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CMM Image of the month winner!

March 2018


This image was taken by Jenny Lin from The School of Mechanical and Mining Engineering.

 "The Ravel Revealed"

 A lithium based metal stearate (=soap) thickener is revealed by SEM to have a twisted fibre-like micro-structure that resembles a ball of twine.

Image taken on the JSM 7001F SEM at 30000X 3KV Aperture 4 WD 6.5mm Spot 3 using the lower SE detector after the sample was solvent washed and sputter coated with Iridium.

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