Sample Preparation Tools

Wire Bonder

West Bond Manual Wedge Wire Bonder (Model: 747630E) 


  • UNLIMITED DEEP REACH access to remote bond targets on large packages
  • CONVERTIBILITY for a variety of bonding methods among conventional 45º wire feed, deep access 90º wire or ribbon feed, and single point tab/lead bonding
  • PROGRAMMING for thirty different device types may be entered into separate buffers

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Spex 3636 X-Press®

35-ton (31.8 metric ton) hydraulic laboratory pellet press that accepts 13 mm, 31 mm, 35 mm, and 40 mm pellet die sets. Automatic and fully programmable. Ideal for repetitive pressing of sample pellets for XRF, IR, and other analytical techniques.


  • Automated, programmable laboratory press.
  • Presses samples in minutes and accepts all standard die sets.
  • Safety interlock and automatic pump shut-off safety valve ensure safe operation.
  • Compact Bench Top System.
  • Can be operated manually as a simple motorized press whose functions are under direct user control.
  • Programmable LCD touch screen interface. Allows the user to enter final pressure desired, time to hold at the final pressure, and interval to return back to zero pressure.

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Ball Mill (This tool is broken and a new model is in purchase.)

Lab Synergy Planetary Micro Mill Pulverisette 7 premium line


As extension of the existing classic line Planetary Mills, FRITSCH offers now a new premium line generation. For the first time ever, it is possible to reach rotational speeds never known before, which achieves ultrafine grinding results down into the nano range. FASTER, SIMPLER AND SAFER THAN EVER. Discover a completely new dimension in high-tech milling with the new FRITSCH premium line.

Technical Info:

  • Grinding bowl sizes 20, 45, 80 ml
  • Grinding ball diameter 0.1-20 mm
  • Max feed size 5 mm (material dependent)
  • Min sample qty 0.5 ml
  • Max sample qty 70 ml
  • Final fineness <0.1 µm
  • Typical time to analytical fineness 3 min
  • Grinding process dry/wet
  • Grinding with inert gas yes
  • Gas pressure/temp management yes
  • Transmission ratio i (relative)=1:2
  • Centrifugal acceleration 95 g

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