Specifications for the
208C High Vacuum Turbo Carbon Coater

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Chamber Size 150mm OD x 165mm high (5.9" x 6.5") standard
Variable height, 165mm - 250mm (6.5" - 9.8") optional
Evaporation source Bradley type (6.15mm OD rods [1/4"])
Heavy duty stainless construction
Evaporation supply Microprocessor based Feedback loop controlled with remote current/voltage sensing
Safety interlocked
Variable, 180A max. with over-current protection
Sample stage Static table holds 12 SEM 1/2" stubs
Height adjustment through 60mm
Optional rotary-planetary-tilting stage
Analog metering Vacuum, dual range Atm - 0.001mb
1 x 10-3mb to 5 x 10-6
Current, 0 - 200A
Control method Automatic evaporation control using programmed voltage and timer
Full manual override with pulsed or continuous operation
Digital timer, 1 - 9.9 seconds
Digital voltage setting, 0.1 - 5.5V
Automatic vent

Pumping System

Configuration Turbo/rotary pump combination
Optional Dry Scroll Pump instead of rotary pump
Pumping speed 67 l/sec.
Pumpdown time 1.5 min. to 1 x 10-4mb
Ultimate pressure 5 x 10-6mb
Desktop system Rotary pump is mounted on desktop compatible anti-vibration table
All metal vacuum coupling system

Services required

Supply 100-120 or 200-240 VAC, 50/60Hz
Power 1200 VA max.

System Dimensions

Size Width 600mm (23.6"), Depth 600mm (23.6"), Height 360mm (14.2")
Weight 45Kg (99.5 lbs) coater and pumps

Specifications for the Auxiliary Power Unit
and Accessories for the 208C

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APU Specifications

Control Microprocessor controlled with automatic detection of accessory and automatic ranging of operating parameters
Connection Multi-pin “smart” cable
Ranges LT for Metal Evaporation and Aperture Cleaning
HT for Glow Discharge
Current LT Max. 100A
Timer LT
1 – 45 sec
1-99 sec
Analog Display LT
Digital Display LT
Mains Supply 115V / 10A or 230V / 5A
Size (WxHxD) 246 x 156 x 300mm
Weight 14kg

Metal Evaporation Unit Specifications

Control APU
Connection Multi-pin “smart” cable
Source Holder 50mm (2") filaments or baskets with integrated shielding and shutter
Shutter control Manual
Mounting 208C top plate mount adjacent to carbon source
Size ø90 x 130mm
Weight 0.9kg

Aperture Cleaning Unit Specifications

Control APU
Connection Multi-pin “smart” cable
Source Holder 50mm (2") boats
Mounting Includes top plate for 208C chamber
Size ø165 x 125mm
Weight 1.3kg


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Dimensions (mm)
1. Control unit
2. Vacuum chamber
3. Thickness monitor
4. Turbo Molecular Pump
5. Rotary pump and
Anti-vibration base