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Sorby Centre: Facility operating normally. Chistmas Closure 2018 - The facility will be closed to users from 11.00 Wednesday 19th December and will reopen on Monday 7th January 2019.

XRD Research Facility: All machines are available for use. For training or queries, contact xrd@sheffield.ac.uk.

Micropreparation:  Please note that access to chemicals for etching will require you to have completed a new CoSHH form.  For training or queries, please contact mse_microprep@sheffield.ac.uk and fill out the registration form (if not done already) available here. PLEASE NOTE: the Isomet and Automet 3 have currently been sent off for repair, they will be back in service as soon as possible.

Characterisation Research Facility: For training or queries please contact characterisation_mse@sheffield.ac.uk. Registration forms required before using the Facility can be found here.

AFM/Nanoindentation:  All instruments are operational.  For training or queries on these instruments, please contact Dawn Bussey: d.bussey@sheffield.ac.uk 

Arc Melting: The Buhler Am 0,0.5 is currently in-operational and no new users can be trained on it at the moment - sorry. 

For booking system queries, please contact staff at the facility you wish to use or are having issues with. If your access to a facility has expired, please email the appropriate contact above giving (i) your name, (ii) your uCard expiry date (for students) or contract expiry date (for staff), and (iii) your new charge code, or username if applicable. This booking system is not affiliated with any online TUOS systems, and so will not update anything unless you take action at such times.


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