This standard was last reviewed and confirmed in 2017. Therefore this version remains current.
ISO 8578:2012 specifies the format for the marking of data or symbols for optical characteristics on microscope objectives and eyepieces and the positioning of the data. It makes recommendations for the marking of additional information, particularly colour coding of rings designating the magnification of objectives and the immersion media with which they are used.
Status: PublishedPublication date: 2012-06
Edition: 2Number of pages: 4
Technical Committee: ISO/TC 172/SC 5 Microscopes and endoscopes
- ICS :
- 37.020 Optical equipment
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ISO 8578:1997/Cor 1:2002
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