The EM-Tec top reference holders ensure the same focus conditions for the SEM and same take-off angle for the X-ray analysis system the for all mounts in the holder. They have been designed for SEM/EDS/WDS analysis on multiple metallographic and petrographic mounts. The mounts are placed against three reference lips and secured with screws from the side. It is intended for the larger analytical SEMs with a large SEM stage. Made from vacuum grade aluminium with stainless steel screws. One of the positions can be used to hold a calibration standard with pure elements and/or known compounds.
There are three top reference holders for metallographic or petrographic mounts of different sizes:
EM-Tec R6 top reference holder for six of the Ø25mm or 1” (Ø25.4mm) mounts
Consists of a top part only with a thickness of 15mm. With the supplied height extender (10mm high), up to 24mm high samples can be mounted. The mounts are secured from the side by screws.