Thin sections, 1 in the center of the holder:

3 micron grit: 20 minutes, 20 lbs, 120 rpm., dispenser at 1 or 2.

0.3 micron grit, 10 minutes, 15 lbs, 120 rpm, dispenser at 2.

 

Start section at 5 lbs pressure, after holder is pressed to the platten bring it up to the recommended pressure.

 

Alternative: 0.3 micron Al2O3 grit, 15 lbs for 10 minutes, 5 lbs for 5 minutes.

 

Replacement lap surfaces:

3 micron lap should use the Texmet 2500 lap fabric disks.

0.3 micron lap should use the Texmet 1500 lap fabric disks.

 

Thin section should be secured onto the thin section holder with a piece of double stick carpet tape about 1/4" by 3/4"; 6 by 20 mm, with the tape centered on the rock area rather than the glass.

 

This is Buehler part number

602499, $ 94.00 each in 2011.