XPS Consulting & Testwork Services is a licensed metallurgical engineering and testwork business that includes mineralogical and materials characterization. We have used Struers’ sample preparation equipment and lab consumables for almost 20 years and are very satisfied with the quality of the products and the support they provide to us. As a consulting firm, we strive to produce the highest quality results for our customers, and the Struers’ products have assisted us in reaching that goal.XPS Consulting & Testwork Services (Canada) Patricia Stack Mineral Science Department
- Stand-alone cleaning unit
- Easy to use
Lavamin is an innovative, stand-alone cleaning unit for specimens in Struers specimen holders and mover plates up to 160 mm in diameter.
Conventional specimen preparation demands a time-consuming manual cleaning process between preparation steps. Lavamin is a fully automatic cleaning unit that frees the user from standing at the sink, cleaning specimens with soap, flushing them with alcohol, and drying them. The unit takes up very little space and can be installed in just five minutes.
Fully automated – perfect cleaning every time
Lavamin uses a patent-pending and automated process with a combination of ultrasound and water rinsing, followed by high-speed spin drying. A choice of three programs enables the user to choose the best procedure, depending on the grinding or polishing process, to achieve a perfect result every time.
Faster cleaning – higher productivity
The fully automated cleaning process saves up to 20 percent of the total preparation time and eliminates the need to move specimens to the sink for manual cleaning. This leaves time to change the preparation surface and be ready for the next step in the preparation cycle.
No cleaning agents – no environmental footprint
A careful rinsing process using only ultrasound and water, followed by high-speed spinning, enables fully effective cleaning without the use of cleaning agents and alcohol. Users are spared from the effects of soap and alcohol, while the environmental impact of cleaning is minimized.
Specimen cleaning unit for cleaning of specimen holders up to 160 mm dia. and for individual specimens in specimen mover plates for Tegramin-25, -30, TegraForce-5, and RotoForce-4. Levelling unit, retention rings in 25 mm / 1.0", 30 mm / 1.0", 40 mm / 1.0", and 50 mm / 2.0" dia., and rubber mats are included.
1.0 x 200-220 V or 1.0 x 100-110 V / 50-60 Hz 06236117
1.0 x 220-240 V or 1.0 x 110-120 V / 50-60 Hz 06236119
Struers’ equipment is in conformity with the provisions of the applicable international directives and their appurtenant standards.
Struers’ products are subject to constant product development. Therefore, we reserve the right to introduce changes to our products without notice.
Lavamin Technical Data Sheet
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Correct preparation solutions
"True structures require proper and correct applications. Different material properties require broad application knowledge. Struers application specialists are experts in optimizing preparation methods, because application knowledge is necessary to select the correct preparation solutions. Your material – our application solutions.”
Application Specialist, Struers ApS
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The backbone of our quality assurance program, our Struers laboratory promotes ease of use, resulting in high output and efficient use of our human resources and huge time savings. In my opinion, Struers equipment provides the most efficient and consistent method for examining the quality of our fastener products.Ideal Fasteners Pty. Ltd. (Australia) Neville Deutscher Managing Director
My relationship with Struers dates back over many years. The reason is their expert advice, good service, and their use of our application laboratory in the case of difficult questions that are best resolved on-site.WWU Münster, Institut für Planetologie Ursula Heitmann Mineral Specimen Preparer