Laboratory of sample preparation

 

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.

 


 

Laboratory staff:

Mgr. Štefánia Pramuková e-mail
Ľudovít Packa


 

Equipment of the laboratory:

LOGITECH PM–5
– auto-lap – precision lapping machine
LOGITECH VS–2
– vacuum unit
LOGITECH CS–30
– trim saw
LOGITECH CL–50
– thin section polishing system
STRUERS Citovac
– vacuum impregnation unit

The laboratory is also equipped by 300 mm cut-off and trim saw for larger specimen. preparation.