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EM-Tec temporary mounting waxes
ideal for holding delicate samples and making cross sections

Metallurgic Overview 11 000232 Pin stub adapter for 32mm JEOL and Hitachi stubs

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The Rave Scientific EM-Tec EM-Tec TempStick 135C, is a clear temporary mounting wax adhesive which can be readily removed with acetone. It is widely used for temporary mounting of semiconductor wafers for dicing and grinding. It is also used for mounting ceramics, optical materials, ferrites, gemstones and small parts or samples for grinding, cutting, lapping and polishing. EM-Tec TempStick 135C is a tough, polymer based wax adhesive which exhibits high strength, high hardness and full visibility of the mounted object when cold. Excellent cutting properties providing a strong hold and edge sharpness during various abrasive operations at room temperature. It is resistant to most solvents, including water. The most effective solvent for EM-Tec TempStick 135C is acetone. Alternative solvent are methylene chloride and dibasic ester. Ultrasonic cleaning improves removal of the adhesive. It is equivalent to Quickstick 135.
EM-Tec TempStick 135C wax starts to soften at around 72°C, melting points is around 135°C. Attach the work piece when the mounting wax is molten. It sets after a few minutes at room temperature. After setting, machining can start. .

  • single stick of Ø22 x 175 mm with a weight of 90 gram
  • tray with 5 bars of 27 x 12 x 175 mm with a total weight of 450 gram
  • tray with 20 small bars of 10 x 10 x 88 mm length with a total weight of 300 gram

EM-Tec Sticky Wax 70C, yellow sticks

EM-Tec Sticky Wax 70C is a yellow coloured, low temperature temporary mounting wax. Widely used for holding semiconductors, crystals, optical materials, ceramics, gemstones, glass and other samples for cutting, slicing, lapping and polishing operations. It has a moderate hardness and moderate strength with a melting point of 70°C. EM-Tec Sticky Wax 70C is more suitable for heat sensitive materials. It readily hardens at room temperature; at temperatures above 40-50°C the work piece can be re-positioned. Equivalent to Corning rubber 155 sticky wax. Chemically resistant. Available as a box with 48 sticks of Ø6 x 105 mm with a weight of approx. 145 gram.

Ordering information for the EM-Tec TempStick 135C temporary mounting wax