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'''While repairing, maintaining, or using the Stereoscan S200 SEM, please add notes here. Newest at top.'''
 
'''While repairing, maintaining, or using the Stereoscan S200 SEM, please add notes here. Newest at top.'''
  
* Machine is installed at HacDC. Apparently needs significant, yet feasible repairs. Probably, we need to clean fingerprints off the vacuum chamber, replace broken O-Rings, test the vacuum pumps, attempt pump down to high vacuum, repair/replace vacuum pumps as necessary, repair/replace electronics as necessary, achieve a crude e-beam scan, and finally tweak for optimum resolution or other desired features. [[User:Mirage335|Mirage335]] ([[User talk:Mirage335|talk]]) 07:53, 1 April 2014 (PDT)
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* March 31st: Cleaned the plinth and took photographs of the vacuum components. [https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/45972/sem/sem_cleaning/index.html Available here]. -Dan K.
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* <strike>Oil diffusion</strike>Turbo molecular pump was hanging due to the lip falling out of the rubber suspension. Could be cleaned and probably popped back in.
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* Broken switch on roughing pump was bypassed internally. Plugging in the outlet should activate the pump. (This pump normally runs 24/7 when the machine is operational.)
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* Compressed air needed to get more dust out
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March 30th: Moving complete! The SEM is now in the workshop
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March 29th: Awaiting pick-up and installation (March 29th and 30th).
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March 23rd: A space in the workshop has been cleared. Photo: http://i.imgur.com/BDNWL5z.jpg

Revision as of 07:01, 1 April 2014


While repairing, maintaining, or using the Stereoscan S200 SEM, please add notes here. Newest at top.

  • Use ~~~~ to automatically sign edits with username, date, and time.
  • March 31st: Cleaned the plinth and took photographs of the vacuum components. Available here. -Dan K.
  • Oil diffusionTurbo molecular pump was hanging due to the lip falling out of the rubber suspension. Could be cleaned and probably popped back in.
  • Broken switch on roughing pump was bypassed internally. Plugging in the outlet should activate the pump. (This pump normally runs 24/7 when the machine is operational.)
  • Compressed air needed to get more dust out

March 30th: Moving complete! The SEM is now in the workshop

March 29th: Awaiting pick-up and installation (March 29th and 30th).

March 23rd: A space in the workshop has been cleared. Photo: http://i.imgur.com/BDNWL5z.jpg