Precision Cutting

Capabilities Objects

The Denver Microbeam Laboratory has several pieces of equipment that can trim and shape samples to fit into the instruments.

Allied Low Speed Trim Saw

Allied Low Speed Trim Saw

Allied Trim Saw  (Public domain.)

The Allied Low Speed Trim Saw is perfect for cutting off little bits of material. Whether it is a portion of rock or extra epoxy to fit a sample into an instrument, this trim saw is perfect for small cutting projects.

Fischione Ultrasonic Drill

Fischione Ultrasonic Drill

Ultrasonic Drill  (Public domain.)

The Fischione Ultrasonic Drill is used to cut out small pieces from a thin section or thin rock slabs. When you have a limited amount of time and limited amount of space per sample mount, this is what you need to cut out just the right area of the sample you want to analyze. The drill bit sizes are 3 mm, 4 mm, and 8 mm diameter circles, a 4 mm x 5 mm rectangle, and a 4 mm x 4mm square.

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