Our experienced Microscopy team and wide technical capability has led us to be recognised as a leading provider of foreign material analysis, contaminant identification, and structural and microstructural characterisation of products. 

Our Expertise - Microscopy

Our scientists have years of experience in sample analysis, covering a broad range of materials. Whether you need us to help solve research and production issues, identify foreign matter, or investigate structure-property relationships, we have the expertise, capability, techniques and equipment to deliver.

We conduct microscopic analysis using techniques including: light microscopy, Energy Dispersive X-ray (EDX), Scanning Electron Microscopy (SEM), x-ray tomography, Fourier Transform Infra-Red (FT-IR) spectroscopy, confocal microscopy and particle size analysis.

Food Contamination under the Microscope - Video 

Watch the video below to find out how microscopy is used in typical foreign body investigations.

More Resources

Specialist Scientific Services - RSSL Brochure
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Metallic Contamination Identification Using a Portable XRF - Case Study
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Specialist Pharmaceutical Services - RSSL Brochure
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Advancing the Understanding of Emulsions in Food Products Using State of the Art Microscopy - White Paper
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For any questions regarding our services, getting a proposal or submitting samples, please contact the team on:

t: +44 (0)118 918 4076
e: enquiries@rssl.com