EMU charges

New user registration fee:

The new user registration fee is $250 per new user. The new user fee entitles the user to training in microscope use, specimen preparation and scientific/technical support from EMU staff. This will be applied at the first billing cycle after registration. All instrument use will be charged at the hourly rate with no additional charges for training and support.

Charges for the various techniques and for consumables are listed below. If you have any questions, please contact us.

TEM

 

Instrument

Operator

UNSW

Other Australian Universities & Affiliated Institutes (ex.GST)

Corporate

(ex. GST)

F200

(Microscopy Australia supported)

User Operated

$45

Price on application

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Staff Operated

$150

Tecnai, J1400

User Operated

$45

$120

Staff Operated

$150

$230

Cryo-TEM

Price on application

 

SEM

Instrument

Operator

UNSW

Other Australian Universities & Affiliated Institutes (ex.GST)

Corporate

(ex. GST)

TM4000Plus

User Operated

$20

$120

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Industry page

Staff Operated

$150

$230

s3400x, s3400i, 7001F

User Operated

$45

$120

Staff Operated

$150

$230

NanoSEM 230, NanoSEM 450

User Operated

$45

$120

Staff Operated

$150

$230

EPMA

(Microscopy Australia supported)

User Operated

$45

$45

Staff Operated

$150

$150

 

 

AFM

Instrument

Operator

UNSW

Other Australian Universities & Affiliated Institutes (ex.GST)

Corporate

(ex. GST)

ICON, JSPM5400

User Operated

$60

$120

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Industry page

Staff Operated

$150

$230

FIB

Instrument

Operator

UNSW

Other Australian Universities & Affiliated Institutes (ex.GST)

Corporate

(ex. GST)

Auriga

User Operated

$45

$120

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Industry page

Staff Operated

$150

$230

Plasma FIB

(Microscopy Australia supported)

User Operated

$45

$45

Staff Operated

$150

$150

 

Specimen Preparation

Instrument

Operator

UNSW

Other Australian Universities & Affiliated Institutes (ex.GST)

Corporate

(ex. GST)

Ultra-Microtome/ Hour

(incl. costs of embedding, staining etc)

User Operated

$30

$40

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Industry page

Staff Operated

$150

$220

Cryo-Ultramicrotome/ Hour

(incl. costs of embedding, staining, etc)

Staff

Operated ONLY

$150

$220

Critical Point Dryer/ Run

User Operated

$30

Price on application

Staff Operated

$150

Ion polishing/ Hour

(IM-4000 Ion Polisher, PIPS, NanoMill)

User Operated

$20

Price on application

Staff Operated

$150

Microwave processor/ Hour

User Operated

$20

Price on application

Staff Operated

$150

Grid plunger/ Hour

User Operated

$20

Price on application

Staff Operated

$150

Consumables and tools

TEM

SEM & AFM

Formvar+carbon coated grids (box of 25)

$80

SEM specimen box

$10

Formvar coated grids (box of 50)

$95

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

$2

Thin carbon film on lacey formvar grid

$6 (each)

SEM mount – 25mm pin stub (pack of 5)

$8

Grid box - rectangle

$30

SEM mount – 15mm stub (pack of 5)

$5

Grid box - round

$25

SEM mount – 25mm stub (pack of 5)

$8

Grid box - small

$10

SEM mount – double 90˚ x-section

$10

Grid box - omniprobe

$10

SEM mount – 45˚/90˚ x-section

$4

Grid box – omniprobe anti-static

$12

SEM mount – 38mm pin stub

$7

         Cryo-TEM grid box, round, blue with lid

     $15                            Diamond pen       $30

Tweezers - regular

$50

Gel box

  $16

Tweezers – self-closing

$60