Cryo equipment

Contact

 Dr Melanie Rug
 +61 2 6125 7649
 Joanne Lee
 +61 2 6127 0042

Please see CAM: Biological sample preparation for more biological specimen preparation facilities.

LN2 Cold stages on 2 SEMs and 3 TEMs.

 

High pressure freezer

High pressure freezer

  • Leica EM-PACT. Pressure controllable to 2300 bar. Specimen holders currently 350 micron x 17mm tubes, or c. 2mm dia x 200 micron deep larger flat holders.
  • Leica Freeze-substitution - programmable.

 

 

Automated freeze substitution unitAFS unit

This is an automatic user-programmed substitution and low temperature embedding system for cryo-prepared samples:

  • Working range: -140 to +65°C
  • Time settings: 0 to 999.9 hr for each step
  • 3 Holding-Time / Temperature settings
  • 2 Slope settings i.e. time between two temperatures
  • 10 Programme memories

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