Critical Point Dryer

Equipment



Critical Point Dryer

Can dry biological specimens such as pollen, cell, tissue, plants, insects, as well as industrial samples for SEM analysis.


  • Charges a fee for use
  • Access by guest researcher allowed
  • Host technician(s) available

The CPD model is Leica EM CPD300 (link)

Research Facility



Scientific Imaging Suite
Dalhousie University
Halifax
Nova Scotia (NS)

The SIS hosts and provides training and use of state-of-the-art electron microscopes and sample preparation related accessory equipment. The SIS also provides digital imaging, poster printing and photographing services.


Major equipment at the SIS available for use:
  • Transmission electron microscope (FEI Tecnai 12 TEM)
  • Scanning electron microscope (Zeiss 1455VP SEM)
  • Critical point dryer (Leica EM CPD300)
  • Sputter coater (Leica EM ACE200)
  • Ultramicrotome (Leica EM UC6 and ULTRACUT E)
  • High pressure freezing system (Leica EM PACT)
  • Freeze substitution and low temperature embedding system (Leica EM AFS)
  • Large format printer (Canon imagePROGRAF iPF8000S)

Keywords:

TEM, SEM, electron microscope, critical point dryer, sputter coater, printer, ultramicrotome


  • Biological and Life Sciences
  • Biotechnology

Contacts



Ping Li Primary Contact
9024943309
Manager

Date submitted: Fri, Jul 29, 2016 4:30 PM
Date updated: Tue, Aug 2, 2016 9:03 AM

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