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Tire Wear Through the Microscope

Tire Wear

This is from a home impacted by a near approach of the Etiwanda fire. The Etiwanda fire was typical of a Southern California Chaparral fire. When only transmitted light is used the tire wear may be misidentified as "char". This is from an environmental tapelift collected on the roof of this home

Transmitted Oblique and Reflected Darkfield Illumination


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