Featured Equipment
Malvern offers a modular multi-angle light scattering detector called Viscotek SEC-MALS 20. The system can be utilized to calculate the absolute molecular weight of synthetic and natural polymers, proteins, as well as the molecular size over the broadest possible range.
LUMOS is a fully automated stand-alone FT-IR microscope. It combines best performance for visual inspection and infrared spectral analysis of micro samples with highest comfort in use.
The Thermo Scientific™ DXR™xi Raman Imaging Microscope is an excellent instrument to rapidly scan the complete sample area and easily find what you are actually searching for such as defects, contaminants, target particles.
The Phenom Pro is Phenom-World’s high-end imaging desktop SEM. In combination with a large range of sample-holders and automated system software, it can be tailored to suit a multitude of applications.
ibss Group, in association with a plasma source inventor, has designed a sophisticated in situ Asher dubbed GV10x DS.
Other Equipment
The Phenom XL scanning electron microscope (SEM) sets a new benchmark in compact desktop SEM performance. It offers the same ease-of-use and fast time-to-image features of other Phenom systems, and is integrated with a chamber that aids in analyzing large samples of up to 100x 100mm.
Advanced Abrasives manufactures superabrasive diamond and cBN powders in sizes extending down into the sub-micron/nanometer particle size range.
TESCAN offers TIMA, a fully-automated, high throughput SEM that measures parameters like size-by-size liberation, mineral association, and modal abundance in minerals processing and mining industries.
NTEGRA Prima is capable of performing more than 40 measuring methods, what allows analyzing physical and chemical properties of the surface with high precision and resolution. It is possible to carry out experiments in air, as well as in liquids and in controlled environment. The new generation electronics provides operations in high-frequency (up to 5MHz) modes. This feature appears to be principal for the work with high-frequency AFM modes and using high-frequency cantilevers.
The XE-Bio is an innovative yet user-friendly Atomic Force Microscope designed specifically for biomedical and other advanced life science research. The modular design of the XE-Bio provides the user with a wide array of imaging modes including the revolutionary Scanning Ion Conductance Microscopy (SICM) module.
SAM 400 QUAD is a high performance tool enabling non destructive acoustic investigations for high throughput analysis, quality control and research applications. It features a new high speed linear motion scanner and new rf and transducer technologies of up to 400 MHz, controlled through a user friendly graphical interface.
With a tough, scratch resistant coating, and the ability to survive point pressures of up to 100 kg, Prior Scientific’s HT series of stages are the ideal systems for use in hardness testing applications.
For applications requiring large evaporation materials inventory (e.g. multiple or thick layers, extended throw distances) the Model 295 Source provides a wide range of crucible sizes including 6x100cc, 16x15cc, 10x40cc, and a 1486cc trough. Available in 10Kw or 15Kw versions, with Arc-Suppression available as an option.
The FS 3700 Automated Chemistry Analyzer is specially designed to achieve improved productivity in laboratories through automation of wet chemistry test procedures.
The MFP-3D Infinity AFM available from Asylum Research is the latest and most advanced atomic force microscope in the MFP-3D series.
Quantachrome's Rotary Micro Riffler divides easily and automatically large samples into eight smaller representative samples for analysis. It is possible to obtain the final desired size by repetitive division of the collected smaller representative samples.
The Hitachi IM4000 Ar ion milling system renders two milling configurations in one instrument.
Quantachrome's Sieving Riffler is developed for handling large powder quantities when compared to the rotary micro riffler. Furthermore, particles larger than a specific size or foreign bodies can be excluded from the riffling process by attaching a sieve to the top of the hopper.
Renishaw offers the Structural and Chemical Analyser (SCA), which benefits from the structural, chemical and electronic information obtained from optical spectroscopy, while observing the sample with a scanning electron microscope (SEM) or using energy dispersive spectroscopy (EDS).
The SIGMA, featuring the unique and proven GEMINI® technology from Carl Zeiss, provides outstanding imaging and analytical results from a field emission microscope with the capability to handle all material types. Material analysis at high resolution is provided by the class leading X-ray geometry for both energy and wavelength dispersive spectroscopy (EDS and WDS).
Bruker’s Dimension FastScan Pro system uses an open-access platform, large or several sample holders, and many user-friendly features to offer highly flexible and high performance nanoscale metrology solution for industrial FA, QC, and QA applications.
Cooling holders from Gatan are designed for monitoring in-situ phase transitions at low temperature and minimizing contamination resulting from carbon migration.
The Carl Zeiss ORION® PLUS Helium ion microscope is a dramatic new break-through in microscopy, delivering images with never-before seen ultra-high resolution and material contrast, with five times better depth of field. The ZEISS ORION® PLUS microscope is based on the revolutionary, atomic-sized, ALIS gas field ion source.
In the life science field, the SECOM platform can be used for quickly and easily combining electron and light microscopy.
The MillPrep™ micro ball mill enables rapid, reproducible grinding of almost all materials, thereby facilitating their sample preparation.
Agar filaments are fabricated with specially developed jigs that ensure reproducibility and accuracy in production.
MSX255M models are ideal for creating medium-sized sections from automotive, ceramics, and composite parts; 12-inch blade capacity; 5.4 HP motor.
The DXR Raman Microscope from Thermo Scientific offers point and shoot Raman microscopy with superior sensitivity and spatial resolution for functional applications.
Contour CMM system has been designed and manufactured by Bruker to measure minor yet significant features found in a number of applications that need both 3D surface analysis and accurate dimensional metrology.
Agar Scientific offers a broad variety of high quality disc apertures and thin foil apertures to be used in focus ion beam, electron microscope, microprobe and X-ray systems. Precision drilled holes are used to manufacture disc apertures to tight tolerances.
The Spero developed by Daylight Solutions is a purpose built fully integrated high spatial resolution high throughput Mid Infrared rapid imaging microscopy system.
Two separate sample preparation techniques are combined by the FloVac Degasser into a single elegant solution. This stand alone device has six sample stations, each having individual control valves to help add or remove individual sample cells without interrupting the other samples in process.
The GX41 inverted metallographic microscope is suitable for rapid and reliable specimen evaluation as well as for establishing whether metallurgical properties match manufacturing stipulations.
