School of GeoSciences

Sample preparation and sample requirements

Find more information on specimen requirements. There is also guidance and examples for sample preparation, including details on Epoxy resins.

Please contact our facility staff if you require more information or assistance.

Sample requirements 

Information on specimen holders, photographs and navigation

Preparation advice

We have provided guidelines for preparing samples, as well as some examples to assist you.

Epoxy resins

We have provided information which present the results from various measurements on the commonly used resins, together with comments on their suitability and advice on sample preparation.