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Tru-Blue Sample Cutter

If you’re looking for a tool that allows you to perfectly cut metal and alloy samples in preparation for microhardness testing, United Testing System’s Tru-Blue Sample Cutter is the solution for you.





The Tru-Blue Sample Cutter offers a corrosion resistant cover and comes with a powerful 3 kW motor and 57-liter recirculation tank.

The Tru-Blue Sample Cutter is available as a stand-alone instrument, can be added to an existing lab, or you can choose to use it alongside the brand-new United Testing System Tru-Blue MicroVT – a state-of-the-art microhardness testing system for metal and alloy parts. You can find out more about the Tru-Blue MicroVT here.

Discover a full range of microhardness testing solutions
United Testing Systems is part of the Industrial Physics family – a global test and inspection partner. We have a wealth of experience providing first-rate Rockwell hardness testers and associated accessories.

Take a look at our suite of microhardness testing solutions – all designed to make it easier for you to get the results you need:

Tru-Blue MicroVT – our brand new microhardness tester
Tru-Blue Sample Mount Press
Tru-Blue Grinder & Polisher

Invest in the Tru-Blue collection to achieve accurate and repeatable microhardness testing results.

Machine dimensions:  25.6 in (650 mm) x 26.3 in (670 mm) x 30.3 in (770 mm)

Weight:  242.5 Lbs. (110kg)

Shipping weight:  427.6 Lbs. (194 kg)

Motor:  3KW, 2840 rpm

Cutting system:  manual

Cutting Table dimensions (T-slotted clamping table):  14.5 in (370 mm) x 6.8 in (173 mm)

Clamping devices:  fast-cam locking vices (2 pcs)

Cutting capacity:  3.5 in (90 mm) diameter

Coolant reservoir dimensions:  23.6 in (600 mm) x 15.7 in (400 mm) x 11.8 in (300 mm)

Coolant reservoir capacity:  15-gallon (57-litre)

Features & Benefits

Sturdy table model machine – used for cutting metals, alloys, ceramic, and related material

3 kW motor

2840 Max RPM

Manually operated cutting lever

3.5-inch (90mm) diameter round sample cutting capacity

Corrosion resistant sheet metal cover with large see-through safety hood

Robust base that ensures a sturdy, vibration free environment.

Easy to use twin cam actuated vices for holding samples.

All inside components are made from stainless steel to withstand wet environments

Blade cooling is provided by two high-flow jets to maximize temperature control

11W interior light ensures adequate lighting is available for the operator

Separately mounted, 57-liter (15 gallon) recirculation coolant tank is included