Lake Bluff, Illinois – Buehler, an ITW company, has introduced the AutoMet family, new semi-automatic grinder-polishers that enhance the company’s metallography equipment offering. The AutoMet 250, AutoMet 250 Pro and AutoMet 300 Pro grinder-polishers are for customers in material testing or demanding environments needing to process a high volume of samples. They feature an intuitive touch screen interface that is simple to learn and quick to operate. The AutoMet Pro models also include advanced programming features such as method storage and Z-axis material removal to ensure consistent results regardless of operator.
AutoMet 250 – reliable and quick to clean
Buehler’s non-programmable AutoMet 250 grinder-polisher offers push-button controls and digital readouts. All AutoMet models have been redesigned for a new look and feel, while retaining the reliability that comes with the Buehler name. Quick cleaning features like an adjustable water spout, 360° bowl rinse, and bowl liners save time and effort during daily cleaning.
Burst system, accessories and consumables
Reproducibility and automation can be further improved by integrating the Burst Dispensing System, which also optimizes abrasive usage to save on consumables spend. Another new highlight of the AutoMet grinder-polishers is rinse and spin which cleans polishing surfaces and the platen at the press of a button. Buehler also offers a complete line of compatible accessories (splash guard, recirculation tank, disposable bowl liner, and more) and consumables (silicon carbide grinding discs, diamond grinding discs, polishing cloths, and diamond suspensions and pastes) that are available in the online shop.