Inside a scanning electron microscope

Some of the parts I was able to salvage. I’m a sucker for big chunks of stainless steel. Also, I am thinking maybe I could turn the sample stage into the world’s smallest-working-envelope 5-axis CNC machine.  It couldn’t deal with anything much bigger than an inch on a side, but the resolution would be down around 2 micrometers…

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One Response to Inside a scanning electron microscope

  1. Anne Watson says:

    Great pictures! What fun! So glad you were able to pick out some of the valuable pieces!

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