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Available Instrumentation: Polymer

The following instruments are available for external users to book and use, either with or without the help of an operator from the Centre. Please contact Solly Motaung at smotaung@csir.co.za for bookings.

Ultramicrotome

Make: Leica EM UC6 (microscope unit)
Leica EMFC6 ( LN2 attachment)
CSIR / university price: R850/hour.
Industry price: R1700/hour

Additional Information
Spec: To cut polymer samples for TEM, Approx70nm to 200nm either at room temp or with LN2

Four point probe semi-conductor characterisation

Make: Leica EM UC6 (microscope unit)
Leica EMFC6 ( LN2 attachment)
CSIR / university price: R250/sample.
Industry price: R500/sample