Analytical Ferrography vs. Analytical Microscopy

What is the Difference Between Analytical Ferrography and Analytical Microscopy?

Analytical Microscopy

Analytical microscopy should be run as an exception test when levels of wear particles are higher than expected. There are no particle size limits to this testing method. This will help pinpoint the components that are wearing, how our particles regenerate, and often the root cause.

Analytical Ferrography

Analytical Ferrography refers to testing that uses ferrograms rents or, in other words, glass slides. It is a test for wear metals that are ferromagnetic like iron, the most common wear metal. The second technique is with a patch—a patch test for all particle contaminants. Without particle size limits, it allows us to see the particle shape.

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