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This article focuses on the specimen preparation procedures of austenitic manganese steels: sectioning, mounting, and grinding. It provides information on macroexamination and microexamination of a fracture surface, the microstructure and special features of austenitic manganese steels, and the alloying elements used.

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Selçuk Kuyucak, Austenitic Manganese Steel Castings, Metallography and Microstructures, Vol 9, ASM Handbook, Edited By George F. Vander Voort, ASM International, 2004, p 701–708,

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