With the naked eye you can observe many things: a broken chain, a leaking pipe, a clogged pipe or a damaged plate. To determine the cause of failure it is often needed to use advanced equipment and applied scientific theories to help human senses.

To investigate if an event happened on macro - scale, is the result of a process on micro level, frequently even a professional light microscope is not sufficient. To investigate the hyper small MCI has an advanced SEM (Scanning Electron Microscopy) and EDX (Energy Dispersive X -ray) facility in house. For technical details: read more.