After cutting the specimen, the next step is mounting. The aim of mounting is to handle small or odd shaped specimens and to protect fragile materials, thin layers or coating during preparation as well as to provide good edge retention. Mounting produces specimens with uniform size so that it is easier to handle in automatic holders for further preparation steps.

Basically, two methods are available: Hot Mounting & Cold Mounting

In hot mounting, the specimen is mounted under heat and pressure with a hot mounting press. Cold mounting is preferred for samples which are sensitive to damage from heat and pressure (like coatings, PCB, etc.) Cold mounting resins are easy to use and require mixing which is then poured into a mould and allowed to set.

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Available Products

Hydraulic Hot Mounting Press - QualiMount-H

Qualitest covers a complete and competitive range of Hot Mounting Press equipment such as the Hot Mounting Press - QualiMount Series and many other testing equipment.

Mounting Press - ECOPRESS

ECOPRESS Automatic Mounting Press for Sample Preparation, which is fully automatic and microprocessor-controlled.

Vacuum Impregnation Unit - VACUMET - Cold Mounting for Metallography Sample Preparation

VACUMET is a vacuum impregnation instrument, designed for evacuating/remaining the trapped air from specimen and improve/enhance the hardening of the epoxy mixture to the sample’s edges.

Vacuum Impregnation System

QualiMount - Vacuum Impregnation System is a device specially designed for cold mounting of sample.