MSX305 Series Sectioning Machine


Metallographic Consumables

High-quality metallographic consumables from LECO are specially formulated to meet your laboratory needs


The LECO MSX305 Series sectioning machine are floor models and designed for sectioning large samples of many different types of materials using automated oscillation and servo-pulse sectioning. It is ideal for samples like induction-hardened parts, through-hardened tool steels, carburized pieces, and more. A manually adjustable Y-axis table with 100 mm of travel provides easy sample position and parallel sectioning. Models feature a powerful 10.05 HP motor and solid-steel construction.

Features and Benefits  of both MSX305A and MSX305R:

  • Production-grade spindle supports up to 350 mm wheel
  • Welded-steel construction for the production environment
  • Optional catch basket for capturing small, sectioned samples
  • 400 x 400 mm T-slotted table with large sectioning compartment for versatile sample fixturing
  • 115 L built-in coolant tank with coolant fluid level gauge
  • Sealed electronic enclosure and removable side ports

Exclusive for MSX305A model:

  • Adjustment knob for sample feed
  • Convenient, easy-to-operate control panel with large dual-screen display
  • Z-axis for manual sectioning
  • Joystick control for pulse sectioning, blade direction, table direction, oscillation

Exclusive for MSX305R model:

  • Convenient, easy-to-operate control panel
  • Z-axis locking feature
  • Handwheel-driven table for longitudinal section and sample position

Options & models


Various options are available for this product. Contact our sales and application specialists to select the right configuration for your application.
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Each instrument can be configured to meet your individual lab needs. Contact our sales and application specialists to select the right configuration for your application.
MSX305A1 Automatic, Pulse Servo Sectioning, with X- and Y-table
MSX305A2 Automatic, Z-Axis, Oscillation and Pulse Servo Sectioning
MSX305R1 Manual X-axis and radial feed configurations and Y-axis Table