Heating In-Situ Holders

Single and double tilt heating holders for direct observation of microstructural phase changes, nucleation, growth, and dissolution processes.

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Bulk heating holders

  • Precise temperature control of specimen holder tip is maintained using a bulk furnace and a water cooled specimen rod
  • Heat loss from furnace to specimen tip is minimized using specialized ceramic furnace supports
Gatan model number Maximum
temperature1 (°C)
Furnace Specimen positioning Specimen securing Maximum electrical feedthroughs
628 1300


α tilt Hexring®
628 900 Inconel α tilt Hexring
652 1000 Tantalum α, β tilt Hexring
2 – 62
652 850 Inconel α, β tilt Hexring
2 – 62
1For small pole piece gaps, the 628 maximum temperature is limited to 1000 °C for tantalum furnace and 700 °C for Inconel furnace, and the 652 maximum temperature is limited to 900 °C for tantalum furnace and 700 °C for Inconel furnace
2Optional 2 – 6 for JEOL UHR, 2 maximum for other EMMs



Hong, J.; Bae, J. -H.; Jo, H.; Park, H. -Y.; Lee, S.; Hong, S. J.; Chun, H.; Cho, M. K.; Kim, J.; Kim, J.; Son, Y.; Jin, H.; Suh, J. -Y.; Kim, S. -C.; Roh, H. -K.; Lee, K. H.; Kim, H. -S.; Chung, K. Y.; Yoon, C. W.; Lee, K.; Kim, S. H.; Ahn, J. -P.; Baik, H.; Kim, G. H.; Han, B.; Jin, S.; Hyeon, T.; Park, J.; Son, C. Y.; Yang, Y.; Lee, Y. -S.; Yoo, S. J.; Chun, D. W.

Ceramics International

Lin, Z.; Wu, C.; He, H.; Jiang, S.; Ren, F.; Cao, L.; Huang, Z.; Zhang, J.

Microscopy and Microanalysis

Singh, M. K.; Ghosh, C.; Miller, B.; Carter, C. B.

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