SPS is moving large electron microscope at the’ Core Facility For Integrated Microscopy’ at the University of Copenhagen

For Professor Klaus Qvortrup, Head of ‘Core Facility For Integrated Microscopy’ (CFIM) at the Panum Institute, it was the fifth time that he in spring 2017 choose SPS to move one of his highly sensitive and expensive electron microscopes at the Panum Institute.

Professor Klaus Qvortrup, Head of ‘Core Facility For Integrated Microscopy’ (CFIM) at the Panum Institute, at the University of Copenhagen, at the highly sensitive transmission electron microscope (TEM) of approx. 1 ton and which he choose SPS to move.

The Transmission Electron Microscope (TEM) – A 200 kV FEI Tecnai G20 TWIN – is used by scientists like biologists and pharmacologists for analysis of proteins, viruses and liposomes, etc. The microscope features an integrated cryo connection and robot technology in order for samples to be analyzed in frozen condition.

Klaus Qvortrup explains about the relocation assignment: “An electron microscope like this is extremely sensitive to vibrations and must always be in horizontal position. It may sound simple, but complying with these requirements during a complicated and heavy move is not something you just do. And it would be a disaster for us if the equipment was damaged. I have previously used SPS to move similar equipment so it was natural to contact SPS to solve the task. ”

“Together with SPS, we carefully examined the requirements that were critical to the equipment and then made a plan which SPS faithfully carried out , “says Klaus Qvortrup.

“I am extremely pleased – this time too – how SPS solved the task and with the collaboration with their skilled employees. I highly recommend SPS for this type of complex task,” says Klaus Qvortrup.

About Core Facility For Integrated Microscopy (CFIM):

Klaus Qvortrup introduces a sample in the electron microscope Tecnai G20 TWIN, which is just one of the many electron microscopes available to CFIM users at the University of Copenhagen.

As the name suggests, the department is specialized in electron microscopy and places its many electron microscopes at the disposal of researchers and students at other institutes at the University of Copenhagen and is thus a joint department. You can read more about CFIM via this link: http://cfim.ku.dk/

About SPS:

SPS specializes in the relocation and re-establishment of laboratories, technical and scientific equipment, chemical and biological materials in the pharmaceutical industry, biotech, hospitals and universities. You can read more about SPS via this link: http://www.sps-nu.dk/

The user interface for the electron microscope Tecnai G20 TWIN CFIM at the Panum Institute at the University of Copenhagen.

Professor Klaus Qvortrup, Head of the Core Facility For Integrated Microscopy, expresses his satisfaction with the collaboration with SPS regarding electron microscopic relocation. “It was the fourth time I chose SPS,” says Klaus Qvortrup.