MetPrep 3™/PH-3 ™ Glove Box Grinder/Polisher

Specialty Grinders/Polishers

The MetPrep3™/PH-3™ Glove Box grinder/polisher for hot/glove-box environments is a powerful system for semiautomatic operation, ideal for low to high volume sample preparation requirements. It is designed to withstand various glovebox environments (i.e., alpha-radiation inert) and has an overall reduced size to fit through most glove box portholes. Critical components of the machine have been removed to an external (remote) control box. Removable cover/side plates allow easy access for serviceability.

Intuitive menu navigation with a user-friendly touchpad interface and backlit LCD make them easy to use and program. The microprocessor-based system allows up to 25 programmable steps, including parameters for platen speed, comp/contra rotation (sample holder/platen), cycle time, fluid selection, sample force (LbF or N), sample rotation speed, water rinse, and force reduction (on/off, %)

Either aluminum or magnetic platens may be used with any plain/adhesive-backed or magnetic system disc.

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MetPrep 3™

Touch-pad switches control all functions   External control box protects critical components
Removable side plates allow easy access for serviceability   Reduced size fits through 14" diameter port-hole (some assembly required "in box")
Programmable up to 25 polishing steps, including parameters for platen speed, comp/contrarotation (sample holder/platen), cycle time, fluid selection, sample force (LbF or N), sample rotation speed, water rinse and force reduction (On/Off, %)   Quick-change platen design, anodized to resist wear and corrosion
Variable platen speed: 40-600 RPM (10 RPM increments)   Clockwise/counterclockwise platen rotation
0.25 HP (190 W) motor with durable reduction gearbox for constant high-torque output   Variable platen jog speed: 40-600 RPM (10 RPM increments)
Stable aluminum/stainless steel construction   Variable cycle time: 0-120 minutes (15 second increments)
Emergency shut-off switch   Corrosion/impact resistant cover
Dimensions: 13" W x 19.5" D x 22" H (300 x 495 x 559 mm)  

 Weight: 120 lb. (54 kg)

 

PH-3™ Power Head

Unique tilt-up feature allows easy access to platen and holder   Soft-start and force reduction control
Simple push/pull attachment and removal of holders   Quick-lock system allows sample holder positioning across entire platen surface
Variable rotation speed: 0-150 RPM (10 RPM increments)   0.125 HP (95 W) motor with durable reduction gearbox for constant high-torque output
Comp and contra rotation   Central force sample preparation of up to 6 samples, adjustable from 5-50 lb. in 1 lb. increments (22-219 N in ~5 N increments)
Individual force sample preparation of up to 3 mounts, adjustable from 0-16 lb. in 1 lb. increments (0-70 N in ~5 N increments)   Six (6) month warranty
Designed & manufactured by Allied in the USA   Special Lead Time: 12 - 16 weeks
Item # Description Qty
5-2500-LA MetPrep 3™ Grinder/Polisher with PH-3™ Power Head for Glove Box, 115 V 50/60 Hz 1 Phase Includes: Splash Ring and 18' Cable with Standard Connectors

Product Accessories

NOTE: Standard/Magnetic platens, Sample Loading Fixtures & Holders are SOLD SEPARATELY. Please choose accessories from the list below to ensure a complete system is configured for quotation.

Item # Description Qty
5-3301 Click to Enlarge » Sample Holder, Blank with Heating Stage, 140 mm
5-3330 Click to Enlarge » Sample Holder, (6) 25 mm - 1.25" Samples, Teardrop Central Force, for use with 8" (203 mm) or 10" (254 mm) platens
5-3340 Click to Enlarge » Sample Holder, (5) 25 mm - 40 mm Samples, Teardrop Central Force for use with 8" (203 mm) or 10" (254 mm) platens
5-3345 Click to Enlarge » Sample Holder, (3) 25 mm - 40 mm Samples, Teardrop Central Force for use with 8" (203 mm) or 10" (254 mm) platens
5-3361 Click to Enlarge » Sample Holder, (6) 25 mm - 1.25" Samples, Dual-Cavity Central Force for use with 8" (203 mm) or 10" (254 mm) platens
5-3380 Click to Enlarge » Sample Loading Fixture for 5-33XX Series Holders
5-3800 Click to Enlarge » Sample Holder, (3) Variable Diameter Mounts from 1” to 1.5" using corresponding Spacer Rings, Individual Force for use with PH-3™ Power Head
5-3835 Click to Enlarge » Sample Holder, (3) 1" (25 mm) Mounts, Individual Force for use with PH-3™ Power Head
5-3840 Click to Enlarge » Sample Holder, (3) 30 mm Mounts, Individual Force for use with PH-3™ Power Head
5-3845 Click to Enlarge » Sample Holder, (3) 1.25" (32 mm) Mounts, Individual Force for use with PH-3™ Power Head
5-3850 Click to Enlarge » Sample Holder, (3) 1.5" (38 mm) Mounts, Individual Force for use with PH-3™ Power Head
5-3855 Click to Enlarge » Sample Holder, (3) 40 mm Mounts, Individual Force for use with PH-3™ Power Head
5-3860 Click to Enlarge » Sample Holder, (3) 50 mm Mounts, Individual Force for use with PH-3™ Power Head
5-3865 Click to Enlarge » Sample Holder, (3) 2" Mounts, Individual Force for use with PH-3™ Power Head
5-3X35-40 Click to Enlarge » Individual Force Spacer Ring, for 1"/25 mm Mount for use with 5-3800 Sample Holder
5-3X40-40 Click to Enlarge » Individual Force Spacer Ring, for 30 mm Mount for use with 5-3800 Sample Holder
5-3X45-40 Click to Enlarge » Individual Force Spacer Ring, for 1.25" Mount for use with 5-3800 Sample Holder
5-3X50-40 Click to Enlarge » Individual Force Spacer Ring, for 1.5" Mount for use with 5-3800 Sample Holder
5-2005 Click to Enlarge » Standard Platen, 8" (203 mm)
5-2005M Click to Enlarge » Magnetic Platen, 8" (203 mm)
90-208300 Click to Enlarge » Magnetic Base, 8" (203 mm), with Adhesive Backing
5-8100 Click to Enlarge » Platen Storage Cabinet for Platens, Discs or Cloths up to 12" (305 mm) Diameter
5-8105 Click to Enlarge » Aluminum Tray/Shelf