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Press Releases

April 2016

Buehler Introduces SimpliMet 4000™ ‚Äì Advanced Mounting System Designed for Speed, Durability & Ease of Use Image The SimpliMet 4000 compression mounting system eliminates bottlenecks at the mounting stage, rapidly transforming cut samples to specimens ready for grinding and polishing. Designed to be reliable in 24/7 manufacturing environments, the SimpliMet 4000 has undergone rigorous testing to perform for long periods and last for years.

Throughput time for the lab user is improved with the SimpliMet's fast mounting cycles and specimen duplex capabilities (where two specimens are produced simultaneously in the same mold). It is equipped with the SmartCool intelligent cooling system t...

April 2016

Buehler Consolidates European Metallography and Hardness Testing Business in Esslingen/Germany
 Image April 2016 – Buehler (, a leading manufacturer of equipment, consumables and accessories for metallography and hardness testing, has combined its business sectors Metallography, formerly based in Düsseldorf/Germany, and Hardness Testing, still widely known under its previous name, Wilson Hardness, and traditionally based in Esslingen am Neckar in Germany. After the formal consolidation of both core activities in 2009 under the name of Buehler ITW Test & Measurement GmbH, this site in Southern Germany now takes on the function of European Headquarters. In Düsseldorf,...

April 2016

New Wilson® DiaMet™ Software Raises Hardness Testing to an Unsurpassed Level of Convenience Worldwide

 Image With a new, extensively upgraded version of its DiaMet™ software, Buehler - ( is now offering an internationally consistent and even more user-friendly solution for its Wilson® hardness testing systems. Designed for operation by mouse or touchscreen, the system offers expert users the required flexibility and broad feature set for planning, running, analyzing, documenting and archiving of individual measurements and measurement series, whilst at the same time enabling less extensively trained operators to work quickly and efficiently. The new version launched in Janua...

January 2016

Strong Partner, Reliable Materials Solutions for the 21st Century

Lake Bluff, Illinois… Buehler, a global industrial manufacturer of value-added consumables and specialty equipment is celebrating 80 years in the materials preparation and testing equipment business. Buehler, a division of Illinois Tool Works (ITW), is based in Lake Bluff, Illinois and has worldwide sales distribution in over 100 countries with 45 Buehler Solutions Centers. In 2006, Buehler was acquired by ITW, a multi-billion dollar conglomerate and joined its Test and Measurement group.


October 2015

Buehler Introduces Wilson VH3300 at The Quality Show Image Lake Bluff, IL - Buehler is introducing the new Wilson VH3300 Vickers/ Knoop hardness test system at the Quality Show in Rosemont, Illinois October 27-29, 2015. Complementing the proven Wilson VH3100 system, the Wilson VH3300 expands the range of automatic Vickers/Knoop hardness testers from Buehler with a solution tailored to measurements with very high and/or very low test loads. Hardness testing demonstrations with the VH3300 will be occurring daily at Buehler’s booth #1914.

The new VH3300 model with its extensive variety of scales and magnifications excels through m...

September 2015

New The new high-performance cutting fluid Cool 3 ensures the efficient removal of heat and particles, and provides high environmental compatibility for sectioning of metals, plastics and ceramics in materialography.

September 2015 – With its new water-soluble Cool 3 cutting fluid, Buehler - ITW meets the demand for a highly efficient and at the same time ecofriendly coolant/lubricant for use in materialography and production. Cool 3 removes heat, abrasion products and chips quickly and efficiently from the cutting surface, thereby enabling high sectioning performance and through...