Charges 2017

Mark Wainwright Analytical Centre EM Unit Charges 2017

Instrument Usage Charges:

Service

Operator

UNSW

Other Australian Universities &

Affiliated Institutes

(ex.GST)

Corporate (ex. GST)

Beam Rate/ Hour

Non-AMMRF Flagship Microscopes

User Operated

$40

$110

$200

Staff Operated

$140

$220

$330

Beam Rate/ Hour

AMMRF Flagship Microscopes

(FIB Nanolab, SEM 230, SEM 450, FIB Auriga, SEM 7001 and EPMA 8500)

User Operated

$40

$42

$190

Staff Operated

$140

$140

$320

Ultra-Microtoming/ Hour

(incl costs of embedding, staining etc)

User Operated

$30

$40

$85

Staff Operated

$90

$105

$210

Cryo-Ultramicrotoming/ Hour

(incl costs of embedding, staining, nitrogen etc)

Staff

Operated ONLY

$110

$150

$260

Critical Point Drying/ Run

User

Operated

$30

By Special Arrangement

Staff Operated

$130

 

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

$240

TEM

J1400, Tecnai, cm200

6 hours

$240

AFM

ICON, JSPM5400, MultiMode

6 hours

$240

FIB

xP200

6 hours

$240

Nanolab (DualBeam)

10 hours

$400

Auriga

10 hours

$400

Lift-out

3 hours

$120

EPMA

 

 

 

Price on application

Cryo TEM

 

 

Price on application

Biological/polymer specimen preparation

CPD

6 hours

$240

Negative staining

2 hours

$80

Resin embedding, ultramicrotomy, positive staining

 

Price on application

Sample Polishing

Hitachi IM-4000 Ion Polisher

2 hours

$100

PIPS II

4 hours

$200

 

Consumables

ALL Users (UNSW, Corporate etc)

Castro-Viejo Scissors

$40

Diamond Pen

$40

Gel Box

$16

Grid Box – Rectangle

$40

Grid Box – Round

$35

Grid Box - Small

$25

Grid Mat

$30

Mount Lifter

$30

Round nose forceps

$40

Scissors

$15

SEM Specimen Box

$15

Specimen Split Mount

$45

Tweezers – Self Closing

$60

Tweezers – Regular

$50

Formvar+carbon coated grids (box of 25)

$70

Formvar coated grids (box of 50)

$80

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