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The AutoMet line of grinder and polisher machines are built for demanding production lab environments. The AutoMet 250 Pro is complete with color touchscreen controls and is designed for manual or automated sample preparation. Simplicity is balanced with versatility to accommodate many applications. The AutoMet 250 Pro is built with durable construction for reliability in high use environments, unique quick cleaning features, and plenty of enhancements for user friendly operation.

Machine can be equipped with automated dispenser programmability for additional cost savings and highly reproducible results.
Benefits

Advanced programming makes advanced functionality easy

  • Color touchscreen controls add functionality needed for advanced methods such as Z-axis material removal by depth and method creation/storage.
  • Quickly swipe between method steps for easy process setup.
  • Compatible with automated dispenser for additional cost savings and highly reproducible results.

Cleaning is simpler than ever

  • Rinse and Spin function makes cleaning fast and easy at the touch of a button.
  • Retractable water hose enables quick rinsing.
  • Bowl liners keep the bowl clean.

Choose the best format for the labs needs

  • 8" and 10" platen size choice optimizes the cost of paper and diamond when a larger unit isn't required.
Specifications
AutoMet™ 250 Pro Grinder-Polisher Specifications
Machine Power 100-240VAC, 50/60Hz, 1 phase
Motor Power 1Hp [750W]
Platen Diameter 8in [203mm], 10in [254mm]
Platen Wheel Speed 10-500rpm in 10rpm increments
Wheel Direction Clockwise or Counter-Clockwise
Water Supply Hose 0.25in [6mm] OD tube
Water Supply Pressure 40-100psi [25-60bar]
Base Power Usage 1.1kW, 9.6/4.8A @ 115/230VAC
Base & Head Power Usage 1.73kW, 15/7.5A @ 115/230VAC
Membrane Control Panel for 250 Three 3-digit LED displays, 14 status LED’s; Units: Metric or Imperial
Touchscreen Control Panel for 250 Pro Full color LCD Screen; 7in [175mm] diagonal; NEMA4 (IP65) water resistant
Base Sound Rating (1.5ft, 0.5m)distance no load 59.5dB @ 100rpm
Base & Head Sound Rating 61.5dB @ 100/30rpm
Weight 170lbs [77kg]
Compliance CE; EC applicable directives
Specifications Power Head
Machine Power 0.156Hp [116W]
Speed 30-60rpm in 10rpm increments
Central Specimen Force 5-60 lbs [20-260N]
Single Specimen Force 1-10 lbs [5-45N]
Central Force Specimen Capacity 1in, 1.25in, 1.5in, 25mm, 30mm, 40mm and large or irregular specimens
Single Force Specimen Capacity 1in, 1.25in, 1.5in, 25mm, 30mm, 40mm
Air Supply Hose 0.25in [6mm] OD tube
Air Supply Pressure 35psi [2.4bar]
Power Usage 630W, 5.5/2.7A @ 115/230VAC
Weight 70 lbs [32kg]
Compliance CE; EC applicable directives
Ordering
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Downloads
Videos
AutoMet Overview at Control 2019
AutoMet Overview at Control 2019

Learn more about the AutoMet grinder polisher through a live demo at Control 2019

AutoMet Grinder Polisher Introduction
AutoMet Grinder Polisher Introduction

The AutoMet line of grinder and polisher machines are built for demanding production lab environments.

AutoMet - How to Download to a USB
AutoMet - How to Download to a USB

This video shows the process for downloading a method from an AutoMet Pro to a USB.

AutoMet - How to Create a Method
AutoMet - How to Create a Method

This video walks through creating a method from beginning to end on an AutoMet Pro.

AutoMet - How to Upload from a USB
AutoMet - How to Upload from a USB

This video shows the process for uploading a method on a USB to an AutoMet Pro unit.

AutoMet Pro Grinder Polisher Demo
AutoMet Pro Grinder Polisher Demo

This video highlights the key features of Buehler’s AutoMet Pro line of grinder polisher machines built for demanding production lab environments.