Science at work for industry

Microscopy is a powerful tool, which Cascades R&D uses to understand and solve problems related to contamination, defects and complaints about materials and processes, as well as to develop new products. We have state-of-the-art tools and vast experience in this sector.

Optical microscopy

      Penetration of starch in the mass

Fiber determination (hardwood, softwood and wood species)

Electron microscopy

Customer complaint support | Delamination

  Customer complaint support | Corrosion

  Customer complaint support | Pin holes

    Customer complaint support | Printing

            Components identification

          Contaminants identification

3D microscopy

High-resolution observations of 3D microscopic objects and measurement of surface topography


Identification of metal and mineral components