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Buehler PetroThin

The PetroThin Thin Sectioning System is a precise, easy-to-use instrument for re-sectioning and thinning a wide variety of samples, such as rocks and minerals, ceramics, concrete, bone, and teeth for performing materials characterization

  • To avoid the need to remove the glass slide between steps with a diamond cutting blade and a diamond grinding cup wheel
  • Single spindle design ensures parallelism of sample edges by eliminating the need to remove the glass slide between steps
  • Two precision micrometers are used for controlling re-sectioning and thinning.
  • Precision of resections and grinds material within ±5µm

PetroThin - Thin Section Machine Specifications

Voltage/Frequency 115VAC @ 60Hz, 220VAC @ 50Hz, 1 phase
Motor Power 1/3 Hp [250W]
Wheel Diameter 8in [203mm]
Precision Grinding ± 5µm
Wheel Speed 34-1450-160: 220rpm; 38-1450-250: 2100rpm
Compliance CE

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