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    MNL46

    Purpose of Examination

    Published: Jan 2007


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    Abstract

    FOR A GIVEN MATERIAL SEVERAL PREPARATION METHODS WILL USUally be available, however, the correct method should be chosen based on the purpose of examination. For this reason, a number of relevant purposes are stated with each material/method in the Material/Preparation Tables, (see Section 13.2.3).

    Keywords:

    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


    Committee/Subcommittee: E04.93

    DOI: 10.1520/MNL11192M