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Cleanliness Inspector

In every manufacturing process, particle contamination must be kept as low as possible so that there are no functional restrictions of the product. Component cleanliness is crucial and must be measured and assessed. With the expert Evident range of cleanliness inspector solutions, you are able to obtain, process, analyze, and document data for technical component cleanliness inspections, continuously meeting high cleanliness standards.

From development to quality control, Evident cleanliness inspector systems provide accurate performance for maximum productivity. Designed to meet component cleanliness standards, our cleanliness inspectors offer intuitive software to guide you through every step of the inspection process. So, whether you’re an expert or a novice, acquiring cleanliness data is quick, easy, and efficient.

Cleanliness Inspector Products


The CIX100 inspection system is a dedicated, turnkey solution for manufacturers who maintain the highest quality standards for the cleanliness of manufactured components. Quickly acquire, process, and document technical cleanliness inspection data to comply with company and international standards. The system’s intuitive software guides users through each step of the process so even novice operators can acquire cleanliness data quickly and easily.

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Component Cleanliness FAQs

What is the technical cleanliness workflow for component cleanliness inspections?

When using precise components, each must be completely free of contaminants to ensure they’re working properly and at their full potential. When discussing technical cleanliness, we’re referring to the process of measuring levels of particle contamination within a component to help ensure component cleanliness standards are met and users are left with a high-quality end product. The overall component cleanliness inspection workflow can be broken down into six parts, each of which we discuss in our ‘Breaking Down the Technical Cleanliness Workflow’ blog series, which you can visit below for more information. These are:

Cleanliness Inspector Resources

Webinar: Moving Cleanliness into the Digital Age

This webinar discusses how the CIX cleanliness inspection system can solve issues in the cleanliness process reliably and repeatedly.

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Blog: An Introduction to Technical Cleanliness Inspection

This blog covers the basics of component cleanliness inspection, including how technical cleanliness affects a product’s reliability, which application areas require technical cleanliness, and the systems required to conduct technical cleanliness inspections.

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Brochure: Basics of Technical Cleanliness

This brochure describes a typical workflow for technical cleanliness analysis, including analyzing dark contaminants.

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Brochure: Basics of Technical Cleanliness

Brochure: Understanding International Standards for Technical Cleanliness

International cleanliness standards specify methods to evaluate the cleanliness of component parts, as well as methods to prepare the filter membrane samples. Company-specific cleanliness standards are usually a variation of an international standard.

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Brochure: Understanding International Standards for Technical Cleanliness

Brochure: Hardware Accessories

Different cleanliness inspection applications require sample holders with either circular or rectangular inspection areas. This includes holders with white or black backgrounds for filter membranes with a diameter of 25 mm, 47 mm, and 55 mm; holders for tape lift sampling; holders with a flat surface for metallurgy applications; and holders for particle traps.

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Brochure: Hardware Accessories

Other Blogs:

Speed Up Your Metallurgical Image Analysis Using This Simple Setup
The Essential Guide to Fast Technical Cleanliness Inspections
5 Ways the OLYMPUS CIX100 Cleanliness Inspector Delivers Reproducible Results
A Picture Is Worth a Thousand Words in Component Cleanliness Inspections
An Overview of the Washing Method in Component Cleanliness Inspections
Direct Liquid Filtration: Best Practices for Fluid Sampling in Cleanliness Analysis
What Is Tape Lift Sampling?
Particle traps for technical cleanliness inspections (will be published soon)
7 Capabilities That Make Technical Cleanliness Inspections Easy for Novice Operators
How Clean is Your Syringe?

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