Macroscopic and microscopic examination methods represent an important part of the quality assurance and damage analysis. For example if it is about the analysis of structural conditions (metallography), the evaluation of fracture characteristics (fractography), the examination of corrosion and wearing damages or the control of surfaces. The GWP offers their customers a wide range of testing services in the sector of microscopic examinations. In Munich, Leipzig and Dillingen modernly equipped laboratories with macro stands, reflected-light microscopes, and scanning electron microscopes with EDX are available. Via image analysis measurements, grain size determinations, graphite classifications, coat thickness measuring, phase analysis, particle metering, etc. are succeeded.