Scanning electron micrograph of microfibre cloth

Scanning electron micrograph of microfibre cloth

H120/0255 Rights Managed

Request low-res file

530 pixels on longest edge, unwatermarked

Request/Download high-res file

Uncompressed file size: 51.4MB

Downloadable file size: 3.4MB

Price image Pricing

Please login to use the price calculator


Credit: SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY

Caption: Microfibre cloth. Coloured Scanning Electron Micrograph of a synthetic microfibre cloth used to clean spectacle lenses. This nylon-polyester com- posite contains bundles of extremely thin fibres that have partly split into individual strands. The wedge-shaped fibres are so thin that they can scoop up the fine layer of oil and dirt that accu- mulates on spectacle lenses - unlike other fabrics which merely spread the oil around. Their soft texture prevents scratching, which also makes them suitable for polishing coated plastic lenses. This is a cross-section of a cloth, made by freezing in liquid nitrogen and cutting with a very sharp raz- or blade. Magnification: x2,000 at 5x7xm size. x5120 at 8x9"

Release details: Model release not required. Property release not required.

Keywords: cloth, fabric, fibre, glass-cleaning cloth, lens cleaner, lens-cleaning cloth, material, materials, micro, microfibre, sem, spectacle

Licence fees: A licence fee will be charged for any media (low or high resolution) used in your project.