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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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  • Plato-E Manual Grinding Polishing Machine

    Our manual range grinding polishing machine are ideal for smaller labs where either there is small throughput of samples, or where samples vary in size and shape. Plato-E Manual Grinding Polishing Machine Our manual range of manual grinder polishers are ideal for smaller labs where either there is small throughput of samples, or where samples vary in size and shape.

    The Plato-E range of manual grinder polishers all offer:
    • Dual direction platen rotation to ensure even grinding and polishing.
    • Variable speed control from 50 to 600rpm.
    • Adjustable positioning of the stainless steel water pipe.
    • High quality bearing system designed within all polisher grinders
    They are available in 200mm, 250mm and 300mm sizes.The twin wheel machines have optional twin motors.

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    Plato-E Manual Grinding Polishing Machine

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  • Plato E Series F-M1 Grinder Polisher

    The Plato E series has the option of a sample holding arm. This converts a manual grinder polisher into a semi automatic one. If the number of samples you need to prepare each day is low, then a manual polisher is a cost effective option.grinding polishing machine

    Manual grinder polisher mean that you get uneven pressure as you hold the sample to the platen.
    This translates into taking longer to get the perfect plane sample.
    The clever engineers at TopTech have thought about this problem and come up with an amzing piece of kit to eradicate
    that problem. Having used it, we can atest to its effectivenenss.
    The Plato E series has the option of a sample holding arm. This converts a manual grinder polisher into a semi automatic one.
    No more variation in hand preparation quality. 
    All grinding and fine grinding systems that were never really designed to hand preparation are now available for use
    It is a simple but elegant solution to a practical problem

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

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  • Plato E Series FRS-A and C Grinder Polisher

    The next level of automation in preparation is the FRS-A and FRS-C grinding polishing machine. The next level of automation in preparation is the FRS-A and FRS-C grinding polishing machine.Grinder Polisher

    Based on single or twin bases these spring loaded heads enable either single sample preparation or sample holder preparation. These solutions are perfect for consistency in preparation.

    The motorised heads mean that all of the modern consumables that are now available can be utilised

    The machines will also integrate with a doser if required

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