Specimen Preparation

Leica CPD 030
The Leica CPD 030 Critical Point Dryer is a critical point drying device for biological and industrial samples.

Leica CPD 030 Critical Point Dryer

The Leica CPD 030 Critical Point Dryer is a critical point drying device for biological and industrial samples.

It uses Integrated Vapor Compression Refrigeration System with low CO2 consumption. It is a top-loading system that provides visibility of the immersed specimen from above and below. The dryer has a gas flow measuring device and a magnetic stirrer for mixing of transitional fluids.

Additional Specimen Preparation Equipment

  • Coaters
    • Denton DV-502A carbon evaporator for applying thin carbon films on SEM samples
    • Cressington 208HR high resolution sputter coater with thin film monitor
  • Leica Ultracut UCT ultramicrotome for room temperature sectioning for TEM analysis with the FCS cryo attachment for low temperature sectioning
  • SouthBay Technology MS501B Twinl Jet electropolisher for preparation of TEM foils.
  • SouthBay Technology Model 650 Low Speed diamond wheel saw
  • SouthBay Technology Model 850 Abrasive Slurry Saw
  • Allied High Tech Products MultiPrep polishing system
  • Anatech Hummer 6 converted to plasma and DC etching
  • JEOL IB-19500CP low angle, low energy ion mill for SEM and TEM sample preparation (coming soon)

Reservations

Location

Room 637, M&M Research Building

Training

eTraining

Free online eTraining is available for this instrument. This self-paced tutorial and reference content does not replace course requirements for authorized usage.

Available topics related to this instrument:

Specimen Preparation Online Training Leica Ultracut UCT

Resources

Last updated March 27, 2014