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Gear Wear Through the Microscope

Gear Wear

The striations on this particle are not parallel to the long axis of the particle. That is normal for gear wear. The striations are often at right angles to the long axis.

Transmitted Off Crossed Circular Polarized Light and Reflected Darkfield Illumination


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