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The Royal Microscopical Society’s Vice-Presidents medal awarded to our very own Kevin Smith

MetPrep are delighted announce that our very own Materials Preparation Specialist, Kevin Smith has been awarded the Royal Microscopical Society’s Vice-Presidents medal for Microscopy Research and Laboratory Support. The RMS Vice-Presidents Medal is presented to those ‘unsung heroes’ who have contributed in many ways to the field of microscopy over the years Many of you […]

MetPrep are pleased to announce the release of the QATM QPOL

This new floor standing machine is designed to prepare large samples with precision & accuracy. The machine has options for 300 mm or 350 mm platens to allow the preparation of large samples of any material. With the built in reciculating, cooling and sedimentation tank the system is also self contained water wise. The QPOL […]

Introducing the NanoFix System

MetPrep are proud to announce the introduction of the NanoDisc adhesive free Silicon Carbide papers and NanoFix System. Employing the latest use of surface technologies the NanoFix System will significantly improve your materials preparation process. The new PET backed system allows for a quick release, quick reuse and wrinkle free operation. The NanoDisc papers simply […]

MetPrep Download & Support web page updated

New category Application Notes and additional information now added We are pleased to have started to add a range of ‘Application Notes‘ to our Downloads & Support page. In addition to our Safety Data Sheets, our popular Preparation Procedures & Technical Data Sheets, we are now offer additional ‘Application Notes‘ to help support you in […]

ZEISS Application Suite opened at recent Open Days in Coventry

We were proud to introduce to visitors at our Open Days in October the new Application Suite for ZEISS Imaging equipment. This completes the first to stage of our partnership with ZEISS, to have a comprehensive set of microscopes to demonstrate their strengths and versatility to our customers. Several people from ZEISS attended including Al […]

MetPrep launch Weld-Check Pro Imaging System

A self contained system for Weld examination, recording and analysis. With built in 5MP colour camera, unique optics, inbuilt LED illuminator and linked directly to the Zeiss ZEN innovative software allows the capture, recording, measurement and reporting of your weld samples. Whether mounted or unmounted the samples are placed on the glass stage for instant […]

Open Days

This year’s OPEN DAYS at MetPrep will be on Wednesday 9th October and Thursday 10th October in the Jim Ashby Laboratory and Training Centre, Coventry. Amongst the equipment on show will be some new items from ATM – the Saphir 250A-1 Eco, semi-automatic grinder/polisher and the Opal X-Press Modular automatic mounting press. Our microscope room […]

MetPrep to attend Materials Testing 2019

MetPrep will be at Materials Testing 2019 in the International Centre, Telford from Tuesday 3rd to Thursday 5th September 2019. Organised by BINDT, the exhibition is free to visitors and will be highlighting the world of testing for quality, materials testing, non-destructive testing (NDT), condition monitoring and diagnostic technology. On our stand will be Handheld […]