This lower cost Multi-Purpose Grinder/Polisher can be used as a standard manual grinder, or as an automatic lapping/polishing machine for both flat samples and metallographic samples. The machine is a cost effective solution for material research laboratories and is easy to use, offering a high degree of flexibility when used in combination with the various accessories.
The adjustable Y shaped positioning arm gives complete control over a wide range of sample grinding/polishing applications. When used in combination with the standard 3” diameter sample holder, or with the alternative holders, the arm eliminates the need for hand manipulation. This, together with the optional polishing fixture for precision/automatic thinning and polishing, the final thickness of the sample can be controlled with micrometric precision.