TEM TRAINING COURSE
“Fundamentals of Asbestos by Transmission Electron Microscopy”
Course Dates: Course Dates for 2013 TBD
This 3-day course includes basic instruction in sample preparation and hands-on use
of the transmission electron microscope.
The course features electron diffraction featuring indexing and pattern matching, discussion of asbestos in air, water, dust, bulk materials, soil, vermiculite and talc.
In addition, it also includes information about the asbestiform vs. non-asbestos issue.
Who Should Attend: Analysts and laboratory managers who are involved with the analysis of samples for asbestos fibers. A basic knowledge of microscopy is helpful, but not required.
Class Size: Limited to 6 students to allow considerable hands-on microscopy experience with the methods.
Cost: $1500 – Lab fees, course materials & lunches are included in the cost of the course.
Dust and Water Methods
Identification of Asbestos by TEM
Analysis by TEM
Air Sample Collection and Preparation
James R. Millette, Ph.D.
Steven P. Compton, Ph.D.
MVA Scientific Consultants
3300 Breckinridge Boulevard
Duluth, GA 30096
Call Dr. Millette at 770.662.8509