Particle analyses in an accredited test laboratory

Improve your production quality by optimising production processes using Technical Cleanliness. Gläser CleanTec is your competent contact for this.

With the very latest laboratory equipment, a ten-strong, highly trained laboratory team will investigate your components in the company's own 200 m² cleanroom in accordance with VDA 19.1 and ISO16232. Whether big or small, we can explore your individual requirements and conduct particle analysis on very small parts weighing just milligrams, up to large parts with a total weight of 500 kg.

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The test procedure

The following procedures are performed on your component on our own extraction systems:

Extraction procedure to remove residual particles on your component:
    Internal rinsing
    Oil and liquid analyses
Analysis procedure for recording particles on the measuring system:
    Light microscope analysis
    Raman spectroscopy
    FT-IR spectrosocopy
    Chemical element analysis (SEM/EDS).

In comparison to light microscopic analysis, an even more detailed analysis of your particles can be performed on the scanning electron microscope (SEM). On the scanning electron microscope (SEM), our experts will determine the precise chemical composition of your dirt particles

Other laboratory services on the SEM:

Automated membrane filter counting:
Particle count by size classes and chemical classification of the particles
Identification of individual particles
Investigation of unrecognised residues

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Particle traps for periodic monitoring

Would you like to find out whether a source of dirt is hiding in the immediate environment of your production? Or do you know already that your production is being impaired by dirt, but you cannot find its source? Just install one of our Gläser particle traps for a certain time to identify the source of dirt. Particle traps are used to measure sediment particles from environment contamination.

These result, for example, from internal transport routes, open entrances and windows, or by a particle precipitation by abrasion. Airborne particles will store on the adhesive label of the particle trap and can then be fed to a microscopic analysis. Send the traps to our laboratory and we will count and measure the particles.

Particle stamp for a snapshot

Compared to particle traps, particle stamps are used to measure sediment particles from surface contamination. You can easily stamp the requested surface. In this way you get a snapshot of contamination of a certain place. Detailed results of the contamination can be obtained by a microscopic analysis of the stamp in our laboratory.

With these concrete results, you can introduce measures completely to remedy the contamination. Your production process is cleaner now! More explanations and a detailed manual of particle trap/particle stamp available under “Downloads”.

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