The Renishaw RA100 is a compact Raman system for process monitoring and bulk material analysis. It enables in situ Raman monitoring in the laboratory, pilot plant, or process line.
Delphi is the first completely integrated solution in the world, which facilitates rapid correlative microscopy with distinct overlay precision.
Carl Zeiss offers Shuttle & Find which is a correlative microscopy interface for light and electron microscopes and is suitable for materials analysis.
SciAps has designed an advanced hand-held Raman analyzer called InspectorSCOPE. This benchtop unit offers a unique combination of a handheld Raman analyzer which docks seamlessly to a digital camera and microscope, thus making it suitable for both laboratory applications and bulk material analysis in the field.
Spectra-Physics’ Mai Tai® DeepSee™ Ti:Sapphire oscillator is integrated with the company’s patented automated dispersion compensation to exclusively enable optimal usage in multiphoton microscopy.
Metallurgical and materials science studies can considerably benefit from directly observing specimen heating within the scanning electron microscope.
The precision ion polishing system (PIPS™) II is a ground-breaking advancement of the PIPS ion mill system, which has established the standard for transmission electron microscope (TEM) sample preparation for more than two decades.
A scanning electron microscope’s tightly focused electron beam behaves like a radiating dipole source at the electron impact position.
The DSX510 series of digital microscopes offer high resolution equivalent to the commercially available superior light microscopes. In comparison to current digital microscopes, the DSX510 lenses possess lower aberration, higher NA as well as better evenness of light intensity. Olympus’ high-performance CCD provides 18MP images with high resolution.
Agar Scientific offers a large number of scanning electron microscope calibration standards.
Technical Sales Solutions (TSS) offers the Hitachi 5200 high-resolution scanning electron microscope that comes with a number of features, such as SEM, detectors, Win NT software, and TMP with mechanical RP.
The Solver NANO atomic force microscope supplied by NT-MDT is specifically designed for research and education purposes.
Nanosurf offers FluidFM, a powerful and advanced FluidFM Probe Microscope that combines AFM and nanofluidics.
Superabrasive diamond and cubic boron nitride (cBN) powders produced by Advanced Abrasives, a leading superabrasive micronizer, are superior in quality and lot to lot consistency with particle sizes ranging from of 25nm up to and including the mesh region.
Olympus' BX51-P polarizing microscope is ideal for investigative purposes covering identification of isotropic and anisotropic materials, polymer/thin film/crystal identification, forensic analysis, and extraneous particulates.
Bruker's Micro computed tomography (Micro-CT) for SEM is a high resolution, 3D X-ray imaging method suitable for small scale applications. In this 3D microscopy, the internal structure of the objects or sample is imaged at high resolution in a non-destructive way.
The SZ51/SZ61 stereo microscopes are designed to capture images with clarity, excellent depth of field, and vivid color and detail. The built in ESD protection also helps in capturing clear images.
FRITSCH Planetary Mills classic line are ideal for fast and loss-free grinding from a few milligrams to several kilograms at a wide range of fineness levels down to less than 1 µm – dry or in suspension – absolutely reliable, easy to operate and to clean!
Buehler can supply a range of consumables for sample preparation operations. Some of the products that they can supply include grinding discs, magnetically backed polishing pads, as well as SunMet Bundles which include everything you need for grinding and polishing samples.
Initially colloidal gold was introduced as a cytochemical marker for TEM in 1971 by Faulk and Taylor, and has become the universally accepted label of choice for electron microscope immunocytochemistry applications and detection of cellular and subcellular macromolecules.
The FEI Quanta family includes six variable-pressure and environmental scanning electron microscopes (ESEM), all of which can accommodate multiple sample and imaging requirements for industrial process control labs, materials science labs and life science labs.
Axio Observer is an inverted microscope platform for materials research. It is suitable for automized scanning and imaging of non-metallic inclusions in steel.
The XE15 atomic force microscope available from Park Systems comes with a number of exclusive features, making it suitable for researchers performing multi variant experiments, shared labs handling a wide range of samples, and failure analysis engineers working on wafers.
The alpha300 R provides a still unmatched level of Confocal Raman Imaging capabilities focusing on high resolution as well as high speed spectrum and image acquisition.
Agar Scientific offers a wide range of tools for microscopy sample preparation. Available products include a wide range of laboratory tweezers, individually or in sets.
The µSense-I/L Raman microscope system available from Enwave Optronics is a cost effective instrument and offers high performance microscopic Raman measurements. The system is reliable and can be easily used for routine Raman microscopy applications.
FRITSCH Cutting Mills are the ideal, time-saving assistants in the comminution of soft to medium-hard as well as fibrous or also tough materials. They are indispensable in the areas of plastics, textiles, agriculture and forestry, environment, construction materials, chemistry, foodstuffs, analytic and sample preparation for RoHS analysis.
The FEI Tecnai family of transmission electron microscopes (TEMs) are designed to offer a truly universal imaging and analysis solution for life sciences, materials sciences, nanotechnology, and the semiconductor and data storage industries. With nearly twenty models to choose from, the Tecnai G2 Series combines modern technology with the stringent demands of an innovative scientific community.
Metrohm’s 815 robotic titration soliprep is a high-quality solution developed for automated sample preparation. Manual sample preparation is prone to errors and leads to inconsistent results. It also takes significant amount of time.
QUANTAX Micro-XRF with the XTrace micro-spot X-ray source adds the features of a total micro-XRF spectrometer to a SEM.
To maximize sample throughput, the DIL 803/803L offers two-sample simultaneous operation in a horizontal dilatometer. The DIL803/803L can also be operated with an inert reference sample for differential measurement, reducing the influence of measurement system expansion and increasing measurement accuracy under dynamic temperature conditions.
In addition to their standard products for research, industry and nanoeducation, Nanosurf offers a unique service that represents their philosophy of being an efficient, full-range AFM solution provider, focusing on designing and creating custom-built AFM systems, parts, and stages.
