Microscopes

  • Inspection Microscope
    An inspection microscope is often used in any type of chemical or biological processing plant for the purposes of failure analysis or process control, among others. These are the "big boys," as far as....
  • Gemology
    If you're a new fan of gemology, the first piece of equipment you'll need to get is a microscope. There are many uses in gemology for a microscope, such as classification of stones, gemstone identific....
  • Educational Microscopes
    Educational microscopes are any kind of microscope that is used as a teaching aid. There is nothing quite like educational microscopes for opening up the unseen worlds of science and technology to the....
  • Binocular Microscopes
    Binocular microscopes have two eyepieces instead of one, and are designed to give the viewer a better image of the specimen. You can't get a stereo view of an image unless you are using binocular micr....
  • Dissecting Microscopes
    Dissecting microscopes are also called lab microscopes. They are a wonderful teaching aid, but in any case fall under the category of educational microscopes. A dissecting microscope is the type of mi....
  • Monocular Microscopes
    Some microscopes have one eyepiece and some have two. Those with only one are known as monocular microscopes. You would think that binocular microscopes, as those with two eyepieces are called, would ....
  • Compound Light Microscopes
    The bright field microscope is another term for the light microscope, the most basic form of microscope, and this classification includes the category of compound light microscopes. These microscopes ....
  • Microscope Suppliers
    When you buy a microscope, it's always best to check out what's available at several different microscope suppliers. Even if you're intending to buy a used microscope, looking at what's on sale in the....
  • Blood Microscope
    A blood microscope is nearly always some kind of compound light microscope, that is commonly used for the purpose of examining any kind of biological specimen. The famous microscope maker, Zeiss, prod....
  • Jeweler's Microscope
    Most people's idea of a jeweler's microscope is the jeweler's loupe. This is a small magnifying glass set in an eyepiece and used by jewelers everywhere for on-the-spot examination of gems. Today, tho....