PEN-VAC is a great tool for handling small, flat surfaced objects such as plain and siliconized cover slides, as well as plastic slides. Simply depress the side button, touch the tip to the object to be lifted and release the button. PEN-VAC creates a totally self-contained vacuum that lifts up to 50 grams for up to one minute. Less than an ounce, the lightweight aluminum body fits in a pocket. No power supply needed. The kit includes one PEN-VAC with 5 3/4" blue body, (3) angled and (3) straight probes with (2) each 1/8”, 1/4”, 3/8” diameter blue silicone vacuum cups . It is packaged in a clear plastic storage case.