FERA3 XM from Tescan is a fully automated SEM integrated with Schottky field emission cathode, Xe plasma focused ion beam (i-FIB) column, and an optional gas injection system (GIS).
inVia Raman microscopes from Renishaw are high-sensitivity systems with integrated research grade microscopes, enabling high resolution confocal measurements. inVia Raman microscopes support multiple lasers, with automatic software switching of excitation wavelength.
The new, second generation 5383 Pulsed Flame Photometric GC Detector (PFPD) is compact and modular with greater design flexibility, analytical refinement, and ease of use when compared to the earlier version.
The SC7620 sputter coater available from Quorum Technologies is a compact, low-cost sputter coater developed for SEM samples.
Sample preparation is an essential stage in the analysis process. Methodology is highly dependent upon sample type: rocks and ore, cement, clinker or slag for example. With the innovative, cost-effective Eagon 2 system, PANalytical brings the advantages of a high-performance, fully automated fusion instrument for fused bead sample preparation to all users.
Olympus’ DSX110 inverted microscope features dedicated field lenses to offer high-grade imaging in a simple manner. The three specially manufactured 1X, 3.6X, and 10X lenses ensure uniform light intensity, long working distances, controlled aberration, and high NA. The Olympus’ high-performance CCD provides 18MP images of high resolution.
The TMA 801 operates in a vertical orientation, making it ideal for the analysis of sintering, RCS (rate controlled sintering), viscoelastic behavior and the determination of softening temperatures. The linear motor generates a constant throughout the experiment, ensuring that contact is maintained with the sample regardless of dimension change.
The K975X Turbo Evaporator available from Quorum Technologies is a multiple application system designed for vacuum deposition of thin layers of metals and carbon.
WITec’s RISE microscope integrates the alpha300 confocal Raman imaging and all the features of a stand-alone scanning electron microscope (SEM) in a single instrument. Through RISE microscopy, ultra-structural surface properties can be connected to molecular compound data.
PremaSol CS colloidal silica suspensions from Advanced Abrasives contain spherical silica particles in an alkaline (pH 9–11) base formulated to resist drying and reduce the possibility of re-crystallization.
The AM 300 is a simple to use scanning acoustic microscope for advanced industry quality control and research. It is a cost-effective tool enabling non destructive acoustic investigations using new rf and transducer technologies of up to 400 MHz.
The HYPERION is the culmination of more than 25 years of experience in FT-IR microscopy. Its high-quality design, including all optical, mechanical, and electronic components, provides high stability and reliability.
The Temperature Controlled Sample Holder is able to control the temperature by cooling or heating the sample and therefore influence the humidity around it. This minimizes the charging effect of the electron beam and vacuum damage to the sample.
The DeltaMyc from HORIBA Scientific is a filter-based confocal microscope system capable of measuring fluorescence lifetime and intensity in micro scales.
The CHI900B Scanning Electrochemical Microscope consists of a digital function generator, a bipotentiostat, high resolution data acquisition circuitry, a three dimensional nanopositioner, and a sample and cell holder. The CHI900B is designed for scanning electrochemical microscopy, but many conventional electrochemical techniques are also integrated for convenience.
The 909 UV Digester supplied by Metrohm can quickly and effectively decompose organic molecules through UV photolysis, and thus, facilitate consistent analyses.
The SECM370 is a precision scanning ultra micro-electrode system which provides information on the electrochemical characteristics of a material at high spatial resolutions.
Gatan’s Ilion™ II is a tabletop broad beam argon milling tool designed for planar polishing and the production of sample cross sections for scanning electron microscope (SEM) analysis. It is designed for polishing a wide variety of materials, including samples produced from several elements and alloys of different size, mechanical hardness and physical features.
The BioCell from BioTools is an easy-to-use CaF2 cell that is compatible with any kind of FT-IR spectrometers to carry out water-based experiments.
System developed to automate the time consuming dosing, boiling and fitration steps required in crude fibre, ADF and NDF analysis.
Agar Scientific offers a range of vacuum coating units that offer the user options to suit all the sputter coating requirements required in support of TEM and SEM applications. These compact bench-top coating units are designed to a high specification and employ microprocessor technology.
Agar Scientific's series of liquid nitrogen Dewars, based on a proven design and construction, offer a wide range of capacities to suit individual laboratory storage and liquid nitrogen handling requirements.
Scientists carry out successful research in the field of Life Science using professional tools capable of instantly providing the required information, regardless of all of the other tasks that need to be executed.
Advanced Abrasives provides a variety of very competitive, high-quality metallographic grinding and polishing consumables.
The Gentle Asher offered by ibss Group has been specifically designed to expand the GV10x investment for sample cleaning prior to inserting into the EM chamber.
Leco offers the PR-36 sample mounting press that can be used for single as well as dual sample mounting. The mounting press, combined with its easy desktop style and lightweight, compact design, is ideal for laboratories that are looking for high performance and long-lasting mounting press.
The NaniteAFM scan head has a small footprint, which makes the NaniteAFM the most appropriate atomic force microscope to integrate into automated industrial environments.
Photon etc. offers an ultrafast hyperspectral imager called RIMA NANO. This state-of-the-art Raman imager comes with a range of excitation wavelengths and is suitable for analyzing nanomaterials from graphene to carbon nanotubes.
Nikon Eclipse MA200 Inverted Microscope from Buehler is optimized with high numerical aperture and excellent ergonomic efficiency for viewing samples mounted on flat surfaces.
The Zwick 7140 specimen grinder enables work-hardened areas of the specimen to be ground off quickly and economically. Grinding is performed in the tensile direction so that machining marks have no effect on the test result. The grinder can be used to machine a wide range of specimen shapes.
The combined Raman/ atomic force microscope (AFM) system is ideal for characterization of material properties at sub-micrometre, and potentially nanometre scales.
The MasterPrep is developed to offer users of the AUTOSORB, QUADRASORB™ SI and NOVA surface area and pore size analyzer series with high-throughput sample preparation.
The H-9500 300 kV transmission electron microscope is designed for supporting research on polymeric materials and solid state materials.
NT-MDT offers SPECTRUM, a fully automated AFM- Raman-SNOM system that combines AFM with multiple optical techniques such as TERS, SNOM and confocal Raman/fluorescence microscopy.
