McCrone Asbestos Reference Set

SKU: 416

The McCrone Asbestos Reference Set contains 25 permanent mounts of the most commonly found materials encountered in identifying asbestos bulk samples.

The 416 set is a special order item and has a wait time of up to three months.

$650.00

The McCrone Asbestos Reference Set contains 25 permanent mounts of the most commonly found materials encountered in identifying asbestos bulk samples. The set also contains complete descriptions of all fibers including:

Morphology

Color-Pleochroism

Refractive indices

Birefringence

Sign of elongation

Extinction characteristics

Dispersion Staining colors

Distinguishing characteristics

55 color photomicrographs on CD illustrating:

Dispersion Staining (central stop) with appropriate liquids

Crossed polars

Crossed polars (full-wave compensator plate)

Brightfield

Slides included:

1. Chrysotile (1.553)

2. Fibrous Actinolite (1.605)

3. Amosite (1.680)

4. Anthophyllite (1.605)

5. Crocidolite (1.680)

6. Fibrous Tremolite (1.605)

7. Wollastonite

8. Perlite

9. Fiberglass

10. Polyester

11. Polyethylene, Fibrous

12. Ceramic Fiber

13. Brucite

14. Vermiculite

15. Quartz

16. Biotite

17. Gypsum

18. Paper

19. Muscovite

20. Rayon

21. Talc

22. Insulation #1 – Vermiculite and Chrysotile

23. Insulation #2 – Heated Amosite and Diatoms

24. Insulation #3 – Mineral Wool, Binder and Chrysotile

25. Insulation #4 – Amosite and Crocidolite

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