840A Users

Approved (A) users have passed the basic driving test. They may book the instrument alone during weekdays from 9 to 5.

Experienced (E) users will have a) used the instrument many times and b) signed a safety form following a short consultation with Facility Staff regarding out-of-hours work. "E" Users may book instruments in the evenings and weekends.

Superuser (S) Experienced users of an instrument who may train other users in cooperation with the EM Research Support Group.

Approved starred (A*)  users are Approved users who may additionally book the 840A or 6500F from Monday to Thursday for overnight EBSD runs. The last daytime session (finishing at 5pm) must be booked to set up the run as well as the out of hours time. The sample must be unloaded from 8.30am before the next user begins their session the following morning