Advanced Abrasives Corporation manufactures a broad selection of superabrasive diamond suspensions, slurries and compounds (pastes) from their own high quality milled powders in monocrystalline and in polycrystalline diamond types.
Agar Scientific supplies uniform polystyrene particles from Nanospheres for size calibration and quantification in electron microscopy applications.
With the compact MiniMill 2, samples can be ground at low cost with a high degree of reproducibility. The bench-top MiniMill 2 is based on the principle of planetary ball mills with just one grinding bowl holder. Grinding bowl in sizes 80 - 500ml. speeds of up to 600rpm, new electronic system with timer and programmable reversing unit, short grinding times and high fineness ratings make the MiniMill 2 an ideal sample preparation tool for subsequent spectro-analytical work.
Dosimat plus is capable of handling all kinds of dosing and liquid handling tasks. It is an ideal instrument for advanced laboratories.
Agar GO support films are manufactured in the company’s laboratories by a unique application method, are hydrophilic and ideally suited to imaging of small nanoparticles, nanowires and suspensions.
Agar Scientific offers dry mounting tissue, replacement cutting wheel for rotatrim trimmers, Kodak electron microscope film, photographic papers and many other photographic materials and accessories.
Agar Scientific offers safety equipment and PPE for microscopy purposes, including goggles, fasemasks, aprons, and hand protectors.
SENTERRA II is designed to deliver excellent sensitivity combined with high resolution and state-of-the-art imaging performance.
The Keyence VW6000 Motion Analysis Microscope is capable of high-speed motion recording of up to 24,000 fps. This enables accurate filming of high-speed motion which conventional microscopes cannot capture.
The SKP5050 with RHC020 is the ideal Kelvin Probe system for researches looking to investigate samples in a controlled atmosphere with the option of increasing sample temperatures up to 90°C.This system includes everything the researcher needs to produce reliable, repeatable results, due to the unique features provided by the ‘Baikie System’.
The Phenom ProX desktop SEM is the ultimate all-in-one imaging and X-ray analysis system. With the ProX, sample structures can be physically examined and their elemental composition determined.
NT-MDT offers a fully automated atomic force microscope called LIFE. Integrated with inverted light microscope, the instrument can be used in medical, biology, food and pharmaceutical research.
Agar Scientific offers a range of sample preparation equipment for microscopy. These include pestle and mortar, pipettes, beakers, weighing boats, and much more.
The CRAIC Apollo Raman spectrometer is ideal for metrology, research and inspection of microscopic sampling areas by Raman spectroscopy. It is suited metrology, research and inspection of microscopic sampling areas by Raman spectroscopy.
NT-MDT’s NTEGRA Spectra combines the full power of confocal Raman and fluorescence microscopy, atomic force microscopy, and scanning near-field optical microscopy in a single instrument.
The Zeta-20 enables analysis and imaging of surface characteristics on all kinds of samples, namely low reflectivity to high reflectivity, smooth to rough and transparent to opaque based on the proprietary ZDot™ technology.
The Cypher AFM/SPM from Asylum Research is the first totally new small sample AFM/SPM in over a decade. The all new design gives the Cypher increased capabilities, more control, more functionality, more modularity, and more resolution – all with striking ease of use.
The Dimension® Icon® Atomic Force Microscope with ScanAsyst™ brings new levels of performance, functionality, and AFM accessibility to nanoscale researchers in science and industry. Building upon the world's most utilized large-sample AFM platform, the latest Dimension system is the culmination of decades of technological innovation, customer feedback and industry-leading application flexibility.
Flow stability depends on a controller’s ability to be precise and rapid. In comparison with other controllers, Alicat’s mass flow controllers are faster and suppress fluctuations in line pressure to maintain a steady flow, which saves both time and operating costs.
The UVM-1™ microscope from CRAIC Technologies: A system designed to make imaging of microscopic samples fast and simple. Operating from the deep ultraviolet to the near infrared , the UVM-1™ is designed to push the limits of research as well as providing fast, reliable operation for industry.
Sample surfaces are coated with hydrocarbon contamination because of sample preparation or due to storage.
Keyence are proud to introduce the VHX-1000: a digital Microscope that not only integrates advanced functionality into a streamlined, all-in-one unit, but truly launches microscopy into the next generation.
APE Research's TriA-SNOM microscope is capable of collecting optical signals in reflection, transmission and back-reflection modes. The instrument is suitable for surface science, optics and biological applications. Tri-SNOM is a microscope that allows the acquisition of three different and simultaneous optical signals, in addition to the topography of the sample.
The DSX510 series of digital microscopes provide an excellent resolution equivalent to highly superior light microscopes. This is due to lenses having higher NA and low aberration when compared to existing digital microscopes and also feature very high evenness of light intensity.
Agar Scientific offer a wide range of grids for SEM and TEM. Standard grade grids are offered in nickel, gold or copper, or in copper with one side flash coated with palladium for identification purposes. Agar's range of grids includes rectangular, square and parallel bar mesh grids, along with a several more specialist grid types.
Omniprobe lift-out grids are designed specifically to accept TEM lamellae milled by FIB or SEM/FIB systems. The grids are 25 - 30µm thick, with posts engineered such that consistent attachment of lamellae is enabled while providing an un-obscured view of each section. All grids are 3mm diameter.
The Model 4551A Purge-and-Trap Water Autosampler from OI Analytical helps to acheive reliable results through the automation of VOC analysis of up to 51 samples.
Atom probe tomography (APT) is a material analysis method that offers 3D chemical composition and imaging at the atomic scale. It is suitable for analysis of grain boundary segregation.
Agar Scientific offers a range of stub storage boxes and tabs. These include tubes for the storage and transportation of SEM specimens, which are developed to hold the stub firmly in the tube base.
Renishaw's WiRE (Windows-based Raman Environment) software is designed for use with Raman spectrometers. Renishaw's software experts along with application specialists and users have been involved in the creation of this powerful, flexible Raman spectroscopy software suite.
EVOLUTION I is a simple to use scanning acoustic microscope for advanced industry quality control and research. It is a cost-effective tool enabling non destructive acoustic investigations using new rf and transducer technologies of up to 100 MHz, optionally up to 230 MHz.
