FULBOURN, England, Dec. 9, 2015 — Prior Scientific Instruments Ltd. offers a 47-mm filter sample holder for its H101A microscope stage. By automating filtered sample inspection, automotive engine-wear testing can now be achieved with increased precision, reduced operator error and enhanced imaging productivity. The new sample holder fits on the H101A microscope stage, allowing the filter paper to be analyzed faster with a repeatability of 0.7 μm. Controlled by Prior's ProScan III control system, the stage can be integrated into an automated imaging system, with the potential to lead to considerable savings in both time and money. Manufactured from hard, anodized aluminum with a steel plate cover, the sample holder is designed to hold 47-mm filter papers securely with a viewable area of 45.5 mm in diameter, allowing almost the entire surface to be analyzed.