Our laboratory for thin sections preparation of rocks and minerals is the best equipped and modern in Slovak republic, in the present days.
The laboratory covers special requirements from geologists and palaeontologists in whole domain of trimming, lapping and polishing of materials, preparation of polished and covered thin sections – from 28 x 48 to 51 x 76 mm, 1” –inch rounded polished specimens, as well as special oriented specimens and thin section for fluid-inclusions study.
The technical support for trimming, lapping, polishing and vacuum impregnation are supplied by well-known world-wide companies – LOGITECH a STRUERS. There are guarantee for quality assurance and high reproducibility our results.
Mgr. Štefánia Pramuková
Equipment of the laboratory:
– auto-lap – precision lapping machine
– vacuum unit
– trim saw
– thin section polishing system
– vacuum impregnation unit
The laboratory is also equipped by 300 mm cut-off and trim saw for larger specimen. preparation.