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 …

CHD testing with DiaMet

Focus on the task – improve efficiency Hardness testing is commonly used in the field of process control of heat treatment and to evaluate surface hardness and case-hardened depths of surface engineered materials. Hardness case evaluations can be highly automated, which can represent enormous savings in terms of time and efficiency. These systems can incorporate …

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 …

Aerospace – Not a New Frontier for Buehler

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The recent Paris Air Show unveiled the latest flight innovations and the specialty materials, composites, heat treatment solutions that make them happen.  Since the start of the aviation industry, Buehler has partnered with many of the manufacturers, research centers and suppliers in developing the ideal process for material preparation and analysis of the newest technologies for aerospace. …