Metallography: Principles and Practice
Appendix I: Etchants for Revealing Microstructure
This appendix contains tables that list the composition and capabilities of etchants that reveal the microstructure of metals and alloys, including aluminum, chromium, cobalt, copper, lead, magnesium, molybdenum, nickel, niobium, palladium, platinum, radioactive metals, rare earth metals, rhenium, rhodium, selenium, tellurium, silicon, silver, tantalum, tin, titanium, tungsten, vanadium, and zinc, as well as carbides, oxides, and nitrides.
Etchants for Revealing Microstructure, Metallography: Principles and Practice, By George F. Vander Voort, ASM International, 1984, p 610–711, https://doi.org/10.31399/asm.tb.mpp.t67850610
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