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  • Particles and fibers on a filter which will be counted and analyzed for cleanliness

    Efficient Particle Counting and Analysis

    This report discusses particle counting and analysis using optical microscopy for cleanliness of parts and components. Particle counting and analysis is a critical part of quality assurance in the…
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  • A stack of lithium-ion batteries

    Quality Control Under the Microscope

    Fast-rising demand for electric vehicles is one of the market’s main drivers, but there are other hotspots of growth, including the rise in renewable energy installations, such as photovoltaic panels,…
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  • When particulate contamination is present in lubricating fluids or oils, it can cause damage to parts or components leading to malfunctions.

    Hydraulics in the Automotive and Aerospace Industries

    Cleanliness standards relating to lubricants, hydraulic fluids, and oils, e.g., ISO 4406 and DIN 51455 are discussed in this article. Cleanliness plays a central role in the automotive and…
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  • Particles which could be found during cleanliness analysis of parts and components.

    Cleanliness of Automotive Components and Parts

    This article discusses the ISO 16232 standard and VDA 19 guidelines and briefly summarizes the particle analysis methods. They give important criteria for the cleanliness of automotive parts and…
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  • Particle analysis with LIBS using the DM6 M LIBS 2-in-1 solution: Particle of brass, an alloy of copper (Cu) and zinc (Zn).

    High Speed for Your Material Analysis Workflow

    Learn from our expert, Dr. Konstantin Kartaschew, how the intelligent combination of light microscopy with laser-induced breakdown spectroscopy (LIBS) will truly accelerate your root-cause-analysis…
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  • Key Factors for Efficient Cleanliness Analysis

    In the automobile industry, even the smallest particles on single components can cause malfunctioning. Fuel, lubricant and urea filter systems are particularly vulnerable. Component cleanliness has…
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  • Cleanliness Analysis with a 2-methods-in-1 solution

    This report explains how a 2-in-1 materials analysis solution, combining optical microscopy and chemical analysis by laser induced breakdown spectroscopy (LIBS), leads to an overall more efficient and…
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  • Type of contamination: spores

    Cleanliness Analysis for Particulate Contamination

    Devices, products, and their components fabricated in many industries can be quite sensitive to contamination and, as a result, have stringent requirements for technical cleanliness. Measurement…
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  • Clean Parts – More Reliable and Longer Lifetime

    In the automotive industry, the technical cleanliness of function-critical individual and system components has become an increasingly critical criterion for reliability and service life. This trend…
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  • Fields of Application

  • Automotive & Transportation

    We at Leica want to be your dependendable collaborators, guiding you to optimal imaging solutions for automotive and transportation, so you can stay ahead of the competition. Our smart imaging…
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  • Technical Cleanliness

    For industrial and electronics manufacturers as well as non-regulated pharma applications, solutions for an efficient technical cleanliness offer significant advantages.
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