anodized aluminum, these wafer tips are able to be used in the Porta-Wand, Porta-Vac II and EMS Vacuum Wand Kits. Withstand high temperatures up to 250°C. They feature a 3" long, straight stainless steel tube covered by a PTFE sleeve. The press-fit adapter is made from static dissapative plastic.

Ordering Information:

Prod # Description Unit Price
71936 Hard Anodized Wafer Tip for 4" (100mm) wafers each 109.00 Add to Cart
71936-01 Hard Anodized Wafer Tip for 6" (150mm) wafers each 109.00 Add to Cart
71936-02 Hard Anodized Wafer Tip for 8" (200mm) wafers each 109.00 Add to Cart

Handi-Vac® Vacuum Cuparrow11Handi-Vac® Vacuum Cup

The Handi-Vac®-2 has an improved tip designed for better lifting capacity utilizing larger, non-marking vacuum cups. This new tip also enhances functionality and improves accuracy when picking and placing parts. It can be purchased with one static-dissipative cup available in three sizes: ", ½" and ⅝". The entire vacuum tool is ESD-safe.

71921-01 Handi-Vac-2, ⅜" (9.53mm) Vacuum Cup each 14.00 Add to Cart
71921-02 Handi-Vac-2 With ½" (12.7mm) Vacuum Cup each 14.00 Add to Cart
71921-03 Handi-Vac-2 With ⅝" (15.88mm) Vacuum Cup each 14.00 Add to Cart

Handi-Vac® Squeeze Bulb Kitarrow11Handi-Vac® Squeeze Bulb Kit

The Handi-Vac® Squeeze Bulb Kit is a versatile, cost-effective vacuum tool system that should be on every tool-bench.

Features

  • (1) ⅛" vacuum cup on bent probe
  • (1) ¼" vacuum cup on bent probe
  • (1) ⅛" vacuum cup on straight probe
  • (1) ⅜" vacuum cup on straight probe

Applications

  • SMT parts
  • Metal parts
  • Plastic parts
  • Smooth, nonporous-surfaces
This tool can be used with larger rubber vacuum cups ranging in size from 3/32” (2.38mm) to 3/4” (19.05mm) in diameter. Use the larger cups to pick up larger and heavier parts by placing them directly on the Handi-Vac tip without using a probe.

Instructions

  1. Select a tip with a rubber vacuum cup slightly smaller than the part you want to pickup. Place it on a probe. Put the probe firmy on the tip of the Handi-Vac tool. Make sure the rubber vacuum tip is free of dust
  2. Gently squeeze the Handi-Vac bulb and place the soft suction cup squarely on the part, then relax your squeeze. The part is now firmly gripped
  3. Move the part to where you need it and a give a second squeeze of the bulb to release it
71921-25

Handi-Vac® Squeeze Bulb Kit includes:

  • (1) ⅛" vacuum cup on bent probe
  • (1) ¼" vacuum cup on bent probe
  • (1) ⅛" vacuum cup on straight probe
  • (1) ⅜" vacuum cup on straight probe
each 22.00 Add to Cart

Vacuum Pick-Up Squeeze Bulbarrow11Vacuum Pick-Up Squeeze Bulb

This portable vacuum anti-static pick-up device is ideal for objects ranging in size from 0.200 to 3.00 square inches. Ground strap recommended to ensure static discharge.

71922 Vacuum Pick-Up Squeeze Bulb each 80.00 Add to Cart

disc punchesarrow11Disc Punches

Produces discs from sheet materials. Ticket punching type. Comes with adjustable side gauge for centering hole, 2" maximum reach. Weight 10 oz., 6½" long.

Maximum thickness for punching is up to 67-mil (1.7 mm). Disc size available: 5/16", ⅜", ½" and 1". Complete unit includes one punch handle and one punching die.

77850-08 Punch, 5/16" (7.94 mm) Circle each 100.00 Add to Cart
77850-09 Punch, ⅜" (9.54 mm) Circle each 110.00 Add to Cart
77850-12 Punch, ½" (12.7 mm) Circle each 110.00 Add to Cart

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