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Sample preparation routes

We offer an ever-expanding range of guides for sample preparation by material being tested.

These guides have been developed as a result of extensive expert testing to produce consistent and repeatable results.

Our sample preparation routes tend to have fewer steps than traditional routes due to the superior quality of our sample preparation materials. Hence you not only save money because you use less consumables, but also because each sample is produced quicker. This means the time and cost per sample reduces. In some cases by as much as 32%.

However, no two companies have exactly the same set-up or equipment, so we work with you to tweak the routes you currently use to speed-up your sample preparation route whilst producing consistent repeatable results.

To supplement these standard routes we also offer material specific kits to enable you to prove for yourselves how these routes can improve the cost-effectiveness and quality of your sample preparation.

We are adding new sample preparation routes and kits all the time, so if you do not see what you need, please contact us, and we will work with you and our expert metallurgist team to develop a route for your material or process.

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    Preciso-CL Series CLM50 represents the latest addition for automatic precision cutting.
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    The CLM50 has T-slot beds for multiple vice options and a variable speed motor of 50 - 5000 rpm

    The CLM50 operates with wheel sizes of 3" - 8" and has a twin arbor of 12.7 or 25.4 mm to accomodate multiple wheels

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    The CLM50 is illuminated by a powerful LED light to make it easy to observe the cutting. It is also supplied with laser alignment that helps the user get the correct starting position on the sample.

    The magnetic cleaning spray gun stores in any location.

    They are supplied with an 50L recirculating tank on wheels.

    They come with two quick locking operated clamping vices.

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  • Plato-E M-P100WR Twin Belt Linisher

    For fast plane grinding we are able to offer the M-P100WR bench top twin belt linisher ideal for all labs. Plato-E Manual Grinding Polishing MachineFor fast plane grinding we are able to offer the M-P100WR bench top twin belt linisher.

    The M-P100WR offers:
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    • Water tap for washing samples.
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    • Stainless Steel anti splash guard
    • Easy changing of belts
    • For dry grinding the option to attached a vacuum is avilable
    M-P100WR requires 62 x 63 x 38 cms of bench space.

    If you would like to watch a video of this M-P100WR machine please click here to go to our You Tube channel.

    Plato-E Manual Grinding Polishing Machine

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  • Plato-E Manual Grinding Polishing Machine

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    • Variable speed control from 50 to 600rpm.
    • Adjustable positioning of the stainless steel water pipe.
    • High quality bearing system designed within all polisher grinders
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    If you would like to watch a video of this machine please click here to go to our You Tube channel.

    Plato-E Manual Grinding Polishing Machine

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