The NX20 atomic force microscope (AFM) available from Park Systems is a highly accurate instrument designed for the hard disk and semiconductor industry.
Technical Sales Solutions (TSS) offers the Tecnai G2 F30 S/TEM S-Twin, which is an advanced scanning transmission electron microscope with 0.20nm point-to-point resolution.
Bruker’s Dimension Icon AFM (atomic force microscope) offers excellent resolution, reliability and productivity, whilst maintaining the highest level of expandability.
Agar Scientific offers a comprehensive range of high quality microscope slides. The glass is subject to rigid quality processes to ensure flatness without impurities or defects. Slides can be supplied pre- washed or polished with ground edges in boxes of 50. A range of labels and markers are also available.
The latest generation of QUANTAX EDS for SEM features a broad range of active areas from 10 to 100 mm² and slim line technology for the XFlash® 6 detector series.
Agar Scientific's range of polystyrene particles has been proven to be very good for SEM and TEM calibration purposes. It is possible to derive an internal standard of size by mixing a suitable concentration of these particles with the particles of unknown size being studied.
The 3View® system provides high resolution imaging of a wide variety of in situ samples in 3D and offers high throughput.
Spectra-Physics’ Spirit® ultrafast amplifier is an innovative flexible laser that is integrated with direct diode pumping technology. The Spirit’s design enables excellent power and beam pointing stability which in turn ensures high accuracy and reproducibility in material processing.
Gatan’s Cryo-Transfer Holders are designed for applications that involve low temperature transfer and monitoring of frozen hydrated specimens.
With the help of specimen blanking machines, test pieces from metal foils and steel sheets are economically produced and also accurately using specimen blanking machines.
HORIBA Scientific has introduced new, advanced LabRAM HR Evolution systems that are suitable for both macro and micro measurements.
Gatan’s OneView camera allows the use of a single camera to capture high quality 16 megapixel still video and images for transmission electron microscopy (TEM) applications.
The Olympus BLISS HD system advances the field of clinical digital imaging with the introduction of high-definition virtual microscopy. Bringing together the technology and software from Bacus Laboratories with Olympus’ advanced optical expertise, BLISS HD delivers superior, high- resolution virtual slide images, automatically, with push-button simplicity.
Agar Scientific offers a range of complete nano tool systems that can be integrated into most commercially available FIBs and SEMs
Axio Imager 2 is a future-oriented imaging platform which is suitable for use in material applications and biomedical sciences. It is suitable for correlative microscopy workflow and particle analysis.
Regardless of sample size, the Keysight 5600LS large-stage AFM is ready to deliver high-resolution results. The versatile 5600LS is the world's only commercially available AFM that allows imaging of both large samples (in air) and small samples (in air, or in liquid under temperature control) with an AFM & STM scanner.
The QUANTAX EBSD analysis system from Bruker is a multi-purpose, easy to use tool for users of all levels.
The FAST Flame sample automation platform is designed to provide the lowest cost-per-element flame atomic absorption (AA) analysis available in the market. The accessories provided will enable the user to perform daily workflows with accuracy, speed and consistency.
Park XE7 is an advanced yet affordable research-grade atomic force microscope that comes with a variety of unique features. It allows flexible sample handling and enables users to conduct research on time and within budget.
WITec's new True Surface Microscopy option (patent pending) allows confocal Raman imaging guided by surface topography. Confocal microscopy is often desirable due to its suppression of out-of-focus light but can be challenging when analyzing large or rough surfaces. In these cases, only those points that are in focus contribute to the image.
The HORIBA Scientific introduces the NEW generation analytical Raman Instrument - the LabRAM ARAMIS. Intelligent Automation provides easy computer controlled operation for quality control, analytical and research applications alike. It maintains the market leading flexibility and performance of the LabRAM series to provide the most comprehensive analytical tool available.
BioTools has introduced a new family of portable Raman microscopes - µ-Raman and µ-BioRaman, designed for examining particles, liquids, contaminants and biological substances such as fibers and proteins.
Vision64 Map™ data analysis and reporting software has been built based on Digital Surf’s industry-leading Mountains® Technology. It is a complete extension to Bruker’s Vision64® instrument control and analysis software.
The variable pressure SEM, Hitachi S-3700N has a specimen chamber that can handle specimen sizes up to 300mm in diameter and 110mm in height at analytical working distance of 10mm.
Hitachi’s AFM5300E is an environmentally-controlled atomic force microscope (AFM) that allows observations under different conditions and enables surface measurements in liquid, air, or under vacuum environment.
The Spotlight 400 FTIR imaging system is easy to use, and has a combination of rapid imaging and high sensitivity.
Agar Scientific offers a wide range of specimen stubs and mounts for microscopy, some of which are discussed.
The MFP-3D-BIO offers excellent sensitivity and highly accurate images and measurements possible on an inverted optical platform.
Serial block face scanning electron microscopy is capable of enabling 3D reconstruction of large tissue volumes, however it involves complications such as an inherent restriction on the axial resolution. The Teneo VS™ SEM is a new serial block face imaging solution that is designed to ease these restrictions.
The Bruker Innova Atomic Force Microscope offers a wide range of functionality for the physical, life, and material science industries.
NT-MDT has introduced an advanced scanning probe microscope called NTEGRA Aura. The instrument is particularly designed for carrying out research in external magnetic fields, low vacuum, and controlled environment conditions.
Lapping film is available from Advanced Abrasives as rectangular sheets, discs, belts and rolls in a variety of format sizes, abrasive sizes and abrasive types on high-quality polyester film of 3 mil (76µm) standard thickness.
The Labpol 12 Auto Polisher/Grinder is an advanced design of Automatic Polisher/Grinder in which polishing or grinding protocols can be created as a program by entering the required parameters on a keypad and then stored for future use.
The BM4 microscope from Micron Optical has a flexible design which makes it ideal for use in research applications and medical laboratories.
The Inspire™ AFM-based IR nanocharacterization system developed by Bruker allows highest resolution nanoscale chemical and properties mapping with exceptional AFM performance.
