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EM-Tec bulk SEM specimen holders

EM-Tec bulk specimen holders are designed to hold awkwardly shaped and bulk specimen. These specimen holders are either rectangular or round and have brackets with screws to securely hold the specimen in place.  The bulk specimen holders are a cost-effective and practical way to hold smaller to medium size specimens. They are either made from vacuum grade aluminium or from gold plated brass (designated with a G for the EM-Tec Gold series). The set screws are made from stainless steel and provided with different lengths to cover a wide range of sample sizes. The EM-Tec bulk sample holders currently offered are:

  • EM-Tec GB16 – Rectangular type bulk specimen holder with two side brackets for sample thickness up to 16mm.  Made from brass, 1µm thick gold plated. Ideal for smaller samples and smaller SEMs.
  • EM-Tec B16 – Rectangular type bulk specimen holder with two side bracket for sample thickness up to 16mm. Ideal for small samples and tabletop SEMs. Made from vacuum grade aluminium
  • EM-Tec B26 – Rectangular type bulk specimen holder with two side bracket for sample thickness up to 26mm. Made from vacuum grade aluminium.
  • EM-Tec B38 – Rectangular type bulk specimen holder with two side bracket for sample thickness up to 32mm. Made from vacuum grade aluminium.
  • EM-Tec B52 – Rectangular type medium bulk specimen holder with two side bracket for sample thickness up to 52mm. Made from vacuum grade aluminium.
  • EM-Tec V80 – Rectangular type large bulk specimen holders with two repositionable side brackets for sample width up to 80mm. Made from vacuum grade aluminium.
  • EM-Tec V120 –Rectangular type extra-large bulk specimen holders with two repositionable side brackets for sample width up to 120mm. Made from vacuum grade aluminium.
  • EM-Tec GR20 – Round type bulk specimen holder with three brackets for round and awkwardly shaped samples up to Ø20mm. Made from brass, 1µm thick gold plated. Ideal for smaller samples and smaller SEMs.
  • EM-Tec R32 –  Round type bulk specimen holder with three brackets for round and awkwardly shaped specimens  up to Ø32mm. Equally useful as metallographic mounts holder for 30mm / 1-1/4” mounts. Made from vacuum grade aluminium.
  • EM-Tec R51 –  Round type bulk sample holder with three brackets for round and awkwardly shaped samples up to Ø51mm. Equally useful as metallographic mounts holder for 50mm / 2” mounts. Made from vacuum grade aluminium
  • EM-Tec R98 – Universal large bulk sample holder with 4 mounting pillars on a Ø117mm pin plate. Mounting pillars can be spaced on the pin plate to accommodate large awkwardly shaped sample op to 98mm in diameter. Made from vacuum grade aluminium with stainless steel thumb screws.

Please note: EM-Tec bulk sample holders are available with a pin stub, with an M4 threaded hole and with a Ø14mm JEOL stub for JEOL stage adapters with a Ø14mm hole.

Capacity and dimensions for the  EM-Tec bulk sample holders:

Product # Name Max. sample size Dimensions w/o pin Securing methode SEM stage compatibility
12-000223 EM-Tec GB16 16mm 22x19x10mm Set screw Standard 3.2mm pin
12-000323 EM-Tec GB16 16mm 22x19x10mm Set screw M4 thread
12-003216 EM-Tec B16 126mm 22x19x10mm Set screw Standard 3.2mm pin
12-003316 EM-Tec B16 16mm 22x19x10mm Set screw M4 thread
12-006216 EM-Tec B16 16mm 22x19x10mm Set screw Ø14mm JEOL stub
12-000225 EM-Tec B26 26mm 34x24x13mm Set screw Standard 3.2mm pin
12-000325 EM-Tec B26 26mm 34x24x13mm Set screw M4 thread
12-000625 EM-Tec B26 26mm 34x24x13mm Set screw Ø14mm JEOL stub
12-000227 EM-Tec B38 38mm 46x24x13mm Set screw Standard 3.2mm pin
12-000327 EM-Tec B38 38mm 46x24x13mm Set screw M4 thread
12-000627 EM-Tec B38 38mm 46x24x13mm Set screw Ø14mm JEOL stub
12-003252 EM-Tec B52 52mm 60x24x13mm Set screw Standard 3.2mm pin
12-003352 EM-Tec B52 52mm 60x24x13mm Set screw M4 thread
12-006252 EM-Tec B52 52mm 60x24x13mm Set screw Ø14mm JEOL stub
12-000203 EM-Tec V80 80mm 93x44x16.5mm Set screw Standard 3.2mm pin
12-000303 EM-Tec V80 80mm 93x44x16.5mm Set screw M4 thread
12-000603 EM-Tec V80 80mm 93x44x16.5mm Set screw Ø14mm JEOL stub
12-000305 EM-Tec V120 120mm 133x44x16.5mm Set screw M4 thread
12-000205 EM-Tec V120 120mm 133x44x16.5mm Set screw Standard 3.2mm pin
12-000605 EM-Tec V120 120mm 133x44x16.5mm Set screw Ø14mm JEOL stub
12-000217 EM-Tec GR20 Ø20mm Ø25x10mm Set screw Standard 3.2mm pin
12-000317 EM-Tec GR20 Ø20mm Ø25x10mm Set screw M4 thread
12-000233 EM-Tec R32* Ø32mm Ø40×12.5mm Set screw Standard 3.2mm pin
12-000333 EM-Tec R32* Ø32mm Ø40×12.5mm Set screw M4 thread
12-000633 EM-Tec R32* Ø32mm Ø40×12.5mm Set screw Ø14mm JEOL stub
12-000253 EM-Tec R51** Ø51mm Ø59×12.5mm Set screw Standard 3.2mm pin
12-000353 EM-Tec R51** Ø51mm Ø59×12.5mm Set screw M4 thread
12-000653 EM-Tec R51** Ø51mm Ø59×12.5mm Set screw Ø14mm JEOL stub
12-000289 EM-Tec R98 Ø98mm Ø117x22mm Thumb screw Standard 3.2mm pin
12-000389 EM-Tec R98 Ø98mm Ø117x22mm Thumb screw M4 thread

*) The EM-Tec R32 can be used as metallographic mount holder for 30mm /1-1/4” mounts
**) The EM-Tec R51 can be used as metallographic mount holder for 50mm /2” mounts