Miami University

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Project: Rock Saw Upgrade

Department: Geology

Primary Investigator: Dr. Kendall Hauer

Purpose: This saw is a water-lubricated slab saw that is used to cut rock specimens for the purposes of better showing their interior structures and/or as a prelude to further preparation for chemical analysis.

IL Comment: The user came to the IL concerned about the safety of the equipment. IL designed and upgraded the interlock circuitry to make the saw safer for user operation.

Cost to researcher: $103.41

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