Vacuum Transfer Holders

Preserve sample integrity with controlled transfer from an inert environment to the TEM.

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Transmission electron microscope (TEM) vacuum transfer holders are used in applications that require the transfer of specimen from a preparation station (glove box or vacuum chamber) into TEM under vacuum or controlled atmospheric conditions. 

  • When configured for energy dispersive x-ray spectroscopy (EDS) applications, the beryllium cradle is designed to provide a clear path between the sample and the detector to reduce shadowing for EDS analysis
Model number Operating
Specimen positioning Specimen securing Motorized
648 Ambient α, β tilt Hexring® mechanism β tilt
VTST4006 Ambient   α tilt Clamping ring  
 1 Analytical configuration uses a Hexring mechanism.


ACS Applied Energy Materials

Tratnik, B.; Van de Velde, N.; Jerman, I.; Kapun, G.; Tchernychova, E.; Tomšič, M.; Jamnik, A.; Genorio, B.; Vizintin, A.; Dominko, R.

ACS Materials Lett.

Abfaltere, A.; Shamsi, J.; Kubicki, D. J.; Savory, C. N.; Xiao, J.; Divitini, G.; Li, W.; Macpherson, S.; Gałkowski, K.; MacManus-Driscoll, J. L.; Scanlon, D. O.; Stranks, S. D.

Advanced Energy Materials

de Boisse, B. M.; Nishimura, S.; Watanabe, E.; Lander, L.; Tsuchimoto, A.; Kikkawa, J.; Kobayashi, E.; Asakura, D.; Okubo, M.; Yamada, A.



Models 648, VTST4006


Double Tilt Vacuum Transfer Holder, model 648
Single Tilt Vacuum Transfer Holder, model VTST4006


Double Tilt Vacuum Transfer Holder Training, model 648

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