We specialise in quality geographic, petrographic, mineral sample preparation
44 Joseph Avenue, Moggill, Queensland AUSTRALIA, 4070 (Office only)

Our business exists to service our customers’ needs - quality sample preparation, fast turn-around, reliability and professional service.

Our latest production technology and constantly revised production processes deliver fast turn-around times without compromising quality for every type of analysis – optical to synchrotron.

Thin Section Australia was born from the ashes of the global financial crisis that devastated the mining industry worldwide.

Former employees of companies like Intellection (QEMSCAN and Struers distributors) started a garage business in 2013 following many requests from friends and former customers.

They were frustrated with inconsistent quality, poor service, and most importantly, they were tired of waiting up to six weeks to receive orders.Our coalition of highly trained and experienced technicians is based in Brisbane, Australia, but we have customers in all States and Territories of Australia and even internationally.

Our customers range from one-man/woman petrological consultants to Geological Surveys, Universities and international mining companies. We are discreet and don’t name drop.We use the latest automated material preparation

Our Mission

Be a reliable partner that our customers can trust to consistently deliver high quality sample preparation with industry leading turn-around times and hassle-free service.

Quality Policy

If you receive a thin section not prepared to your custom specifications, or damaged in transit, please notify us immediately and we will replace it at no cost. We only ask that you return the unsatisfactory slide to us so we can fully understand the problem and learn from it.

Get A Quote For your Thin Sections

We are happy to provide a quote with a fixed price, but we require example
material so we can assess, determine the process required and give an accurate.

Watch this video for a quick overview of how the online Job Estimation and Ordering process.

Our technicians are highly experienced and based in Brisbane. We use the latest automated material preparation equipment to deliver a consistently high quality product. Our ever increasing knowledge base and constantly revised processes deliver fast turn-around times.

We are prepared to put our money where our mouth is. Ask us about our new customer trial offer to test our quality and fast turn-around on thin sections for petrology, geology, mineralogy, paleontology, geoscience or construction professionals.

Thin Section Australia started in 2013 following many requests from friends, who were tired of waiting up to six weeks to receive orders for important polished thin section samples.

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