Guidelines maximum HP and reimboursement

Guideline Maximum pressures or Boehler-Almax design anvils

(type IA, 16-sided, diameter 3.10 mm, +70° front anvil)

Culet size (μm) Max. pressure (GPa)
80 x 300 125-150
150 x 300 100-120
250 x 300 60-70
250 55-60
300 50-55
350-400 40-50
500 20-30
600 15-18
800 5
1000 1

 

Reimursement broken anvils during ESRF HP-DAC beamtime

All new anvils broken above 80 GPa and/or severely damaged due to laser heating need to be reimbursed. All anvils broken while above guideline was not respected also need to be reimbursed.

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Order example for 150 μm x 300 μm (bevelled) anvil:

 Diamond anvil, type Ia, Boehler-Almax design, 16-sided, diameter 3.10 mm 70° (X-ray aperture 4θ), culet of 0.15 mm, bevels up to 0.30 mm at 8° , (100)-oriented, low birefringence

Order example for 250 μm anvil:

Diamond anvil, type Ia, Boehler-Almax design, 16-sided, diameter 3.10 mm 70° (X-ray aperture 4θ), culet of 0.25 mm, (100)-oriented, low birefringence

For more information: http://www.almax-easylab.com/TypeIIacBoehlerAlmaxdesign.aspx