Ken Mannion
   Fossil Preparation Tools      
Since 1996

Leading Fossil Preparation Tools
Produced and designed entirely by us specifically for fossil preparation without compromises.

Pneumatic Fossil Preparation Pen. Model TT


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Pneumatic Fossil Preparation Pen. Model SL2


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Entry Level Fossil Preparation Tool
Proven ability. Refined and extensively modified for fossil preparation. Enduringly popular

Pneumatic Fossil Preparation Pen. Model ST


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Micro Level Fossil Preparation & Archaeological Conservation Tools.
Specialist tools for the finest detail fossil preparation and archaeological conservation under magnification

Pneumatic Fossil Preparation Ultrasonic Scaler Pen. Model DS


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Air Flow Fossil Preparation Pin Vice. Model AF


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Fossil Preparation Grinders.
Produced by us specifically to meet the demands of grinding rock & stone.

Pneumatic Fossil Preparation Grinder. Model AG


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Pneumatic Fossil Preparation Grinder. Model DG


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Heavy Duty Fossil Preparation Tool.
Industrial level tool, produced by us specifically for fossil preparation and stone masonary at workshop level.

Pneumatic Fossil Preparation Chisel. Model SQ


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Fossil Preparation Complete Starter Setup

A generic cost effective direct drive compressor coupled with top quality industrial European made fittings, air hose, bench top mounted filter regulator and couplings and a Ken Mannion fossil preparation pen of your choice.

Delivery throughout the UK


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Spares Repairs & Upgrades
   Overhauls &  Servicing 
  • Comprehensive supply of spares for all Fossil Preparation Tools.
  • Fossil Preparation Tools serviced & repaired back to peak effectiveness.
  • Replacement Styluses, Points, Burrs supplied.


Fossil Prepabrasive Blaster


100% fossil preparation focused. Designed and produced by us to be used with soft powders at low pressures as prefered by fossil preparers. Relative ease of use and to maintain. Supplied with powder media.


Fossil Preparation Microscopes

£250-£600 dependent on type

Superior brand Nikon, Zeis, Lomb etc stereo zoom microscopes. Very expensive to acquire new. Our second hand units are realistically attainable. Adapted by us for fossil preparation typically with more robust stands and more practical lighting. These quality high end microscopes have vastly better capabilities with greater working distances and field of view than a comparable priced new example.

Fossil Preparation Trim saw

Individually hand made here by us. These top quality Trim saws are designed specifically for the hand feeding of fossils and fossil limestones

  • Clean fresh water lubrication
  • Sealed bearings for long life
  • Non rusting materials throughout
  • 14 inch diamond saw blade
  • Full overload protection
  • Belt driven . Fully guarded
These units are commercial workshop level machines capable of producing a lot of work, continously over many years.

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What Air compressor do I need ?      How do I embark on fossil preparation ?      Who uses your Tools ?      About us
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Contact Details


59 Barrow Road
Barton upon Humber
North Lincolnshire

DN18 6AE

United Kingdom

Telephone. 01652 634827 

Fax. 01652 660700  


Ordering. Terms & Conditions

  • Free delivery within the UK & EU. Prices quoted are total . No additional charges within the UK/EU. Orders usually despatched by Royal Mail special delivery next day service.
  • Worldwide Shipping via Airmail service. DHL Fedex UPS etc. Request a quote total on ordering.
  • Tools available off the shelf for immediate despatch.
  • Order by email, telephone fax & post. Callers welcome but by appointment only.
  • Payment must be made before orders can be despatched.
  • Proforma invoices can be sent on request to educational establishments.
  • All major credit/debit cards accepted.
  • Paypal. Typically via email . We can send you a paypal invoice via your email address to pay online. No account needed.
  • Cheques drawn on UK banks only in £GBP.
  • Bank transfers accepted. £GBP only. Our account details can be forwarded on request.