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Value-Tec hand tools for microscopy, laboratory and R&D



Introduction

The Value-Tec small hand tools are a selection of practical and cost-effective small hand tools for microscopy, sample preparation repair, laboratory and R&D applications. These are the type of small hand tools which are not readily available in a standard hardware store, but are useful for many sample preparation applications, maintenance and repairs in a microscopy lab. The ValueTec range of small hand tools include soft grip pliers, air dusters, carbide tipped scriber, SEM marker pen, cleaning basket, grippers, pin vises and emery stones

Ordering information

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# 52-002020   Value-Tec P25B flat nose pliers with brass lined jaws

These Value-Tec P25B flat nose pliers comprise strips of soft brass riveted on the inside of the jaws. The softer, smooth brass jaws won't leave marks on steel parts or threads. Helpful for assembly, cleaning and re-working delicate parts. The Value-Tec flat nose pliers body is made from tool steel, the handles are coated with soft green PVC for better grip. Jaws are 5-8mm wide and total length of the pliers is 134mm.

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52-002020 Value-Tec P25B flat nose pliers with brass lined jaws
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each €8,50


# 52-002022   Value-Tec P20N flat nose pliers with nylon lined jaws

The Value-Tec P20N flat nose pliers include nylon lined jaws. The soft and smooth nylon jaws are compatible with softer materials yet provide friction for holding parts. Useful with assembly, cleaning and re-working of delicate parts or parts made from softer material (brass or aluminium) and especially for holding threaded parts. The Value-Tec P20N flat nose pliers are made from tool steel, the handles are coated with soft blue PVC to provide a better grip. Jaws are 9mm wide and total length of the pliers is 138mm.

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52-002022 Value-Tec P20N flat nose pliers with nylon lined jaws
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each €8,50


# 52-001954   Value-Tec G4P 4-prong pick-up tool, 116mm

The Value-Tec G4P 4 prong pick-up tool provides a practical way to pick up and securely hold irregular shaped small parts and samples with a diameter ranging from approximately 2 to 16mm. This tool includes 4 springloaded prongs made from spring steel wire. The body is made from nickel plated brass. The maximum opening diameter of the 4 prongs is 20mm. Total length of this practical Value-Tec pick-up tool is 116mm.

Value-Tec G4P 4-prong pick-up tool, 116mm Value-Tec G4P 4-prong pick-up tool, 116mm
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52-001954 Value-Tec G4P 4-prong pick-up tool, 116mm
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each €5,75


# 52-001952   Value-Tec G2L double loop pick-up tool, 116mm

The value-Tec G2L double loop pick-up tool is intended to pick-up and hold ball shaped small objects up to 14mm diameter. The double loop is sprinloaded and made from spring steel wire. The body is made from nickel plated brass. Total length of the Value-Tec G2L double loop pick-up tool is 116mm.

Value-Tec G2L double loop pick-up tool, 116mm Value-Tec G2L double loop pick-up tool, 116mm
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52-001952 Value-Tec G2L double loop pick-up tool, 116mm
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each €5,90


# 52-003003   Value-Tec DB2 fine tip air blower/hand duster with non-return valve

The Value-Tec DB2 fine tip air blower / hand duster comprises a soft touch round rubber squeeeze bulb, a fine tip and an internal non-return valve. This ensures that dust is blown away and not sucked back in the bulb. The manually operated air blower is and economical and ecological alternative for pressurised duster cans. The air stream is more gentle and can be regulated by squeezing the bulb. Ideaal to remove dust from samples, sample holders, parts, optics, keyboard etc. The fine brass tip ensures optimum positioning and can be inserted in small gaps to deliver the air where needed.

Value-Tec DB2 fine tip air blower/hand duster with non-return valve Value-Tec DB2 fine tip air blower/hand duster with non-return valve
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52-003003 Value-Tec DB2 fine tip air blower/hand duster with non-return valve
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each €9,50


# 52-003005   Value-Tec DB3 long tip air blower / hand duster

The Value-Tec DB3 long tip air blower is made with an oval shaped rubber squeeze bulb, a 40mm long plastic tube tip and an internal non-return valve. The non-return valve ensures that th edust is blwon away from the tip and not sucked back into the bulb. The oval shaped bulb is smaller in diameter and more suitable for persons with small hands. Ecological and cost-effective alternative to cans with compressed gas. Ideaal for removing fine dust from optics, samples, parts, sample holders, apertures, filaments, screens, keyboards, etc. Delivers the air over a broader area than the fine tip air blower.

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52-003005 Value-Tec DB3 long tip air blower / hand duster
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each €9,50


# 52-003007   Value-Tec CB2 stainless steel cleaning basket, 55mm

The Value-Tec CB2 cleaning basket includes a spring loaded handle and a 55mm internal diameter basket made from 25 stainless steel wire mesh. Useful for cleaning small parts, sample holders in cleaning solutions weak acids, solvents to rinse of hold in ultrasonic cleaners without losing them. Completely made from corrosion resistant antimagnetic stainless steel.

