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Liquid Nitrogen

ACMAL liquid nitrogen room

March 14, 2017. Room 637 is now a card access room. The door will be closed at all times and you will have to use either a key or very soon, your MTU ID card. If you enter the room you must close the door on the way out. Remember, …

New sputter coater damage

October 9, 2016. The top chamber cover was dropped onto the glass jar which broke off pieces. The glass chips fell into the turbo vacuum pump which was damaged. This is going to be an expensive repair – the result of carelessness. Lower the top cover onto the glass slowly. …

New sputter coater

September 14, 2016. We installed a new sputter coater last spring. Some of you are still using the old system. That’s fine but the new one pumps down faster and applies a thinner coating (if that’s what you want). The only complication is that it is designed to use the …