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APV for Atomic Force Microscope (AFM) - EDGE


Document Responsible: Bjarke Rolighed Jeppesen

Date: 15 June 2021


1) Purpose/Formål

The purpose of this APV instruction is to ensure that users, in the iNANO cleanroom, are aware of the potential dangers that exist when working with the Dimension-edge-AFM. Users should be aware of the potential hazards listed below. The aim of this APV instruction is also to prevent personal injury to maintenance personnel.


2) The Instrument/Instrumentet

The configuration consists of an air table for vibration isolation, the Dimension Edge SPM, a computer, a controller (control electronics) and an Air Vacuum pump.


3) Hazardous Conditions/Risiko

There is no danger involved in the use of the AFM EDGE.


4) Protective Clothing/Beskyttelsesdragt

A cleanroom suit and gloves must be worn.


5) Identification/Identifikation

The following chemicals can be found in the AFM-EDGE

Toxic: non

Non-toxic: non


6) Electrical Safety/Elsikkerhed

Potentially lethal voltages are present on the equipment. To prevent personal injury, ensure the system, circuit or component is isolated from its source of supply prior to undertaking any maintenance or repair of the equipment. Do not rely on control system interlocks or display messages as an indication that it is safe to work on potentially hazardous items.

It is recommended to work in pairs when undertaking work on live systems.