CESEM: Petrographic Thin Section Facility

Equipment/facility: Equipment

  • ContactJim Buckman
    j.buckman@hw.ac.uk
  • Location

    Institute of Petroleum Engineering

    EGIS

    Conoco Building, Rm C1.12

    Heriot-Watt University

    Riccarton, Edinburgh

    EH14 4AS

    United Kingdom

Description

The facility has basic equipment for the preparation of petrographic thin sections. These include various saws, vacuum impregnation equipment, lapping and polishing facilities. Currently in the process of being set up.

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Lapping
Polishing
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