Q150R Plus

Versatile rotary pumped carbon and/or sputter coater for SEM
A low-vacuum coater suitable for use with W-SEM up to magnifications of x50k using gold or gold/palladium, or up to x100k using platinum (optional vacuum hose assembly required). It is recommended for carbon coating SEM samples for elemental analysis.

Key features

  • Capable of achieving vacuum of 2 x 10-3 mbar
  • New touch and swipe capacitive screen
  • USB port for upgrades and download of log files
  • Multiple-user profiles can be set up on one machine
  • New software sorts recipes per user, according to recent use
  • 16GB of memory can store more than 1000 recipes
  • New multi-colour LED visual status indicator
  • Interchangeable stage options and plug-in heads


  • Film thickness monitoring
  • Wide range of drop-in style specimen stages
  • Glow discharge
  • Metal evaporation
  • Additional inserts for quick metal change


  • Q150R S Plus – an automatic sputter coater for non-oxidising metals
  • Q150R E Plus – an automatic carbon cord coater for SEM applications such as EDS and WDS
  • Q150R ES Plus – a combined system system capable of both sputtering and carbon coating

Recommended applications

  • Low and medium magnifications
  • SE signal boost (1nm or less)
  • Table-top SEM coating
  • Elemental analysis
  • Copper metallisation layers


Sputter targets

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Carbon sources

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