Sample Holders


Sample holders are designed for use with Buehler's grinder-polishers to facilitate process automation and optimization. Many options for different sample sizes and shapes are available depending on the shapes, sizes, and capacities required.

Available in All Shapes and Sizes:

  • Standard holders for single force and central force applications capable of holding round mounted specimens, rectangular specimens and glass slides.

Sample Holders Specifications
Sample holders are designed for use with Buehler's grinder-polishers to facilitate process automation and optimization. many options for different sample sizes and shapes are available depending on the shapes, and capacities required.

EcoMet 30 Power Head
Part Number Style Size Capacity
60-10060 Round 1" 4 samples
60-10061 Round 1.25" 4 samples
60-10062 Round or Slides 1.5" 4 samples
60-10063 Round 25mm 4 samples
60-10064 Round 30mm 4 samples
60-10065 Round 40mm 4 samples
AutoMet 250 Power Head
Part Number Style Size Capacity
60-9010 Round or Slides 1" 6 samples
60-9011 Round 1.25" 6 samples
60-9012 Round 1.5" 6 samples
60-9020 Round 25mm 6 samples
60-9021 Round 30mm 6 samples
60-9022 Round 40mm 6 samples
60-9030 Round Multiple (Distance Rings) 6 samples
AutoMet 300 Power Head
Part Number Style Size Capacity
60-9060 Round or Slides 1" 6 samples
60-9061 Round 1.25" 6 samples
60-9062 Round 1.5" 6 samples
60-9063 Round 2" 6 samples
60-9070 Round 25mm 6 samples
60-9071 Round 30mm 6 samples
60-9072 Round 40mm 6 samples
60-9073 Round 50mm 6 samples
60-9049 Round Multiple Target Holders 3 samples
Slide Holders, Glass Slides & Blank Specimen Holders
Category Part Number Slide Size Compatible Holder
Slide Holder
Single Force
60-9120 1 x 3" (max 3 per specimen holder) For use with Sample Holder 60-9010 AutoMet 250 or 60-9060 AutoMet 300
Slide Holder
Single Force
60-9130 2 x 3" (max 2 per specimen holder) For use with Sample Holder 60-9060 AutoMet 300
Slide Holder
Single Force
60-9100 27 x 46mm (max 3 per specimen holder) For use with Sample Holder 60-9010 AutoMet 250 or 60-9060 AutoMet 300
Slide Holder
Single Force
60-9140 28 x 48mm (max 3 per specimen holder) For use with Sample Holder 60-9010 AutoMet 250 or 60-9060 AutoMet 300
Slide Holder 30-8005 27 x 46mm hand-held holder For manual use
Glass Slides 40-8000-001 27 x 46mm (144/pack) For use with Slide Holder 60-9010 AutoMet 250
Glass Slides 40-8000-010 27 x 46mm (1440/pack) For use with Slide Holder 60-9060 AutoMet 300
Blank Specimen Holder 60-2408 5.12in [130mm] for 8", 10" or 12" platens EcoMet 30 or AutoMet 250
Blank Specimen Holder 60-5254 7.12in [181mm] for 12" platens only AutoMet 300
Drive Adapters & Target Holders
Category Part Number Slide Size Compatible Holder
Drive Adapter 60-9000 Central Force AutoMet 250/300, PlanarMet 300, EcoMet 30
Drive Adapter 60-9005 Single Force AutoMet 250/300, EcoMet 30
Target Holder 60-8100 For 28 x 48 mm slide (histologic holder)
Target Holder 60-8101 For 1" [25mm] mounted specimens
Target Holder 60-8102 For 1.25" [32mm] mounted specimens
Target Holder 60-8112 For 30mm mounted specimens
Target Holder 60-8113 For 40 mm mounted specimens
Target Holder 60-9049 Specimen Holder for Target Holders Drive Adapter 60-9005 required
AutoMet 250 & EcoMet 30 Power Heads
Part Number Style Size Capacity
60-2482 Round 1" 6 samples
60-2483 Round 1.25" 6 samples
60-2422 Teardrop 1.25" [32mm] 6 samples
60-2485 Round 1.5" 3 samples
60-2486 Round 30 mm 6 samples
60-2487 Round 40 mm 3 samples
60-2409 Rectangle 1 x 1.25" [25.4 x 31.75mm] 4 samples
60-8240 Teardrop 18-51 mm 5 samples
60-8210 Teardrop 12-40 mm 6 samples
60-8262 Teardrop 10-25 mm 12 samples
60-8254 Rectangle 55 x 30 mm 5 samples
60-8255 Rectangle 70 x 40 mm 3 samples
AutoMet 300 Power Heads
Part Number Style Size Capacity
60-5281 Round 1" 10 samples
60-5282 Round 1.25" 10 samples
60-5252 Teardrop 1.25" [30 mm] 9 samples
60-5287 Round 30 mm 10 samples
60-5283 Round 1.5" 6 samples
60-5253 Teardrop 1.5" [40 mm] 6 samples
60-5288 Round 40 mm 6 samples
60-5299 Round 2" 5 samples
60-5296 Teardrop 2" [50 mm] 5 samples
60-5245 Rectangle 2 x 1.38" [50 x 35 mm] 5 samples
60-5297 Rectangle 55 x 30 mm 5 samples
60-5298 Rectangle 70 x 40 mm 3 samples
Loading Fixtures
Part Number Description
60-2410 Loading Fixture
60-2411 Loading Plate for 8" [203mm] and 10" [254mm] sample holders
60-2412 Loading Plate for 10" [254mm] and 12" [305mm] sample holders
60-2413 Loading Plate for 8" [203mm] and 12" [305mm] sample holders

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