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Model 693 Ilion+™
Model 693 Ilion+™

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Gatan, Inc. is pleased to introduce the NEW Ilion+™, a significant advance in the preparation of large planar cross sections for microscopic imaging and microanalysis. The Ilion+ is a dedicated, ion beam based system for the preparation of large area planar cross sections from challenging SEM samples.

NEW Ilion+™: A Breakthrough in SEM Planar Surface Preparation

Pleasanton, CA | Posted on April 14th, 2010

The Ilion+ uses a proprietary milling system that exposes significantly greater areas than traditional FIB milling while encompassing a wider range of delicate samples not compatible with mechanical polishing and other techniques. The system is easy to install and operate allowing users to begin making samples quickly. The Ilion+ design is based on the proven Gatan PIPS™ (Precision Ion Polishing System).

"Our beta results for the Ilion+ confirm our economic model predictions of a threefold reduction in cost per sample when compared to FIB," reports Kevin Scudder, General Manager, Gatan, Inc.

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About Gatan
For over 45 years, Gatan, Inc. has designed and manufactured instruments and products for electron microscopes that enable and advance EM applications. Gatan is the recognized leader in the industry and our products set the industry standards. Gatan is committed to being a quality provider of high performance instrumentation for imaging and analysis in TEM and SEM applications. Our designers and engineers understand the application criteria of our customers and provide them with the best solutions for their application needs.

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5794 W. Las Positas Blvd.
Pleasanton, CA 94588
Tel: 1.925.463.0200
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