Text icon  TALAT Lecture 1202: Metallography of Aluminium Alloys

 
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Description: This lecture aims at providing a survey of the metallographic techniques available for the examination of aluminium and its alloys. The information must be sufficient to be sure that the students and the users are able to choose the most suitable technique to solve their problems in the examination of samples. The lecture should contain a direct understanding of the main problems in the metallography of the different classes of aluminium materials.
Keywords: metallography • sample preparation • grinding • polishing • etching • anodising • electropolishing • dimpling • ion milling • polarised light • electron channelling • interference contrast • high resolution electron microscopy • SEM • TEM • HREM • HVEM • optical microscopy • high voltage electron microscopy • commercial purity • wrought alloys • foundry alloys • aluminium • european aluminium association • EAA • TALAT • Training in Aluminium Application Technologies • training • metallurgy • technology • lecture
Categories: Science approaches > Microstructure
Materials > Metals & alloys > Aluminium & alloys
Testing, analysis & experimentation > Metallography
Created by: European Aluminium Association, Brussels
E Cerri, University of Ancona
E Evangelista, University of Ancona
Published by: European Aluminium Association, Brussels
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Date created: 01 January 1999
Date added: 24 September 2009
Package: TALAT Lectures
Resource ID: 2104