Flexible specimen holder

Improve workplace safety with the clamp-free specimen holder

Clamping can be time-consuming, especially with odd-shaped specimens. But grinding and polishing by hand can strain the operator. The solution is our new clamp-free Flexible specimen holder.

  • Boost efficiency and improve reproducibility
  • Improve ergonomics
  • Reduce process time by 40%



A fully automatic, end-to-end grinding and polishing solution for labs that need the very best in terms of reproducibility, throughput, process standardization, and ease-of-use.
  • Valid, accurate, and reproducible results
  • Eliminates human error and process variation
  • Exceptional throughput
  • Supports process standardization
  • Plug and prepare, with minimal training needed

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Every material is different. The materialographic process you choose depends on the material, as well as the application and purpose. Our material application notes cover all you need to select and accurately perform the ideal preparation process for each material you work with, from metals and alloys to spray coatings and microelectronics.

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A full range for all needs

You can find the right equipment for every conceivable materialographic preparation need to make sure you achieve the quality, productivity, and cost efficiency you are looking for.

  • Cutting equipment
  • Mounting equipment
  • Grinding and polishing equipment
  • Hardness testers
  • Image analysis equipment
  • Customized equipment

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How to

You can make sure that you and your staff have the right knowledge at the right level for your operation by making use of Struers’ unique materialography knowledge base.

  • Cutting guides
  • Mounting guides
  • Grinding and polishing guides
  • Electrolytic preparation guides
  • Hardness testing guides
  • Etching guides

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