EMU Charges 2018

Instrument usage charges:

Technique

Instrument

Operator

UNSW

Other Australian Universities & Affiliated Institutes (ex.GST)

Corporate

(ex. GST)

TEM

F200

User Operated

$40

Price on application

Staff Operated

$140

Tecnai, cm200, J1400

User Operated

$40

$110

$200

Staff Operated

$140

$220

$330

SEM

s3400x, s3400i, Quanta

User Operated

$40

$110

$200

Staff Operated

$140

$220

$330

NanoSEM 230 and 450, 7001 (AMMRF Flagship Microscopes)

User Operated

$40

$42

$190

Staff Operated

$140

$140

$320

AFM

ICON, JSPM5400

User Operated

$50

$120

$210

Staff Operated

$140

$230

$340

FIB

Nanolab, Auriga (AMMRF Flagship Microscopes)

User Operated

$40

$42

$190

Staff Operated

$140

$140

$320

EPMA

Hyperprobe 8500 (AMMRF Flagship Microscope)

User Operated

$40

$42

$190

Staff Operated

$140

$140

$320

Specimen preparation

Ultra-Microtome/ Hour

(incl. costs of embedding, staining etc)

User Operated

$30

$40

$85

Staff Operated

$140

$220

$330

Cryo-Ultramicrotome/ Hour

(incl. costs of embedding, staining, nitrogen etc)

Staff

Operated ONLY

$140

$220

$330

Critical Point Dryer/ Run

User Operated

$30

Price on application

Staff Operated

$140

Ion polishing

(IM-4000 Ion Polisher, PIPS, NanoMill)

User Operated

$20

Price on application

Staff Operated

$140

Training charges (per internal user): [for external user training charges, please consult with EMU staff]

Technique

Instrument

Training time

Fee

SEM

NNS230, NNS450, J7001, Quanta, s3400X, s3400I

6 hours

$300

TEM

J1400, Tecnai, cm200

6 hours

$300

F200

12 hours

$600

AFM

ICON, JSPM5400

6 hours

$300

FIB

Nanolab (DualBeam)

10 hours

$460

Auriga

10 hours

$460

Lift-out

3 hours

$150

EPMA

 

 

Price on application

Cryo TEM

 

 

Price on application

Biological/polymer specimen preparation

CPD

6 hours

$300

Negative staining

2 hours

$80

Resin embedding, ultramicrotomy, positive staining

 

Price on application

Ion Polishing

Hitachi IM-4000 Ion Polisher, PIPS II, NanoMill

2 hours

$100

 

 

 

Consumables

ALL Users (UNSW, Corporate etc)

TEM:

 

Formvar+carbon coated grids (box of 25)

$75

Formvar coated grids (box of 50)

$85

Grid – thin carbon film on lacey formvar

$6 (each)

Tweezers – Regular

$50

Tweezers – Self Closing

$60

Grid box - Omniprobe

$10

Grid box – Omniprobe anti-static

$12

Grid Box – Rectangle

$40

Grid Box – Round

$35

Grid Box - Small

$25

SEM:

 

SEM Specimen Box

$10

SEM mount – 12.5mm pin stub (pack of 5)

$1.50

SEM mount – 25mm pin stub (pack of 5)

$8

SEM mount – 15mm stub (pack of 5)

$5

SEM mount – 25mm stub (pack of 5)

$8

SEM mount – double 90⁰ x-section

$7.50 (each)

SEM mount - 45⁰/90⁰ mount

$3.50 (each)

SEM mount – 38mm pin stub

$7 (each)

Specimen Split Mount

$45

Diamond pen

$30

AFM:

 

Gel box

$16

Note: All invoiced customers are subject to 10% GST on top of standard rates