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Lab: Electron Imaging Center for Nanosystems (EICN)
Equipment: EM AFS2 Automatic freeze substitution (Leica), Room B146

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EM AFS2 Automatic freeze substitution (Leica), Room B146     Electron Imaging Center for Nanosystems (EICN)
Quantity: 1     Usage Type: Supportive    
Training Required: Yes     Training Level: 1     Training Service Type: self-service     Approval Required: Yes     Service Type: self-service
Description: The Leica EM AFS2 is capable of freeze substitution and progressive lowering of temperature ( PLT ) techniques as well as allowing low temperature embedding and polymerization of resins. LED illumination from within the chamber makes work easy.

Key Features:

  • Excellent specimen visibility with Internal LED illumination
  • "Deep Freeze" allows sample transfer at temperatures below -140ÂșC
  • Fast UV polymerization with LED UV lamp
  • Mouse controlled color screen
  • Memory stick to transfer programs
  • Operator safety due to fume exhaust system
  • LN2 filling from outside specimen chamber
  • LN2 consumptin enough for 5 day protocols

Rates: Academic rate $40/day; Industry rate: $80/day

Reservation Details  -  Today's Date/Time: Jun 17 2024, 04:20 am
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