Specimen Holders

Specimen Holders

Semi-Automatic Grinder-Polisher

Buehler provides a comprehensive range of specimen holders for various sample sizes, capacities, and shapes, so users can find the perfect holder for their needs. Our selection includes options for both single and central force applications to provide maximum versatility and flexibility for your process. In addition, our sample holders are designed for user-friendliness both in sample loading and machine connection, leading to minimal setup time.

Specimen Holder Benefits

Available in all Shapes and Sizes
  • Sample size ranges in English and metric scales, ranging from 1-2in and 25-50mm
  • Sample shape options for circular, rectangular and glass slides
  • Capacity to process up to 10 samples at once for largest holders
Single and Central Force Applications
  • Central force, while requiring sample balancing, produces highly consistent and level processing
  • Single force allows users to place equal force on every sample with the added benefit of minimal setup time
Easy to Setup and Process
  • Quick adapter secures sample holder to machine
  • Set screw on central force holders secures samples with ease
  • Simply drop samples into single force holders

Ordering

Specimen Holders
Single Force Specimen Holders
EcoMet 30 Power Head For use with 60-9005 Drive Adapter
Part Number Style Size Capacity Additional Accessories
60-10060 Round / Barrel 1in 4 63-1022 Retaining Rings (Qty 6pk)
60-10061 Round / Barrel 1.25in 4 63-1023 Retaining Rings (Qty 6pk)
60-10062 Round / Barrel / Slides 1.5in 4 63-1024 Retaining Rings (Qty 3pk)
60-9150 27 x 46 mm Glass Slide Holder
60-10063 Round / Barrel 25mm 4 63-1022 Retaining Rings (Qty 6pk)
60-10064 Round / Barrel 30mm 4 63-1023 Retaining Rings (Qty 6pk)
60-10065 Round / Barrel 40mm 4 63-1024 Retaining Rings (Qty 3pk)
AutoMet 250 Power Head For use with 60-9005 Drive Adapter
Part Number Style Size Capacity Additional Accessories
60-9010 Round / Barrel / Slides 1in 6 63-1022 Retaining Rings (Qty 6pk)
60-9120 1 x 3in Glass Slide Holder
60-9130 2 x 3in Glass Slide Holder
60-9100 27 x 46mm Glass Slide Holder
60-9140 28 x 48mm Glass Slide Holder
60-9011 Round / Barrel 1.25in 6 63-1023 Retaining Rings (Qty 6pk)
60-9012 Round / Barrel 1.5in 6 63-1024 Retaining Rings (Qty 3pk)
60-9020 Round / Barrel 25mm 6 63-1022 Retaining Rings (Qty 6pk)
60-9021 Round / Barrel 30mm 6 63-1023 Retaining Rings (Qty 6pk)
60-9022 Round / Barrel 40mm 6 63-1024 Retaining Rings (Qty 3pk)
AutoMet 300 Power Head For use with 60-9005 Drive Adapter
Part Number Style Size Capacity Additional Accessories
60-9060 Round / Barrel / Slides 1in 6 63-1022 Retaining Rings (Qty 6pk)
60-9120 1 x 3in Glass Slide Holder
60-9130 2 x 3in Glass Slide Holder
60-9100 27 x 46mm Glass Slide Holder
60-9140 28 x 48mm Glass Slide Holder
60-9061 Round / Barrel 1.25in 6 63-1023 Retaining Rings (Qty 6pk)
60-9062 Round / Barrel 1.5in 6 63-1024 Retaining Rings (Qty 3pk)
60-9063 Round / Barrel 2in 6  
60-9070 Round / Barrel 25mm 6 63-1022 Retaining Rings
60-9071 Round / Barrel 30mm 6 63-1023 Retaining Rings
60-9072 Round / Barrel 40mm 6 63-1024 Retaining Rings
60-9073 Round / Barrel 50mm 6  
Central Force Specimen Holders
AutoMet 300 Power Head For use with 60-9000 Drive Adapter. Uses Loading Plates 60-2412 or 60-2413 181mm diameter for Aluminum platens(12in)
Part Number Style Size Capacity
60-5281 Round / Barrel 1in 10
60-5282 Round / Barrel 1.25in 10
60-5252 Teardrop 1.25in or 30mm 9
60-5287 Round / Barrel 30mm 10
60-5283 Round / Barrel 1.5in 6
60-5253 Teardrop 1.5in or 40mm 6
60-5288 Round / Barrel 40mm 6
60-5299 Round / Barrel 2in 5
60-5296 Teardrop 2in or 50mm 5
60-5297 Rectangle 55 x 30mm 5
60-5298 Rectangle 70 x 40mm 3
AutoMet 250 and EcoMet 30 Power Head For use with 60-9000 Drive Adapter. Uses Loading Plates 60-2411 or 60-2413 130mm diameter for 8, 10, or 12in Aluminum platens
Part Number Style Size Capacity
60-2482 Round / Barrel 1in 6
60-2483 Round / Barrel 1.25in 6
60-2422 Teardrop 1.25in
[32mm]
6
60-2485 Round / Barrel 1.5in 3
60-2486 Round / Barrel 30mm 6
60-2487 Round / Barrel 40mm 3
60-2409 Rectangle 1 x 1.25in
[25.4 x 31.75mm]
4
Use loading plates 60-2411 or 60-2412 157mm diameter for 10, or 12in platens
Part Number Style Size Capacity
60-8240 Teardrop 18 - 51mm 5
60-8210 Teardrop 12 - 40mm 6
60-8262 Teardrop 10 - 25mm 12
60-8254 Rectangle 55 - 30mm 5
60-8255 Rectangle 70 - 40mm 3
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Accessories for Specimen Holders

