Lithium Batteries to Power the Future, Buehler Sets Stage with Sample Preparation Insight

Lithium battery manufacturing will reach new heights in the coming years.  Manufacturers are gearing up for the explosion of the electrical vehicle market.    Lithium ion batteries have found wide application due to their high energy and power densities compared to conventional batteries. They find wide application in portable electronics, hybrid/full electric vehicles , power tools …

6 Ways to Improve Medical Grinding-Polishing

Automation is enabling both improved sample quality and throughput for quality critical manufacturing. The automation trend is aiding multiple industries. Often in highly regulated industries, such as in medical, automation need to meet or exceed the quality of production or testing while also increasing output to be commercially viable. Medical grinding and polishing can take …

COUNTDOWN TO MS&T19 ǀ Portland, Oregon ǀ Sept. 29–Oct. 3

The MS&T 2019 call for papers is open. Submit a 150-word abstract for your 20-minute presentation by March 15. Buehler’s Dr Mike Keeble is proud to be chairing the IMS Symposium at MS&T19, “Characterization of Materials and Properties through Metallography, Mechanical Testing and Analysis − From Fundamentals to the Cutting Edge.”  The symposium will include …

Abrasive Cutting Techniques: Cutting Mode

Abrasive Cutting Techniques

Cutting metallic samples with a metallographic abrasive cutter is a very efficient way of creating samples, which typically minimizes damage in the cut surface reducing subsequent preparation times.  There are, however, different usage methods available that can improve cut quality or speed in a variety of circumstances. Chop cutting is the most common method used.  …