The LensAFM from Nanosurf is a powerful add-on to optical microscopes or 3D profilometers.
The Spectra-Physics Solstice® Ace™ is a high-energy, ultrafast amplifier that is integrated with performance specifications of the Spitfire® Ace™ to enhance product reliability, output stability, and performance.
The Eclipse 4760 Purge and Trap Sample Concentrator from OI Analytical sets a new benchmark for eas-of-use for volatile organic compound (VOC) analysis.
Gatan's Alto cryo-transfer system provides excellent results with combined SEM-FIB and tungsten SEM microscopes at both low and high vacuum conditions.
Agar Scientific offers a range of containers for microscopy slides and samples. Agar offers high-impact smooth ABS injection molded boxes, which are compact, durable and indexed and offer good microscope slide protection for the histology laboratory.
The XploRA ONE is an advanced Raman microscope specifically designed for industrial and analytical sectors.
A high quality metallurgical microscope equipped with a trinocular head ready for the attachment of a digital camera. This microscope includes a full set of high quality plan achromatic metallurgical objectives on a modern reversed objective turret. Specimens can placed on the mechanical stage with ergonomically positioned controls for XY stage and focus control.
Designed to deliver an SPM platform which can grow and adapt to changing research needs, the Ambios Q-ScopeTM delivers long-term value as well as excellent imaging performance and high resolution measurements. Our modular approach to building your system minimizes cost, offers maximum flexibility, and allows custom configurations for special applications. Electronic control signal levels are available to all users via back-panel BNC access.
NT-MDT’s Titanium is an advanced atomic force microscope (AFM) that comes with the new Revolution cartridge with multi-probe technology for automatic replacement of cantilevers. Cantilever exchange makes system adjustment fast and easy for users.
EDAX's Octane Silicon Drift Detector (SDD) Series for the Transmission Electron Microscope (TEM) offers the crucial analytical solution for TEM applications.
The SAM-255 workstation is now available with IntelliTemp Infrared temperature control enabling rapid drying of all types of samples.
The next generation QUANTAX EDS from Bruker combines slim-line technology with a wide range of active areas for XFlash® 6 detectors.
The ICAM scanning acoustic microscope is a high speed, fully digital and integrated system designed for rapid non-destructive inspection of integrated circuit (IC) packages and similar parts. It can be used in development, production and failure analysis situations to give repeatable and detailed information on internal features, showing the presence of manufacturing, processing and in-service defects.
The LEAP 4000X HR is a high performance 3D atom probe microscope which provides nano-scale surface, bulk and interfacial materials analysis of simple and complex structures with atom by atom identification and accurate spatial positioning. The system works using the principle of field evaporation, whereby a strong electric field applied to the specimen is sufficient to cause removal of atoms by ionization. Atom removal is triggered either via a voltage or laser pulse applied to the sample.
Prior Scientific’s H112 Large Format Stage has a large movement range, and high precision. These capabilities, along with 6 µm repeatability, make the stage a suitable component for use in the detailed investigation of large objects.
The FEI Talos™ is a 200kV scanning/transmission electron microscope (S/TEM) that delivers fast, precise, quantitative characterization of nanomaterials in multiple dimensions. Designed from the ground up to be an entirely new TEM experience, FEI’s Talos F200 accelerates nanoscale discovery for everyone by delivering high quality S/TEM images and fast analytical data acquisition — all from an easy to use, automated operating platform.
Advanced Abrasives offers an extensive range of alumina powders and suspensions of superior quality in a variety of abrasive size choices.
The new Concavus pan available from NETZSCH has a slight concave bottom geometry that produces an accurately defined contact surface between the pan bottom, sample and sensor, and thus helps in improving the reproducibility of the measurement results.
The OPTIMUS™ detector head from Bruker is designed as an additional, interchangable detector head for their e-flash EBSD detector range. It provides the ideal geometric conditions to perform Transmission Kikuchi Diffraction (TKD) in the scanning electron microscope (SEM).
Since its introduction in 2005, the Titan's superior product design and proven ability to deliver ground-breaking results have made it the preferred scanning/transmission electron microscope (S/TEM) of leading researchers around the world.
Metrohm Inline Sample Preparation (MISP) is designed to eliminate manual sample preparation for ion chromatography. MISP includes several techniques developed by Metrohm that will enable users to fully automate the preparation of all types of samples.
The Ergonom 3000 series provide the same features like depth of field, colour contrast, etc, yet with a maximum resolution of 200nm (incident, 300nm transmitted light). Ideal for doctors, practitioners, etc. who need to see more than is possible with bright and darkfield, yet do not need 100nm resolutions.
In combination with the Phenom desktop SEM, the Fibermetric application allows you to produce accurate size information from micro and nano fiber samples.
The QUANTAX WDS features the XSense spectrometer. This high accuracy instrument includes sophisticated detector technology and offers several excellent benefits.
The Q300TD dual target sputter coating system supplied by Quorum Technologies is a fully automatic unit designed for conductive coating of scanning electron microscopy (SEM) specimens and for thin film applications.
Olympus' MX61L/ MX61 semiconductor inspection microscope offers excellent clarity and image resolution using observation techniques such as infrared, fluorescence, differential interference contrast (DIC), dark-field and bright-field. It consists of specially designed IR objective lenses for imaging defects below the glass/silicon surface.
Uniscan Instruments offers M370 Scanning Electrochemical Workstation which is designed to deliver spatially resolved, non-contact, ultra-high resolution electrochemical measurements.
Hitachi offers the SU5000 Schottky field-emission SEM that has redefined SEM operation. The EM Wizard is an advanced computer-assisted technology that provides a new level of SEM operation and control.
The SS-200 from Leco Corporation is a variable-speed grinder/polisher with simple operation suitable for low- or medium-volume laboratories.
Nanosurf offers NaioAFM, an all-in-one atomic force microscope that is specifically designed for small sample measurements and nanoeducation. The high-performance AFM system is easy to handle and affordably-priced.
The Titan™ ETEM is the ultimate in situ high resolution electron microscope to study dynamic behavior of chemical reactions under the influence of variable temperatures and gas pressures at the atomic level.
