Why Buehler & Instron Improved the Vickers Hardness Testers

Congratulations to Rudolf Mayer and Steve McMahon ITW, the parent company of Buehler recently recognized two outstanding engineers Rudolf Mayer, Buehler and Steve McMahon, Instron for their contributions to the design of the VH3100 /3300 micro-hardness products. A Vickers hardness tester presses a pyramidal diamond indenter into the surface of the test specimen. The resulting …

Buehler Part of History – 50 Year Anniversary of the Lunar Landing

Buehler equipment served a key role in the analysis of the first lunar rocks. « When the samples were brought back from the mission, they were brought to the NASA petrography laboratory in Houston, TX for analysis. NASA scientists did the analysis there in conjunction with Buehler using Buehler products and input from two Buehler geology …

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 …