The Precision Ion Polishing System (PIPSTM) is a user-friendly precision ion polisher designed to produce high quality, TEM specimens with minimal effort.
Emphasizing ease of use, the PIPS features full manual control, making it reliable to operate and easy to maintain. Several unique design features are incorporated into the Gatan PIPS:
- High milling rates at shallow angles.
- Penning guns having no consumable parts.
- Patented Whisperlok for fast and simple specimen exchange.
- Specimen holders for double sided, low angle milling.
- Beam Modulation offering both single and double sector milling.
- Combined feature set eliminates the need for a cold stage.