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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 us on mward@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