Grinding and Polishing of Samples Simplified

Press Release from Buehler

Lake Bluff, IL,  Buehler, a global industrial manufacturer of value added consumables and testing equipment is introducing the EcoMet 30 Semi-Automatic and Manual Grinder and Polisher for use in heat treat, automotive, aerospace, and electronic laboratory environments where fast reliable results are required in production environments. Quality control and lab technicians now have a choice of more robust semi-automatic or manual grinder polisher with the power to perform in high sample, high use environments.

The EcoMet 30 Semi-Automatic provides simple operation for grinding and polishing with an ergonomic base that is easy to clean. Constructed from solid cast aluminum, the EcoMet 30 range is designed for maximum robustness and reliability in the most challenging of environments.   The EcoMet 30 Manual provides simple operation and includes a splash guard, ergonomic design and low bowl height for better control and comfort. The straight drain, removable bowl liner and quick remove platen make daily maintenance a breeze.  

The EcoMet 30 semi-automatic version includes a user-friendly touchscreen interface, with all functions on the front screen without complicated menus. The pneumatic polishing head also has an easy load specimen holder and swing-out head to maximize efficiencies of use.  

Product Manager, Jill Dreschler comments: "The robust cast aluminum platform used for both the Semi-Automatic and Manual models greatly enhances performance and durability. The careful design of ergonomics will speed and simplify sample preparation, key to efficiency in intensive use environments.”

Buehler is a leading provider of scientific equipment, supplies, consumables and analysis techniques for use in materials preparation, image analyses and hardness testing. Buehler products cross a wide variety of industries, including Primary Metals , Automotive, Aerospace and Defense, Electronics, Medical, Energy and more.

For more information on the EcoMet30 contact at: [email protected] or visit


About Buehler

Buehler, An ITW Company, is a global industrial manufacturer of value-added consumables and testing equipment with related service businesses. The company innovates solutions and offers expert service and support throughout the materials preparation and analysis market. For additional information on the Buehler product offering please visit or contact Buehler at [email protected]  or telephone 1-847-295-6500.   

In 2006, Buehler was acquired by ITW, a developer and processor of engineered components, industrial systems and consumables. ITW is a global, Fortune 200 company with 51,000 employees across 56 countries. For additional information on ITW please visit .

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