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Rock cutting

Facility:

Rock cutting

Staff:                                      

Francis Hendron, Noel McGinley, Cora McKenna, Maura Morgan.

Location

Technicians labs, Museum Building, TCD

Activities supported:

  • Cutting of rock samples from ~1 to 50cm diameter
  • Grinding to remove weathering or to flat surface

Equipment

  • Maxi Saw
  • 12 “ open saw
  • ISO Met 1000 precision saw
  • Diamond 6” grinder.

Note:

Internal use only, discuss requirements with technical staff