Polishing and Lapping Machine

Code: 
PLAP1
Model: 
Logitech PM5
Location: 
Sample Prep Room
Primary Training Contact: 
Operating Procedures: 

The Logitech PM5 Precision Lapping and Polishing Machine is a bench-top R&D scale system that yields reproducible results with the flexibility of working with many different materials.  It is controlled through a joystick interface with an LCD screen display.  It has an integral abrasive autofeed system and automatic lapping plate flatness control.  The SMIF system includes the PP5 Precision Lapping and Polishing Jig which is used to hold samples of widely varied shape while they are polished.  This jig allows precise control of the orientation of the sample to the polishing plane and fine adjustment of the load applied to the sample during polishing.  It includes a thickness removal indicator and vacuum chuck.

Applications: 
  • Lapping and Polishing
Features: 

PM5 Machine

  • Abrasive autofeed cylinder
  • Plain SS plate base or Glass lapping plate
  • Vacuum unit
  • Grooved lapping plate test block
  • Granite master flat block
  • Gauging and conditioning loading weight
  • Single dial flat polishing gauge

PP5 Jig

  • Vacuum chuck sample holder
  • Thickness removal indicator
  • Variable sample loading
Specifications: 

PM5 Machine

  • Plate speed: 1-70rpm
  • Timer: 0-10 hours
  • Plate size: 300mm (12")

PP5 Jig

  • Accepts samples up to 83mm (3") diameter
  • Angular adjustment range: +/- 3o
  • Variable sample loading from 0-2800g