The alpha300 A integrates an AFM system with a scientific grade optical microscope for superior optical access and high-resolution sample survey. The inclusion of a special AFM objective allows simultaneous cantilever and sample observation, which provides precise cantilever positioning and rapid alignment. The user-friendliness and versatility of this composite system can benefit an enormous variety of scientific endeavors.
Tescan’s LYRA3 XM is a Schottky field emission cathode integrated SEM that is fully controlled by PC. It is combined with gallium Focused Ion Beam (FIB) column and an optional Gas Injection System (GIS).
The Hitachi AFM5100N is a general-purpose atomic force microscope (AFM) integrated with a high-resolution sensor lever for manual operation. Unlike traditional models, the internal sensor lever of the AFM is large and easy to install and operate.
Bruker’s BioScope Resolve™ is an advanced atomic force microscope that features high resolution biological imaging and complete cell mechanics capabilities for use with inverted optical microscopes.
The V400ACE™ focused ion beam (FIB) system is a blend of the latest advancements in gas delivery, ion column design and end point detection to provide rapid, efficient and economical editing on superior integrated circuits.
Advanced Abrasives provides an extensive line of supplies needed for lapping and polishing in a variety of industries from the precision lapping of semiconductor wafers and lapping / polishing of optical lens elements, to the lapping of metal and ceramic components in industrial manufacturing.
Boron Carbide (B4C) Powder from Advanced Abrasives with a Mohs hardness of 9.5 is almost as hard as cubic boron nitride (cBN) and so serves as a lower cost alternative abrasive to both diamond and to cBN.
Holey carbon films have a number of uses in microscopy when the mesh sizes of standard TEM grids are too large to support the sample, and continuous carbon thin films can ineastically scatter electrons, contributing to background noise.
Buehler’s PlanarMet 300 bench top planar grinder is a fast, accurate, and compact system that uses a fixed 12” abrasive stone to ensure rapid sample grinding.
The 300 kV HF-3300 TEM/STEM is a combination of cold field emission gun (CFEG) technology pioneered by Hitachi with novel functions such as parallel nanobeam electron diffraction, spatially-resolved EELS, and double-biprism electron holography.
NT-MDT offers a universal fully automated desktop atomic force microscope (AFM) called OPEN. Integrated with PX Ultra controller, the instrument provides a wide range of AFM measuring methods.
Anasys’ nanoIR2 AFM-based IR spectrometer is a powerful, full featured AFM that expands nanoscale IR to a wide range of real world samples.
The FEI DualBeam 235 Focus Ion Beam (FIB) system offered by Technical Sales Solutions (TSS) is a combination of a high-resolution field emission scanning electron microscope and a scanning metal ion beam microscope.
The Atomic Force Microscope (AFM), has been the instrument of choice for three dimensional measurements at the nanometer scale.
Andor’s iKon-XL is a thermoelectrically (TE) cooled, very large area CCD camera platform. It has superior field of view sensors that are perfect for prolonged exposure astronomy applications.
Now, Asylum Research introduces the Cypher ES™, which adds full environmental control to the Cypher family.
Every sample has its own specific demands. The shape of some samples requires flexible manipulation to obtain optimum imaging results. Samples can contain lines, holes, multi-layer structures or other specific features.
Finder grids offer a simple mechanism for determining the exact position of points of interest within a specimen, speeding up otherwise time consuming relocation of features at high magnification. Diameter is 3.05 mm. They are normally packed in tubes of 100 unless otherwise specified.
Agar Scientific offers a wide selection of high quality tweezers manufactured by Dumont, Switzerland.
Freshly cleaved ruby muscovite mica surfaces are highly even and flat. They are also quite transparent and free from scratches and contamination. Cleaved mica is conventionally used in electron microscopy for the production of carbon support films, cell growing and thin film coating research.
The Spotlight 150i/200i FTIR microscope system from Perkin Elmer is a high-performance microscopy system. It can produce high-quality, reproducible data from many sample types.
Asylum’s MFP Nanoindenter is a true instrumented indenter and is the first AFM-based indenter not using cantilevers as part of the indenting mechanism.
For successful research, scientists rely on professional tools that can quickly provide the required information, regardless of the tasks at hand.
The HD-2700 dedicated STEM features the Hitachi developed spherical aberration correction system affording unmatched resolution and analytical sensitivity.
MMR Technologies’ variable temperature micro probe systems (VTMPs) and low temperature micro probe systems (LTMPs) are designed to provide measurements of semiconductor materials such as amorphous silicon, gallium arsenide, mercury cadmium telluride or others across a broad temperature range of 70K to 730K.
Presently test pieces from metal foils and steel sheets are economically and accurately produced using specimen blanking machines. Standards such as ASTM A370, EN 10002 and BS 18 stipulate that test results must not be influenced by any material change caused by work-hardening in the specimen edge zone.
NT-MDT has introduced NEXT, an advanced atomic force microscope that allows multiple AFM and STM capabilities and delivers unparalleled performance.
PremaLox C is a 99.95% pure cerium oxide powder from Advanced Abrasives. It is white in color and suitable for precision polishing of optical glass and ophthalmic lenses.
Gatan’s precision etching coating system (PECS™) IIis a table top broad beam argon milling tool designed to handle the coating and polishing of samples.
The MFP-3D Origin™ combines affordability and performance in the Asylum Research MFP-3D™ AFM family.
AFSEM™ is an atomic force microscope (AFM) developed by GETec Microscopy. The equipment’s design allows it to be integrated into SEM or Dualbeam (SEM/FIB) microscopes.
The AbrasiMatic 300 Abrasive Cutter is a bench-top cutter featuring manual cutting action in 3 directions or automated cutting in 1 direction. This gives the user the maximum versatility to section a wide variety of sample materials, sizes and geometries. It is engineered with innovative capabilities to be used in both production support and laboratory environments.
Based on the popular Easyscan 2 STM tool, the NaioSTM is integrated with controller and scan head in a single device for convenient use, installation, and transportation.
Optotune's LSR series of transmissive laser speckle reducers allows you to significantly reduce the speckle noise of laser systems. Local interferences are removed by dynamically diffusing the coherent beam.
