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SimpliMet XPS1 Automatic Compression Mounting System

Delivers fast cycle times and intelligent cooling to the specimen-mounting process

Published: Friday, February 22, 2013 - 11:24

(Buehler: Lake Bluff, IL) -- Buehler has launched its SimpliMet XPS1 Automatic Compression Mounting System, an electrohydraulic automatic compression mounting system that brings fast cycle times and intelligent cooling to the specimen-mounting process. This efficiency is delivered by optimizing the heating and cooling steps in the mounting process, which minimizes operator involvement while reducing time, energy, and water usage.

The optional chamfered lower ram automatically bevels the specimen edge, saving time when preparing for the grinding and polishing process. Additional functions for specific applications are directly accessible on the user interface, simplifying programming to a few button pushes. Make high-quality, clear thermoplastic mounts by simply pressing the thermoplastic button on the front panel. Preset parameters are displayed for use or modification.

The SimpliMet XPS1 is available with a variety of mold sizes suitable for all mounting applications. The molds are available in 1 in., 1.25 in., 1.5 in., and 2 in., as well as 30 mm, 40 mm and 50 mm diameters. The mounting system can be purchased complete with the desired mold. Additional mold diameters and chamfered lower rams can be purchased separately.

Buehler is a leading provider of scientific equipment, supplies, and analysis techniques for use in materials preparation, hardness testing, and image analysis for more than 75 years. Buehler products are used throughout the world in manufacturing facilities, quality laboratories, research facilities, and universities for quality control, hardness testing, failure analysis, and materials research. For more information, visit www.buehler.com.

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Buehler, a premier manufacturer of scientific equipment and supplies for use in materials analysis, is a division of Illinois Tool Works (ITW), a global industrial manufacturer of value-added consumables and specialty equipment with related service businesses. Buehler products and analysis methods are applied in quality, R&D, and university laboratories across numerous industries, including aerospace and defense, automotive, electronics, energy, medical, and primary metals. Based in Lake Bluff, Illinois, Buehler has offices in seven countries, sales distribution in more than 100 countries, and more than 45 Buehler Solutions Centers.