Met Tips: Metallography Made Easy

You need a smoothly running lab to efficiently analyze your samples, and LECO has you covered. We offer quality metallographic and optical solutions that seamlessly come together to give you results you can count on.

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Topics: Metallographic Science

The MX400—LECO's Next Generation of Mounting Press

As the newest mounting press to enter LECO’s lineup of metallographic instrumentation, the MX400 will streamline sample preparation with its exceptional ease-of-use and dual mount capability in a fully automated solution.

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Topics: Metallographic Science

New Video: See Our PX400/PX500 Grinder/Polisher in Action!

Our PX400/PX500 grinder/polisher emphasizes ease-of-use while delivering exceptionally flat specimens to help you keep your metallography lab running smoothly. Designed with the latest technology, the PX400/PX500 provides an efficient, safe, reliable, and clean grinding/polishing solution through a number of new and improved features to streamline your sample preparation.

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Topics: Metallographic Science

Our 2019 Metallography Training Class Schedule Has Been Released!

We want to give you all the tools you need to succeed in your lab, and this means being there for you each step of the way—even after the sale. We’re here to show you exactly how to use your new instrument to its full potential or learn more about topics of interest. In our metallography customer training classes, you’ll get hands-on lab experience in our state-of-the-art training facilities and learn about an array of topics specific to your recent instrument purchase or laboratory needs, ranging from daily operation to troubleshooting and using advanced features.

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Topics: Metallographic Science

Our Metallography Mobile Lab Provides Hands-On Instrument Demos

In addition to our quality products and attentive customer service, our mobile laboratories further set us apart from the competition. Fully equipped with the latest LECO products, these mobile labs conveniently travel to various regions of the country throughout the year giving you a unique, hands-on experience.

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Topics: Metallographic Science

Hardness Tester Verification for ASTM — A Practical View

We routinely get questions about how often hardness testers need to be verified with test blocks by users. ASTM provides guidance in   E 18 (Rockwell) and E 92 (Vickers and Knoop), Table A1.1, but the two standards use different terminology and have different requirements:

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Topics: Metallographic Science

See Our SX100M Sectioning Machine in Action!

The latest sectioning machine to enter our lineup, the SX100M, is an efficient benchtop unit designed for a wide number of sectioning applications. The approximate max sample cut diameter is 2.75 inches with up to a 10 in (250 mm) blade and a 3 HP (2.2 kW) motor with integrated electronic mechanical braking system. 

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Topics: Metallographic Science

Join us at MS&T

Materials Science & Technology Show

October 14-18 | Columbus, OH

Heading to the MS&T show? Come see how we can streamline your materials testing! Stop by booth #505 to see our latest solutions for elemental analysis, sample preparation, optical equipment, and related consumables. Or tell us about your samples to have one of our experienced Sales Engineers find the correct solution for your application. Click here and use promotional code EXH83153 for complimentary expo access.

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Topics: Metallographic Science, Inorganic

Shop Online with LECODirect!

Consumables are something that keep your lab instruments running smoothly, and in most cases, you couldn't conduct an analysis without them. Here at LECO, we offer our own line of consumable products that go hand-in-hand with our instruments. Why buy LECO brand consumables? What it comes down to is quality. Only LECO consumables are designed and tested by our engineers to work perfectly with our instruments and provide the best performance possible. Though off-brand consumable are available, they won't provide you with the same benefits. To put it simply, you'll get more out of your LECO consumables; from better quality and accuracy in your results to full customer support, answering any questions you might have along the way. We support your success, and authentic consumables are part of helping your lab succeed. 

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Topics: Organic, Metallographic Science, Inorganic

Metallography Made Easy

You need a smoothly running lab to efficiently analyze your samples, and LECO has you covered. We offer quality metallographic and optical solutions that seamlessly come together to give you results you can count on.

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Topics: Metallographic Science