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Thin section preparation



industry-leading thin section preparation & analysis
for Petrographic Studies

Determine the optical properties of the material you want to study with the help of thin section processing performed by industry-leading technicians at National Petrographic Service, Inc., in Rosenberg, TX. Our material technicians are equipped and skilled to prepare polished thin sections of various rock samples for petrographic studies. Some of the common materials we work with include concrete or cement, aggregate, meteorite, ceramic sherds, proppant, soil, and all different types of rock. We will prepare beautiful petrographic slides from your samples to your exact specifications. Standard thin sections are 30 microns thick, but different thicknesses are available upon request. We offer microprobe polishing, impregnation, and staining services as well, so you can see exactly what your sample is made of. Our turnaround times are outstanding and our prices are some of the most competitive in the industry. National Petrographic Service, Inc., is dedicated to providing excellent customer service. We have been in the business for over 50 years and have earned our reputation for unparalleled quality. Fill out our thin section order form to start your sampling project with us.


You may request a quote or place an order using the forms below. Should you have any questions or concerns, feel free to contact us directly at 713-661-1884.