Deakin Research

Institute for Frontier Materials

Metallography lab

This is a laboratory for polishing and etching samples for microscopy.

Polishing 1

A manual or automatic polishing unit with automatic dosing for metallographic preparation.

Make: Struers - Rotopol 21, Rotoforce 4 and Multidoser

  • 1-6 sample preparation
  • automatic dosing
  • 2 speed levels
  • programmable methods

Polishing 2

Tegra-system

Flexible modular system with automatic dosing for metallographic preparation.

Make: Struers - Tegrapol 21, Tegraforce 5 and Tegradoser

  • Reproducibility and efficient
  • 1-6 sample preparation
  • automatic dosing
  • programmable methods

Polishing 3

Vibratory polishing machine for the preparation of metallographic specimens.

Make: Struers - Vibromet 2

  • adjustable vibrating levels

Polishing/etching

Struers - Lectropol 5

Automatic, micro-processor controlled electrolytical polishing and etching of metallographic specimens.

Make: Struers - Lectropol 5

  • scanning function for determination of parameters
  • various methods in database
  • short polishing times
  • maximum reproducibility

Fumehood

Deakin University acknowledges the traditional land owners of present campus sites.

27th January 2012