Saphir 560 Grinder / Polisher 10-12in

The Saphir 560 Specimen Preparation System is a dual wheel, 12 inch format, semi-automatic machine that handles a variety of sample preparation tasks. The centrally mounted head can swing between wheels for multi-step operations.

The Saphir 560 features single and multiple sample modes of operation and variable speeds. Full preparation programming guarantees repeatability using the graphical touch screen control panel.

Through excellent engineering and design, the QATM Saphir 560 is easy to maintain and provides all the features that other machines consider options

  • Videos
  • Features
  • Specs
  • SA560 Overview (2 min 23 sec)

    Take a quick look at the dual wheel version of the SA550. All the features are the same, except with the SA560, you get two working wheels.

    SA560 Online Demonstration (15 min)

    Watch a detailed and thorough online demo of the new SA550/560, presented by Garry Poirier of Mager Scientific. This video will answer ALL your questions about this fantastic metallographic grinder polisher machine!

    QATM Pneumatic Sample Leveling Press (1 min 30 sec)

    Take a look at the Pneumatic Sample Leveling Press by QATM. This device helps with that tricky problem of getting all your samples level in a sample holder by using 90 psi pressure to keep that sample in place! Level samples means less grinding time, saving you time and consumables.

    Custom Sample Holders (2:18)

    See examples of custom sample holders manufactured by QATM. Let us know if you're interested in designing one of your own to maximize the throughput and efficiency of your lab.

    Easy Spanner Sample Holder (1:09)

    Locking and unlocking your sample into the holder just got a lot easier. Watch how now!

    The Vario Sample Holder (2:06)

    The Vario sample holder is designed to give you maximum flexibility for working with large, unmounted samples. See how easy it can be!

  • Built for Throughput

    A powerful belt-driven wheel and sample mover head can handle large sample sizes or a high volume application.

    Intelligent Software

    Electronically regulated pneumatic sample loading ensures the correct sample grinding and polishing force.


    Automatic Disc Cooling

    LED Illumination

  • Specifications

    Wheel / Disc Size:

    250, 300 mm / 10, 12"

    Wheel / Disc Format:

    Plain, Magnetic Disc, VacuJet

    Wheel Speed:

    50 - 450 rpm, Variable


    Automatic Diamond Dosing
    Controlled Removal
    VacuJet System
    SystemLab Furniture


    40 x 26 x 29"


    260 lbs


    110V 60 Hz, 1 Phase
    220V 60 Hz 1 Phase

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