Sample preparation is the first step of every laboratory analysis and test. Benelux Scientific has a wide range of equipment to support you in each phase of your preparation, prior to analytical techniques such as ICP, AAS, Soxhlet, etc.:

Milling equipment

  • Cutting mills
  • Planetary and Ball mills
  • Rotor/Beater mills and Mortar grinders
  • Jaw crusher and Disk mills

Visit the Fritsch website for more information

Digestion systems

  • Acid digestion prior to ICP or AAS analysis:
  • Fully automated acid digestion according to Weibull-Stoldt (Total fat determination for food) (Visit the Gerhardt website for more information)
  • COD digestion systems (Visit the SCP Science website for more information)

Standards and consumables

  • Standards, reagents, reference materials (CRM) and consumables for ICP, AAS, IC and XRF

Visit the SCP Science website for more information

Metallography and petrography

  • Metallographic and petrographic techniques for cutting, embedding and polishing

Visit the Metkon website for more information


  • Automated sample preparation for ICP and AAS

Visit the SCP Science website for more information

Shaking, heating, drying and weighing

  • Shakers, classic heating plates for the laboratory and a convenient dryer for laboratory glassware (visit the Gerhardt website for more information)
  • Analytical laboratory balances (visit the Precisa website for more information)


  • Heated laboratory platen presses for polymer processing, rubber and composites (visit the Fontijne Presses website for more information)
  • Pellet pressing as sample preparation for XRF (visit the Specac website for more information)

Sampling equipment

  • Stationary and portable water sampling devices

Visit the WaterSam website for more information

Reactor technology

  • High pressure reactors for synthesis or material testing, as well as customer specific applications.

Visit the Berghof Instruments website for more information