The K1050X Plasma Etcher/Asher/Cleaner available from Quorum Technologies is an advanced, solid-state RF plasma barrel reactor specifically designed to meet the needs of research and development and small-scale production for a variety of plasma ashing, plasma etching and plasma cleaning applications.
The Cryoplunge™ 3 system is designed based on the GentleBlot™ technology, which is used for the preparation of frozen hydrated specimens for cryo-EM.
VITA technology adds high resolution nanoscale thermal characterization capabilities to Bruker's Dimension® Icon® AFM, Dimension Edge AFM, and MultiMode® 8 SPM.
The MIRA3 LM is a PC-controlled FE SEM manufactured by TESCAN and provides customers flicker-free digital image with excellent clarity and superior optical properties. This instrument can be adapted for both high vacuum and low vacuum operations.
WITec has designed a sophisticated and reliable scanning near-field optical microscope called alpha300 S. The instrument includes an atomic force microscope (AFM, ), a scanning near-field optical microscope (SNOM), and a confocal microscope (CM) in a single instrument. Users can select AFM, CM or SNOM by simply rotating the objective turret.
The FEI Morgagni 268 transmission electron microscope available from Technical Sales Solutions (TSS) provides 0.45nm point-to-point resolution and offers excellent image quality for chemical, biological, and pharmaceutical applications.
The ONH836 Oxygen/Nitrogen/Hydrogen Elemental Analyzer is designed by Leco Corporation for measuring the content of nitrogen, oxygen, and hydrogen in ferrous and non-ferrous alloys, inorganic materials, and refractory materials using the inert gas fusion technique.
Agar Scientific specializes in providing a wide range of specimens specifically for TEM calibration where high resolution results or quantification are required. Agar calibration specimens are famous globally for their quality and reliability, and each one undergoes extensive quality checking prior to shipping.
The Phenom Pure desktop SEM is an ideal tool for the transition from light optical to electron microscopes. It is the most economical solution for high-resolution imaging, providing the best imaging results in its class.
The Keysight 5500 AFM offers numerous unique features, such as patented top-down scanning and unrivaled environmental and temperature control, while providing maximum flexibility and modularity. The universal microscope base permits easy integration with an environmental chamber or an inverted optical microscope. Sample preparation is made easy with Keysight Technologies’ unique sample plates, which have been designed for many different applications, including imaging in fluids.
The Aspex Extreme is a compact elemental analyzer, which can provide the power of other competitive SEM. The instrument is very different from SEM-EDX systems currently on the market, which are applied in jet engine preventative maintenance.
VEGA3 LM from TESCAN is a fully PC controlled SEM designed to handle both high vacuum and low vacuum operations. It is provided with a traditional tungsten heated cathode, and allows 3D measurements on a reconstructed surface using 3D metrology software.
The Model 657 Dimple Grinder II, from Gatan, is designed to rapidly remove material from a surface with minimum damage. It provides high-speed and consistent mechanical pre-thinning to near electron transparency to significantly reduce thinning and ion milling times.
The K2000 Digital Temperature Controller is a convenient device that provides flexibility to conduct experiments using the cryogenic cooling and Joule-Thompson thermal stage systems of MMR Technologies.
Carl Zeiss has launched an advanced 3-in-1 multibeam ion microscope for sub-10nm nanostructuring.
The Merlin FEG SEM is the flagship FESEM of the Zeiss product line. It is designed to specifically handle rapid sample loading, high-resolution SEM imaging, and high-end analytical work using EDS and EBSD.
Quorum Technologies supplies the PP3010T Cryo-SEM preparation system, which is a highly automated column-mounted, gas-cooled cryo preparation system ideal for most SEM, FE-SEM and FIB/SEM systems.
The SynthWAVE model by Milestone, a global leader in the field of microwave-based sample prep technology is a synthetic microwave that will fit on any benchtop in even the smallest lab.
The Optical Micrometer available from Taber Industries is capable of making non-contact measurements on flat or curved surfaces. This portable instrument has a robust housing and easy-to-read vernier scale.
Phenom World’s Delphi is an instrument designed to handle rapid correlative microscopy with unique overlay precision. It is the first fully integrated solution in the world for the said purpose.
The WITec alpha500 is the first instrument on the market to combine Confocal Raman Microscopy for 3-D Chemical Imaging and Atomic Force Microscopy for high resolution structural imaging in an automated system.
The ESPM 3D is a specialized atomic force microscope designed for biological, material science and nanoscience applications. Its design allows for stand alone applications as well as easy intregation with other instruments such as confocal microscopes, spectral confocal microscopes, inverted optical microscopes, laser traps and other optical instruments. In addition, our scientists can help you to custom integrate or design a scanning probe microscope system that is specific to your application or group, saving you precious time and resources.
Imina Technologies has introduced miBot™ BT-11, a mobile micro-robot designed to perform different manipulation, sensing and positioning tasks at micro and nano scales.
OI Analytical’s 4100 Water/Soil Sample Processor automates sample handling and processing in 40 mL VOA vials to perform purge-and-trap analysis of volatile organic compounds (VOCs) as per the U.S. EPA methods.
The ANKOM2000 Fibre Analyzer has been subjected to rigorous testing over a broad range of sample types, and is used by ANKOM for the NFTA and AAFCO check sample programs. The ANKOM2000 Fibre Analyzer provides increased automation to enhance laboratory operations and reduce labour costs. Automation eliminates chemical and hot water handling. The Instrument requires very little space.
For both the Phenom™ Pure and Phenom Pro, a large variety of sample holders is available in order to extend the sample acceptance. These holders are designed for optimizing sample loading speed and guarantee the fastest time to image available in the market.
Park Systems offers the NX10 atomic force microscope that is specifically designed for nanotechnology research. The system generates data which users can reproduce and publish at high nano resolution.
Micron Optical’s BM3 microscope is designed with extraordinary features that provide high-quality performance at an affordable cost.
Rapidly becoming the industry standard in many areas, Sheen Instruments Automatic Panel Sprayers have been developed with the co-operation of end users to ensure the product meets the exacting quality standards of the industries using them.