General Clamped Cells
31 Jul 2013
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The Highest sample pressures we are currently able to achieve at ISIS are attained with a clamped cell type sample container. We can achieve pressures of 2.5GPa.

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​High Pressure McWhan cell

 

If you have any questions about our high pressure capabilities or think you may want to use some of this equipment during your experiment then please contact the Pressure and Furnaces team or the relevant instrument scientist.

Clamped Cell Description Working parameters
McWhan cell 25 Kbar clamp cell 0 to 2Gpa (0 to 20 Kbar)
ILL Be/Cu clamp cell 10 Kbar clamp cell 0 to 1Gpa (0 to 10 Kbar)
Press (Large) 100 tonne press for loading high pressure clamp cells 0 to 100 tonnes
Press (small) 15 tonne press for loading high pressure clamp cells and making samples into pellets. 0 to 15 Tonnes
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