The EM-Tec SEM stub gripper tweezers are specially designed tweezers to securely grip SEM stubs and mounts. With the EM-Tec SEM stub gripper tweezers, SEM sample stubs and mounts can be handled without touching them by hand. Ideal for clean handling and to avoid contamination issues. The SEM stub gripper tweezers are all made from anti-magnetic stainless steel and are clean room compatible. The selection of the EM-Tec SEM stub gripper tweezers comprises gripper tweezers for:
grooved pin stubs with 12.7mm, 25.4, 19 and 32mm head diameter
JEOL cylinder stubs with 9.5, 12.2, 25 and 32mm diameter
Hitachi cylinder stubs with 15, 25 and 32mm diameter.
The EM-Tec SEM stub gripper tweezers tips for the grooved pin stubs fit directly in the groove of the SEM stub; the angle between tip and handle is 45°. The EM-Tec SEM stub grippers for the cylinder stubs are designed to grip the SEM cylinder stubs from above; the angle between tip and handle is 30°.
For the grooved Ø12.7 and Ø25.4mm pin stubs, there are also scissor type SEM stub grippers available; the provide a stronger grip than the tweezersstyle stub gripper. The scissor type SEM stub grippers are made from anti-magnetic stainless steel.
The SEM stub grippers can also be use to pick up a variety of other type of samples with similar diameters as the SEM stubs. Metallographic embedding of 25 and 30mm or 1” and 1-1/4” can be handled or used when etching the surface of the samples. Substrate discs can be picked up at the edge.