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Grinding and Polishing of Sample Materials for Microstructural Analysis and Hardness Testing

​Learn grinding and polishing techniques from an expert.

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Grinding and Polishing of Sample Materials for Microstructural Analysis and Hardness Testing

​Learn grinding and polishing techniques from an expert.

After sectioning the sample, the lab technician must use a series of grinding and polishing steps to remove deformation and cracks to expose the true microstructure. After mechanical preparation, the sample should be scratch-free, free from deformation, and ready for the microscope or hardness tester! Please join us as we discuss the basics of grinding and polishing sample materials. We will also discuss tips and tricks to solve some common preparation issues. 

Attendees will learn about:
• Types of abrasives used for grinding and polishing
• Choosing preparation surfaces based on material
• How to adjust common preparation parameters, like force, rpm, dosing, and time
• Water-free preparation for water-sensitive materials
• Tips and tricks for common preparation problems

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  • Topic

    General materialography

  • Language

    English

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