Equipment usuage charges per slot

Category #1 - Users from IIT Kanpur and its collaborating institutes/Research labs
Category #2 - Academic institutes or National Research labs
Category #3 - Users from industry or any place other than category #1 and category #2

Major Equipment



Equipment Name Slot Duration Category #1 Category #2 Category #3
FEI Titan G2 60 -300 TEM (HR-TEM)
3 hrs
3000.00
6000.00
15000.00
FEI Technai G2 12 Twin TEM 120 kV
3 hrs
2000.00
4000.00
10000.00
  Max 2 samples per slot per sample per sample per sample


Sample Preparation Tools


Name of Equipment Slot Duration/No. of samples User Charges (Rs.)
Category#1 Category#2 Category#3
TEM Mill One Hour 200.00 600.00 1000.00
Ultra Sonic Disk Cutter One Hour 100.00 300.00 500.00
Dimpling Grinder One Hour/ One Sample 100.00 300.00 500.00
Grinder or Polisher One Hour/ One Sample 100.00 300.00 500.00
Low Speed Diamond Saw One Hour 200.00 600.00 1000.00
Twin-Jet Electropolisher Upto 3 Sample
(at Room Temp.)
600.00 1800.00 3000.00
Twin-Jet Electropolisher Upto 3 Sample
(at CRYO Temp.)
700.00 2100.00 3500.00
Plasma Cleaner - No charges 500.00 2000.00
X-TEM Prep Kit Per Sample 500.00 4000.00 10000.00
Carbon or Gold Sputtering Per Run
(Max. 9 Samples/run)
100.00/sample 500.00/run 4000.00 10000.00
Ultra Microtrome 3 Hours/ Upto 2 Sample
(at Room Temp.)
1000.00 2000.00 5000.00
Ultra Microtome 3 Hours/ Upto 2 Sample
(at CRYO Temp.)
3000.00 6000.00 15000.00
Vitrobot (Vitrification Process) 3 Hours/ Upto 2 Sample 5000.00 10000.00 25000.00
Disc Puncher Upto 5 Sample 100.00 200.00 500.00
3-D reconstruction software (Amira) Per Sample 500.00
(Independent Usage Free)
1000.00 2500.00
Heating Holder Per Sample 500.00 1000.00 2500.00
Cooling Holder Per Sample 700.00 2100.00 3500.00

TEM Grid Charges

S.No. TEM Grid Specifications per Unit Grid Prices (Rs)
1. FORMVAR/CARBON, 300 CU 200.00
2. FORMVAR W/CARBON, 200M CU 200.00
3. FORMVAR W/C CARBON, 200 CU 200.00
4. CARBON TYPE B ON 200M CU 200.00
5. CARBON SUBST B 300M CU 200.00
6. ULTRATHIN CA/HOLEY C 300M AU 500.00
7. PELCO GRIDS 200 CU 50.00
8. PELCO GRIDS 300 MESH CU 50.00
9. PELCO MICA DISC 10MM, V1 100.00
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