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Press Releases

Press Releases

Press Releases

April 2016

New Wilson® DiaMet™ Software Raises Hardness Testing to an Unsurpassed Level of Convenience Worldwide

 Image With a new, extensively upgraded version of its DiaMet™ software, Buehler - ( is now offering an internationally consistent and even more user-friendly solution for its Wilson® hardness testing systems. Designed for operation by mouse or touchscreen, the system offers expert users the required flexibility and broad feature set for planning, running, analyzing, documenting and archiving of individual measurements and measurement series, whilst at the same time enabling less extensively trained operators to work quickly and efficiently. The new version launched in Janua...

January 2016

Strong Partner, Reliable Materials Solutions for the 21st Century

Lake Bluff, Illinois… Buehler, a global industrial manufacturer of value-added consumables and specialty equipment is celebrating 80 years in the materials preparation and testing equipment business. Buehler, a division of Illinois Tool Works (ITW), is based in Lake Bluff, Illinois and has worldwide sales distribution in over 100 countries with 45 Buehler Solutions Centers. In 2006, Buehler was acquired by ITW, a multi-billion dollar conglomerate and joined its Test and Measurement group.


October 2015

Buehler Introduces Wilson VH3300 at The Quality Show Image Lake Bluff, IL - Buehler is introducing the new Wilson VH3300 Vickers/ Knoop hardness test system at the Quality Show in Rosemont, Illinois October 27-29, 2015. Complementing the proven Wilson VH3100 system, the Wilson VH3300 expands the range of automatic Vickers/Knoop hardness testers from Buehler with a solution tailored to measurements with very high and/or very low test loads. Hardness testing demonstrations with the VH3300 will be occurring daily at Buehler’s booth #1914.

The new VH3300 model with its extensive variety of scales and magnifications excels through max...

September 2015

New The new high-performance cutting fluid Cool 3 ensures the efficient removal of heat and particles, and provides high environmental compatibility for sectioning of metals, plastics and ceramics in materialography.

September 2015 – With its new water-soluble Cool 3 cutting fluid, Buehler - ITW meets the demand for a highly efficient and at the same time ecofriendly coolant/lubricant for use in materialography and production. Cool 3 removes heat, abrasion products and chips quickly and efficiently from the cutting surface, thereby enabling high sectioning performance and throughpu...

February 2015

PlanarMet 300 (English)
PlanarMet 300 Image The PlanarMet 300 bench top planar grinding machine utilizes a fixed abrasive stone for rapid sample grinding and accommodates specimen holders up to 7in ]178mm[ in diameter. With direct integration with the EcoMet™ /AutoMet Grinder-Polisher, this stone grinder features a high torque, continuous duty, 5.7Hp motor with integrated auto wheel dressing, compact interlocking safety cover, and built in cooling....

January 2015

Buehler is expanding! As a world-leading manufacturer of equipment and consumables for materials preparation, testing and analysis, Buehler partners with customers to deeply understand their needs. Buehler provides global coverage and localized support with offices in: Lake Bluff IL, US, Dardily France, Hong Kong, China, Esslingen Germany, Coventry UK, and Shanghai China

On January 1st, 2014, Buehler opened the doors of a new location in Tokyo, Japan. In addition to allowing us to be closer to the needs of our many customers, this facility w...