Prep Dimpler

FOM Name:  Prep Dimpler
Model:  Fishione Model 200 Dimpling Grinder
Contact:  Alex Kvit (, 608-265-4456
Center:  NIAC
Location:  MSE Room 161

The Fishione Model 200 Dimpling Grinder is an easy to use, state of the art, mechnical thinning instrument designed for the reproducible preparation of high quality electron microscopy specimens.

This is an accordion element with a series of buttons that open and close related content panels.


  • Precise specimen positioning with a specimen stage that precisely rotates the specimen
  • Optimized grinding control for controlled reduction of specimen thickness
  • Vibration free grinding
  • Controlled grinding force and rate
  • Specimen observation in either transmitted or reflected light