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Agglomerated Soot from an Industrial Fire View through a Microscope

Agglomerated Soot from an Industrial Fire

This is a piece of agglomerated soot from an large plumbing warehouse fire. The glass fiber in this image (diagonal from lower left to upper right center) in glass fiber blanket insulation with a pink phenolic resin with low mineral filler content (Johns Manville pink). The particle in the upper right of the image is ash with some char from a highly mineral filled polymer. This was from an environmental tapelift collected in a home a few hundred meters (a little over 200 yards) away from the fire.

Transmitted Crossed Circular Polarized Light and Reflected Darkfield Illumination


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