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== Manuals and Images ==
* Roughing Pump: Edwards E2M-12 255 LPM two stage oil filled rotating vane pump [[File:Edwards_E2M2_to_E2M12_Users_Instruction_Manual.pdf]]
* Turbo Pump: Pfeiffer Balzers TPH 190
:Similar but smaller unit manual [[File:Pfeiffer_Balzers_TPH_TPU_110_.pdf]]
:Table of pumps to compatible controllers [[File:Pfeiffer_table.pdf]]
::View of pump 1 [[Media:PfeifferTHP190_1.gif]]
::View of pump 2 (connector side) [[Media:PfeifferTHP190_2.gif]]
::View of pump 3 (other side) [[Media:PfeifferTHP190_3.gif]]

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== Original ==

Revision as of 18:47, 4 April 2014

HacDC is in the process of refurbishing a scanning electron microscope: a Cambridge Stereoscan 200.

SEM in workshop

Current Status

Cleaning and assessment in progress.

See Stereoscan_Operators_Log for details.


Manuals and Images

  • Turbo Pump: Pfeiffer Balzers TPH 190
Similar but smaller unit manual File:Pfeiffer Balzers TPH TPU 110 .pdf
Table of pumps to compatible controllers File:Pfeiffer table.pdf
View of pump 1 Media:PfeifferTHP190_1.gif
View of pump 2 (connector side) Media:PfeifferTHP190_2.gif
View of pump 3 (other side) Media:PfeifferTHP190_3.gif


757 Labs

Previous owners (757 Labs, another hackerspace) attempting repairs compiled some information at:

Additional Resources

  • The original S200 operating instructions are available at the space in a three-ring binder near the machine.
  • If possible, members will also have access to a PDF copy of Scanning Electron Microscopy - A Student's Handbook, 1980, self-published by Michael Postek, et al. This book was widely used by microscopists and is still regarded as a good learning reference, but the original binding is rare and prone to falling apart. It might be possible to use the PDF copy for private, educational use.

More Photos


We'll have a list here of HacDC members who are responsible for the SEM, including people that should be notified about problems.

Mirage335 (talk) Custom electronic control replacement circuitry.

Plasma Dan K., plasma on IRC. SEM information, documentation, repair information, problems

Pages in category "Stereoscan"

The following 3 pages are in this category, out of 3 total.