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 HOURS SLOT 3000.00 INR 6000.00 INR 15000.00 INR
 Equipment Name  Slot Duration Category#1 Category#2 Category#3
FEI Tecnai G2 12 Twin TEM 120 kV 3 HOURS SLOT
Max 2 Samples per slot
2000.00 INR
per sample
4000.00 INR
per sample
10000.00 INR
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 1000.00 2000.00
Twin-Jet Electropolisher Upto 3 Sample
(at Room Temp.)
600.00 1200.00 2400.00
Twin-Jet Electropolisher Upto 3 Sample
(at CRYO Temp.)
750.00 2100.00 4000.00
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

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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