XAS:Equipment/LOTO-ENG: SP002 Spark Erosion System

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Spark Eroder makes micro holes for high pressure experiment.




  1. Place the tungsten wire of the desired diameter on A and the gasket on B.
  2. The position of the wire and the gasket is seen by the microscope C and can be tuned using screws D and the ones at the edges of A and B.
  3. Put a layer of Petrolio Bianco on B.
  4. Connect the gasket support with the wire E.
  5. Choose the power by the knob F and the spark frequency by the lever G on the power supply.
  6. The voltage difference between the tungsten wire and the gasket takes away electrons from the gasket.
  7. Switch off the power supply.