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Metallography, Metallurgical Testing, Microstructural Analysis

Metallography or metallographic analysis is the study of a materials microstructure and can be considered an integral branch for metallurgical testing or for the field of materials science. Microstructural analysis of a material's metallographic microstructure aids in determining if the material has been processed correctly and is therefore a critical step for determining products reliability (Quality Control) and/or for determining why a material failed (Metallographic Failure analysis). Metallurgy is primarily the study of metals, however, many of the principles used for testing metals applies to ceramics, plastics, minerals, computer chips and many other applications which may be more unique such as measuring the age of the fish population in a lake by statistically analyzing the thickness of the ear bone.

Metallographic testing and Material Science failure analysis and quality control testing are used in industries that require produce reliability such as:

Metallurgical Testing Industries using Metallographic Analysis


Metallographic Applications

  • Aerospace
  • Advanced Materials
  • Superalloys
  • Ceramic Matrix Composites
  • Metal Matrix Composites
  • Polymer Matrix Composites
  • Biomedical Devices
  • Medical Implants
  • Materials Science Education
  • Metallurgical Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Aerospace Engineering
  • Electronics
  • Solder Joint analysis
  • Integrated IC chip failure analysis
  • Printed Circuit board or PCB quality control and failure analysis
  • Dielectric layer coating analysis
  • Automotive
  • Heat Treating
  • Metal Fabrication
  • Forging
  • Castings
  • Thermal Spray
  • Welding
  • Powder Metallurgy
  • Deep Drawing
  • Fastener Testing
  • Mining Metallurgical Testing Labs
  • Grain Size Analysis
    • ASTM E112
  • Porosity
    • ASTM A276
  • Phase Analysis
    • ASTM E566
    • ASTM E1245
  • Inclusions
    • ASTM E454
    • ASTM E1245
  • Graphite Nodularity
    • ASTM A247
  • Coating Thickness
    • ASTM B487
  • Decarburization
    • ASTM E1077
  • Welding Analysis
  • HAZ Sensitization
  • Twin Boundaries
  • Cracks
  • Dendrites
  • Corrosion
  • Carburizing thickness
  • Nitriding thickness
  • Intergranular fracture
  • Weld sensitization
  • Flow line stress
  • Microhardness testing
  • Rockwell hardness testing
  • Superficial hardness testing

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