Pages: 36 Published: Jan 2007
AFTER PLANE GRINDING AND FINE GRINDING THE SPECIMEN SURFACE must be polished to obtain the true microstructure or a structure, which is satisfactory for a given analysis. In principle, the surface always will have a certain deformation (artifacts), but if not too deep this can often be removed through the etching of the surface (see Chapter 9). For a thorough description of artifacts and how to avoid them, see Section 13.5/6.
Metallography, Materialography, Preparation methods, Sample preparation, Mechanical polishing, Electrolytic polishing, Cutting, Sectioning, Hot mounting, Cold mounting, Grinding, Polishing, Polishing artifact, Etching, Microscope, Quantitative metallography, Stereology, Vickers hardness, Quality control, Microstructure
Paper ID: MNL11187M