General Info

Summary of system capabilities
Vendor:   Leica Systems
Model:     Leica EM TXP
Purpose:  Multi-tool sample preparation system


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The Leica EM TXP is multi-tool sample preparation system with stereo microscope used for aligned sawing, disc cutting, grinding and polishing of bulk samples, either for SEM analysis or as the initial preparation of foils suitable for further thinning and polishing for subsequent TEM analysis.

Key features

1. Specimen pivot arm for preparation angle between 0° and 60° or 90° on front face

2. Peristaltic cooling system

3. Diamond and tungsten carbide millers

4. Diamond disc cutter

5. Lapping inserts 15, 9, 6, 3, 1, 0.5 μm

6. Choice of automatic preparation or hand wheel for manual feed in steps of 0.5, 1, 10 and 100 μm