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Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 9
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2004
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v09.a0003786
EISBN: 978-1-62708-177-1
... Abstract Mounting of the specimen is often desirable or necessary for handling and metallographic polishing after the specimen is cut into an appropriate size. This article illustrates the different mechanical clamps used in mounting small specimens. It provides useful information...
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Published: 01 December 2004
Fig. 6 Sacrificial hand vise showing the piston, shim, and mounted specimen More
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Published: 01 December 2004
Fig. 9 Mounted specimen in a hand vise ready for polishing More
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Published: 31 October 2011
Fig. 15 Specimen and mounting fixture for a cross-tension test. Source: Ref 14 More
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Published: 01 January 2003
Fig. 4 Typical galvanic-corrosion test specimen using a threaded rod for mounting and electrical connection More
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Published: 01 January 2000
Fig. 26 Schematic showing typical specimen-mounting method for the single-filament fiber tension test (ASTM D 3379) More
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Published: 01 January 2001
Fig. 2 Schematic showing typical specimen-mounting method for determining single-filament tensile strength More
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Published: 01 December 1998
Fig. 3 Schematic of taper sectioning (mounting), as applied to a coated specimen. Taper magnification equals the cosecant of taper angle, α. More
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Published: 01 December 1998
Fig. 2 Method of (a) cutting a test specimen from a test button and (b) mounting the test specimen to retain flatness for metallographic examination. Dimensions are in inches. More
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Published: 15 May 2022
Fig. 24 Typical specimen-mounting method for the single-filament fiber tension test (ASTM D 3379) More
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 9
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2004
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v09.a0009072
EISBN: 978-1-62708-177-1
... Abstract This article describes how composite specimens are sectioned, documented, and labeled during sample preparation. The mounting procedures for the specimen are summarized. The article explains sample clamping, which involves not mounting the specimens using an adhesive or casting resin...
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Published: 01 December 2004
Fig. 15 (a) Automated polishing head containing circular sample openings. Notice the smaller sample length in the circular mounts. Also, circular cavities cannot accommodate unmounted composite specimens. The samples in this mount have been made with different mounting resins, which result More
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Published: 01 January 2001
Fig. 2 Preparation steps for the development of a manual polishing mount. (a) Backup sides and three specimens. (b) The mount before bonding with epoxy. (c) Mold with taped ends for retaining mounting resin and holding samples while curing. (d) Mounted specimens ready to polish. (e) Manual More
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Published: 01 December 2004
Fig. 16 Preparation steps for the development of a manual polishing mount. (a) Backup sides with three specimens in the center. (b) Mount before bonding with epoxy. (c) Mold with taped ends for retaining the bonding resin and holding samples while curing. (d) Mounted specimens ready More
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Published: 01 December 2004
Fig. 25 Effect of special techniques for improving edge retention of steel specimens mounted in an epoxy resin. (a) Steel shot incorporated in the mount; specimen finish polished by a standard technique. (b) Edge protected by an electrodeposited coating of nickel; specimen finish polished More
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Published: 01 December 2004
Fig. 5 Steps in the preparation of a taper section. (a) First mount, using an inclined-surface plug. (b) Second mount, using a straight plug. (c) Mounted specimen before turning and grinding. (d) Mounted taper section after turning and grinding. See text for more information. More
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 21
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2001
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v21.a0003464
EISBN: 978-1-62708-195-5
... that it is not destroyed during the removal process or distorted. For thin materials, the specimen must be mounted first to resist deformation and then ground down to size. This grinding operation should also be done with ample cooling water so that the temperature is not increased. Before mounting the specimens...
Series: ASM Handbook Archive
Volume: 11
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2002
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v11.a0003532
EISBN: 978-1-62708-180-1
... Abstract This article provides a discussion on the metallographic techniques used for failure analysis, and on fracture examination in materials, with illustrations. It discusses various metallographic specimen preparation techniques, namely, sectioning, mounting, grinding, polishing...
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Published: 01 December 2004
Fig. 10 Pressure chamber that is used to ensure good wet-out and reduce the size of remaining entrapped air, providing high-quality mounted specimens More
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