Microscope Service & Repair

GUIDELINES FOR RMMC SERVICE LEVELS

 

Non-Stereo Compound Systems

Level I

  • External cleaning of objectives
  • Internal optical check of objectives
  • Disassembly of eyepieces with internal/external optical cleaning
  • External cleaning of microscope
  • External cleaning binocular optics
  • Performance check to include: parfocality, parcentration, focusing system response, stage tracking, and head alignment

Level II

  • All services of Level I
  • Cleaning and relubrication of nosepiece, if necessary
  • Cleaning and relubrication of slider assemblies
  • Cleaning of illuminator and collector
  • Cleaning and relubrication of both field and aperture diaphragms, if necessary
  • Stage disassembly, cleaning, and relubrication

Level III

  • All services of Level II
  • Service to coarse focusing mechanism

Level IV

  • All services of Level III
  • Service to fine focusing mechanism
  • Service to viewing head assembly

Note:  This service level involves a total reconditioning of the microscope system.

 

Stereo Microscope Systems

 Level I

  • Topical cleaning of system
  • Cleaning of eyepieces -- external and internal
  • External cleaning of objective lenses
  • Optical alignment check with minor realignments, if necessary
  • Performance check to include: parfocality, parcentration, focusing system response, mag changer operation, and head alignment

Level II

  • All services of Level I
  • Focusing system service
  • Major realignments/recollimation, as required

Level III

  • All services of Level II
  • Service to interior optics (full zoom train, if present)
  • Cleaning and relubrication of diopter collars/focusing eyepieces

Level IV

  • All services of Level III
  • Service to porro prisms/mirror cage assemblies and I.P.D. movement

Note:  This service level involves a total reconditioning of the microscope system.