Buehler is a manufacturer of scientific instruments and supplies for cross-sectional analysis. Buehler sectioning, mounting, grinding and polishing, imaging and analysis and hardness testing equipment along with consumables are used by metallurgical, metallography, petrography, research & development, university laboratories, quality control departments and failure analysis facilities for the analysis of all types of materials, including ceramics, composites, semiconductors, metals, rocks and minerals, and plastics. Buehler is well established as the world’s leading supplier of materials preparation and analysis instruments, equipment, consumable supplies and application solutions.
Buehler is a division of Illinois Tool Works (ITW), and is based in Lake Bluff, Illinois. ITW is a global, Fortune 200 company and global industrial manufacturer of value-added consumables and specialty equipment with related service businesses. Buehler is a premier manufacturer of scientific equipment and supplies for use in materials analysis with offices in nine countries, sales distribution in over 100 countries, and over 45 Buehler Solutions Centers.
Buehler was founded in 1936 by Swiss immigrant, Adolph I. Buehler, who saw a need for metallographic sample preparation equipment and optical inspection instruments for the steel and automotive industries in the Midwest USA. Eighty years later Buehler is well established as the world’s leading supplier of materials preparation and analysis instruments, equipment, consumable supplies and application solutions.
For more than 100 years Reicherter, Wolpert, Rockwell and Wilson have designed and manufactured innovative and unique hardness testers. Today Buehler continues in their path with new designs and technologies to meet growing demands. In 2011, Wilson Hardness was combined with Buehler to provide a more robust product offering.
Buehler employees and operations are committed to delivering quality and environmentally responsible products guided by ISO 9001 Quality Management Principles and ISO 14001 Environmental Managements Systems. Buehler innovates solutions and offers expert service and support throughout the materials preparation and analysis market.
Welded joints are nowadays indispensable in the automotive and aviation industry. Welds usually combine metallic components to form a structure that is then assembled in production and assembly with other subassemblies. The welds must be able to withstand extreme loads as they are the weak points of the construction. Weld seam inspection is thus a …
Diamond wafering blades used on Precision Cutting machines, such as the Isomet High Speed, are an excellent way to make extremely low damage sections in your metallographic samples. But do you know how to look after your blades? After a number of uses a diamond blade may start to cut less efficiently. Cut quality decreases …
After minutes or hours of preparation finding heavy scratches on your specimens can be infuriating. Chances are it is from contamination, the metallographer’s bane. It can come in a few forms from a number for sources. There are several things you can do to interfere with the activities of contaminants and not allow them to …
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