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Method and equipment


Microscopy is a very important tool for characterising and measuring micro structures. We have long experience and extensive knowledge of wood, fibres, paper and coating structures, including troubleshooting problems related to manufacturing processes. 

Read more about our methods:

  • X-ray microtomography
  • Fibre characterising
  • Paper structure
  • Contaminants in pulp and paper


  • X-ray microtomograph MicroXCT-200 from Xradia
  • Optical microscopes
    Stereomicroscopes and light microscopes with transmitted and reflected illumination. Confocal Scanning Laser Microscope a BioRad Radiance 2000 with argon laser and equipped with compression load cell
  • Electron microscopy
    Access to a Philips XL30 ESEM-FEG equipped with an energy dispersive spectrometer and INCA  X-ray analysis system from Oxford Instruments
  • Atomic Force Microscope
    Nanoscope IIID Digital Instruments
  • Sample preparation
    Sectioning of  no embedded and embedded materials using sledge and rotation microtomes. Grinding and polishing equipment   


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