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Microwear

All of the supplies and equipment needed for cleaning specimens, making molds
and casts, and studying specimens using light microscopy dental microwear as well as surface
metrology methods are available.

Major Equipment: up to five that include pictures
1)
Name: Sensofar Plu Neox optical profiler
Description: Our Sensofar Plu Neox optical profiler can utilize white light confocal microscopy,
focus variation microscopy, and interferometry to create three-dimensional topographic surface
topologies.
Picture: same as above
2)
Name: Zeiss Stemi 200c Binocular microscope with Spot Insight Camera.
Description: Zeiss stereomicroscope with adjustable lighting and camera for imaging that
enables creation of light microscopy microwear images.
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3)
Name: Vacuum chamber
Description: To eliminate bubbles from resins in casts, a large vacuum chamber and vacuum
pump are available.
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4)
Name: Hand-crank centrifuge
Description: To further eliminate bubbles from casts, a hand-crank centrifuge modified to handle
and contain larger specimens is available.
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5)
Name: Microwear molding and casting tools
Description: We have abundant supplies for cleaning, molding, and casting microwear
specimens, including Coltene President Jet polyvinylsiloxane and applicators.
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Other Equipment: without pictures

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