The sample storage cassette is approved for use with the with the Stanford Automated Mounting (SAM) system used at SSRL protein crystallography beam lines.
Each sample storage cassette accommodates 96 samples and is compatible with 18 mm magnetic sample pin bases with or without copper posts
The cassette is a hard anodized aluminum cylinder (64 mm diameter x 130 mm high) containing 96 sample ports. Cassettes for online purchase are black. Other colors are available for large scale orders. Contact Mitegen for more information on custom orders.
Calibration / alignment cassettes are used to calibrate the SSRL Sample Automated Mounting System. These are made to tighter tolerances than regular cassettes and contain only two rows of ports. Do not purchase alignment cassettes for sample storage or shipping.
Sample pins are held into the sample cassette ports by nickel coated NdFeB ring magnets (10.4 mm OD, 7.6 mm ID x 2.5 mm). These magnets are held in place by removable polycarbonate washers. Replacement cassette magnets and washers are available for online purchase