Value-Tec CB2 stainless steel cleaning basket, 55mm Value-Tec CB2 stainless steel cleaning basket, 55mm
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52-003007 Value-Tec CB2 stainless steel cleaning basket, 55mm
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each €8,50


# 52-003051   Value-Tec PV3 sliding collet pin vise, 0.1 to 1.2mm

The Value-Tec PV3 sliding collet pin vise has been designed for quick change of needles probes or fine arbors. Made from nickel coated tool steel sliding collet and nickel plated brass body. Vertical grooves for improved grip. Total length is 110mm with a 7.5mm body diameter. Capacity is 0.1 to 1.2mm

Value-Tec PV3 sliding collet pin vise, 0.1 to 1.2mm Value-Tec PV3 sliding collet pin vise, 0.1 to 1.2mm
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52-003051 Value-Tec PV3 sliding collet pin vise, 0.1 to 1.2mm
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each €7,50


# 52-003052   Value-Tec PV2 dual collet brass pin vise, 0.1 to 2.2mm

The Value-Tec PV2 dual collet brass pin vise is a french style pin vise with grooved brass body for superior grip. Includes two tool steel collets with square brass collet chuck. The square chuck prevent the pin vise from roling away when not in use. Total length is 91mm with a 7.8mm body diameter. Collet chuck is 10mm square. Capacity is 0.1 to 2.2mm between the two collets

Value-Tec PV2 dual collet brass pin vise, 0.1 to 2.2mm Value-Tec PV2 dual collet brass pin vise, 0.1 to 2.2mm
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52-003052 Value-Tec PV2 dual collet brass pin vise, 0.1 to 2.2mm
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each €5,50


# 52-003054   Value-Tec PV4 swivel head wide range pin vise, two dual sided collets, 0.1 to 3.2mm

The Value-Tec PV4 wide range pin vise with two reversible collets enables the use of small drills, probes, needles, files, reamers and holding thin arbors. This pin vise is made from nickel plated brass with tool steel collets. The large hexagonal swivel head allows the pin vise to stand up and act as a “third hand”. The swivel head can be easily removed for fine probing work since it is held by a springloaded retaining ring. Second dual sided collet is stored in the body. Total length is 85mm with a 9mm body diameter. Fine knurled surfaces for excellent grip.
Capacity is 0.1 to 3.2mm over the 2 dual sided collets.

Value-Tec PV4 swivel head wide range pin vise, two dual sided collets, 0.1 to 3.2mm Value-Tec PV4 swivel head wide range pin vise, two dual sided collets, 0.1 to 3.2mm
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52-003054 Value-Tec PV4 swivel head wide range pin vise, two dual sided collets, 0.1 to 3.2mm
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each €6,50


# 52-003094   Value-Tec SiC fine emery stone stick set

The Value-Tec SiC fine emery stone sticks are made from fine sintered pure silicon carbide. The set includes four silicon carbide fine emery stone sticks:

  • SC13 Square 100x13x13mm
  • TC13 Triangle 100x13x13mm
  • RC13 – Round 100 x  Ø13mm
  • HC13 – Half round  100 x  Ø13mm

Value-Tec SiC fine emery stone stick set Value-Tec SiC fine emery stone stick set
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52-003094 Value-Tec SiC fine emery stone stick set
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each €12,50


# 52-003099   Super fine SEM marker pen, black

Excellent SEM marker pen with ultra-fine 0.4mm tip to write on glass, aluminium, plastic, epoxy, silicon, brass, paint, etc. Although not fully conductive, the lines can be readily and easily read with imaged in the SEM. Provides a practical methode to number samples, sample stubs or mark an area of interest to be found quickly under the microscope. Writings are water resistant, but can be easily removed with isopropanol. Excellent alternative to a scriber and for temporary markings

Super fine SEM marker pen, black Super fine SEM marker pen, black
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52-003099 Super fine SEM marker pen, black
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each €4,25


# 52-003029   Value-Tec SR9 screwdriver set with heavy revolving base, 0.5-2.5mm blades

The Value-Tec SR9 screwdriver set includes a heavy revolving base to easily reach the small screwdriver you need. Screwdriver sizes included are 2.5, 2, 1.6, 1.4, 1.2, 1.0, 0.8, 0.6 and 0.5mm. Each screw driver handle is conveniently colour coded, screwdriver blades can be reoved and resharpened. The heavy base includes the revolving blank anodised aluminium screwdriver holder with numbered positions. Screwdrivers are presented upright and at an angle. Intended for adjustment of and assembly with small slotted screws on microscopes, instruments and mechanisms

Value-Tec SR9 screwdriver set with heavy revolving base, 0.5-2.5mm blades Value-Tec SR9 screwdriver set with heavy revolving base, 0.5-2.5mm blades
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52-003029 Value-Tec SR9 screwdriver set with heavy revolving base, 0.5-2.5mm blades
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set €38,50