Accessories for Specimen Holders
Loading Fixtures and Plates
Used for loading Central Force Specimen Holders to ensure planar samples
Part Number Description
60-2410 Loading Fixture
60-2411 Loading Plate for 5.1in [130mm] and 6.1in [157mm]
60-2412 Loading Plate for 6.1in [157mm] and 7.1in [181mm]
60-2413 Loading Plate for 5.1in [130mm] and 7.1in [181mm]
Drive Adapters
Pairs specimen holders to the chuck of the automatic head
Part Number Description
60-9000
Central Force
AutoMet 250/300
PlanarMet 300, EcoMet 30
60-9005
Single Force
AutoMet 250/300
EcoMet 30
Target Holders
Designed for precise material removal to specified depths. Includes one ceramic and one steel stop ring
Part Number Description
60-8100 For 28 x 48mm glass slide (histologic holder)
60-8101 For 1in [25mm] mounted specimens
60-8102 For 1.25in [32mm] mounted specimens
60-8113 For 40mm mounted specimens
Blank Specimen Holders For use with 60-9000 Drive Adapter
Part Number Diameter Powerhead
60-2408 5.12in [130mm] for 8”, 10” or 12” Aluminum platens AutoMet® 250
AutoMet® 300
EcoMet® 30
60-5254 7.12in [181mm] for 12” Aluminum platens only AutoMet 300
EcoMet® 30
Slide Holders & Glass Slides
Size Slide Holder Single Force Specimen Holder Glass Slides
1 x 3in 60-9120
(max 3 per specimen holder)
60-9010 for AutoMet 250
60-9060 for AutoMet 300
 
2 x 3in 60-9130
(max 2 per specimen holder)
60-9060 for AutoMet 300  
27 x 46mm 60-9100
(max 3 per specimen holder)
60-9010 for AutoMet 250
60-9060 for AutoMet 300
40-8000-001 (QTY 144)
40-8000-010 (QTY 1440)
27 x 46mm 30-8005
hand-held holder
  40-8000-001 (QTY 144)
40-8000-010 (QTY 1440)
28 x 48mm 60-9140
(max 3 per specimen holder)
60-9010 for AutoMet 250
60-9060 for AutoMet 300
 
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