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Emery From a Foam Abrasive Pad

This particle was recovered from a swab taken from an SF6 Breaker. It is a fragment of emery surrounded by red resin bonded to a plastic foam pad. This is residue from abrasive cleaning.

Transmitted Circular Polarized Light with Darkfield Reflected Illumination


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