# 52-003019   Value-Tec S9 screwdriver set with round aluminium base, 0.5 - 2.5mm blades

The Value-Tec S9 screwdriver set includes fine screwdrivers with blades from 0.5mm to 2.5mm with a round aluminium blank anodised stand. The positions on the stand are indicated with numbers and holds the screwdrivers at an angle. Each screwdriver head is conveniently colour coded. Screwdriver blades can be removed and resharpened. Includes sizes 2.5, 2, 1.6, 1.4, 1.2, 1.0, 0.8, 0.6 and 0.5mm. Suitable for adjustment of small slotted screws on microscopes, instruments and mechanisms

Value-Tec S9 screwdriver set with round aluminium base, 0.5 - 2.5mm blades Value-Tec S9 screwdriver set with round aluminium base, 0.5 - 2.5mm blades
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52-003019 Value-Tec S9 screwdriver set with round aluminium base, 0.5 - 2.5mm blades
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set €24,90


# 52-003100   Value-Tec stainless steel crucible tongs, 258mm

Stainless steel crucible tongs with serrated tips and an overall length of 258mm. Suitable for handling hot embeddings, small crucibles, beakers etc. Also useful for holding polished metallographic samples for etching or lifting parts from cleaning solutions. Stainless tongs are preferred above nickel plated tongs due to lower heat transfer and better corrosion resistance. Maximum holding size is approximately 100mm diameter.

Value-Tec stainless steel crucible tongs, 258mm Value-Tec stainless steel crucible tongs, 258mm
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52-003100 Value-Tec stainless steel crucible tongs, 258mm
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each €8,95


# 52-003100   EM-Tec CGT1 gripper tool for cryo grid box with pin type lid, aluminium

The EM-Tec CGT1 gripper tool design includes spring-loaded vice grips to keep a secure hold on the pin type lid. The hexagonal shape of the barrel  provides a firm grip for unscrewing the lid of the cryo grid box.  A useful and practical tool for handling the cryo grid boxes under LN2. Made from cryo compatible aluminium.

  • Spring-loaded vice grips
  • Use with EM-Tec CGB-7 pin type cryo grid box
  • Hexagonal barrel for firm grip
  • Cryo compatible aluminium construction
EM-Tec CGT1 gripper tool for cryo grid box with pin type lid, aluminium
EM-Tec CGT1 gripper tool for cryo grid box with pin type lid, aluminium
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52-001961 each €19,75
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SEM Supplies

TEM Supplies

Calibration

Sample Preparation

AFM / SPM

  SEM Sample Stubs
  Sample Stub Adapters
  SEM Stage Adapters
  SEM Sample Holders
  SEM Preparation Stands
  Filaments/Cathodes
  Silicon Finder Grid
  Gatan 3View Pins
  FEI Volumescope Pins
  SEM Stub Storage Boxes
  Phenom Supplies
  JEOL NeoScope Supplies
  Hitachi TM series Supplies
  Field & lab sampler kits

Instruments


  Acoustic Enclosures
  Critical Point Dryers
  Cressington SEM Coaters
  HI-Res IR Chamberscope
  TEM Sample Prep
  TEM Grids
  TEM Support Films
  Graphene Films
  Grid Storage Boxes
  Cryo Grid Box
  TEM sample staining
  Filaments/Cathodes
  Cryo Pin for U-M
  Eyelash manipulators

FIB Supplies


  FIB Lift-out grids
  FIB low profile stubs
  FIB grid holders
  FIB pre-tilt holders
  FIB Grid Boxes
  SEM / FIB Magn. Calib.
  SEM Res. Test Spec.
  EDS / WDS Calibration
  TEM Calibration
  AFM / SPM Calibration
  LM Magn. Calibration

Vacuum Supplies


  Bullseye Vacuum Gauges
  D215V Vacuum Controller
  D801W Vacuum Gauges
  Quick-check Gauges
  KF/NW Vacuum Parts
  Vacuum oil and grease
  Vacuum sample storage
  Evaporation baskets
  Quartz QCM Crystals
  Sputter Targets
  Carbon Rods & Fibers
  Quartz QCM Crystals
  Supports & Substrates
  SEM Preparation Stands
  Tweezers
  Probes & Picks
  Cryo Jug & Container
  Applicators & Swabs
  Plastic Transfer Pipettes
  Cutting Tools / Scissors
  Conductive Paint/Cement
  Conductive Tapes &Tabs
  Non-conductive Adhesives
  Stainless Steel Mesh
  Sample Storage
  Tools
  Preparation mats & tiles
  Cleaning / Gloves
  Diamond Polishing Paste
  AFM/SPM Discs
  AFM/SPM Holders
  AFM/SPM Disc Storage
  Cantilever Tweezers
  AFM/SPM Discs Tweezers
  Mica Discs
  HOPG Substrates


LM


  Correlative Cover Slips
  Glass Microscope Slides
  Glass Cover Slips
  Quartz Microscope Slides
  Quartz Cover Slips
  Black metal slides
  Slide storage boxes
  Calibration
  Plastic Transfer Pipettes