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Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 1984
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.mpp.t67850562
EISBN: 978-1-62708-260-0
...Abstract Abstract This appendix provides detailed information on the processes and procedures used in electrolytic polishing. It lists important process parameters, including time, temperature, voltage, and current density, as well as the recipes of electrolytic solutions used. The information...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 July 2009
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.bcp.t52230199
EISBN: 978-1-62708-298-3
... to achieve optimal polishing conditions. Polishing times are approximately 1 min for each wheel. Vibratory polishing and electrolytic polishing of beryllium have also been used [ Buchheit et al. 1959 ]. The hard constituents are readily chipped and pulled out of the matrix and may seriously scratch...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 1984
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.mpp.t67850541
EISBN: 978-1-62708-260-0
...Abstract Abstract This appendix contains recipes of the electrolytic solutions in which various metals are polished in preparation for metallographic examination. electrolyte electromechanical polishing ...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 1984
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.mpp.t67850060
EISBN: 978-1-62708-260-0
...Abstract Abstract This chapter explains how to prepare metallographic samples for light microscopy and how to anticipate and avoid related problems. It describes standard practices and procedures for sectioning, mounting, grinding, and polishing and identifies common defects along...
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Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 April 2013
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.imub.t53720161
EISBN: 978-1-62708-305-8
... is usually conducted using a rotating wheel . Mechanical Polishing Electrolytic Polishing Chemical Polishing Metallographic etching encompasses all processes used to reveal particular structural characteristics of a metal that are not evident in the as-polished condition. Examination...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 March 2002
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.mgppis.t60400169
EISBN: 978-1-62708-258-7
... Types of Desiccators Desiccants Other Means of Specimen Storage Cleaning the Specimen Polishing Cloths Polishing Discs Polishing Abrasives Manual (Hand) Polishing Automatic Polishing Microprocessor-Controlled Grinding/Polisher Machines Electrolytic Polishing Polishing...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 1984
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.mpp.9781627082600
EISBN: 978-1-62708-260-0
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Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 1984
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.mpp.t67850165
EISBN: 978-1-62708-260-0
... products or staining is a problem, as with titanium alloys. Etching time is usually determined empirically, although in well-defined situations, as in electrolytic etching, the specified times generally produce acceptable results. If the polished surface is faceup in the reagent, the surface can...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 March 2002
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.mgppis.t60400087
EISBN: 978-1-62708-258-7
... difficult. An ultrasonic cleaner should be available to remove polishing debris from the specimen after polishing. The polishing area should also have equipment for electrolytic polishing/etching located within a hood, because some materials, such as Hadfield steel and certain stainless steels, require...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 March 2002
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.mgppis.9781627082587
EISBN: 978-1-62708-258-7
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Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2000
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.ttg2.t61120085
EISBN: 978-1-62708-269-3
... in the approximate range of 18–38 °C (65–100 °F), and with stainless steel cathodes. Absolute SD-3A or SD-30 ethanol can be substituted for absolute ethanol. (b) One of the best electrolytes for universal use. (c) Polish only. (d) Electrolyte and voltage for electropolishing as described...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 March 2002
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.mgppis.t60400215
EISBN: 978-1-62708-258-7
... Quick reference guide to common electrolytic etchants for stainless steels Table 8.4 Quick reference guide to common electrolytic etchants for stainless steels Etchant To reveal or enhance General microstructure (unknown beforehand) Oxalic acid solution Austenite grains...
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Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2008
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.ssde.t52310193
EISBN: 978-1-62708-286-0
... water or a hydrocarbon solvent Wax and oil polishes minimize fingerprinting. Glass cleaner is appropriate for mirror finishes. Grease, oil Hydrocarbon solvent Alkaline cleaners may also be used in severe cases but may require cleaning the entire surface to maintain visual uniformity. More...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 July 2009
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.bcp.t52230493
EISBN: 978-1-62708-298-3
... a composition as given in Table 27.3 . Rich electrolyte is similar except for higher concentrations of copper and lower concentrations of acid. The copper electrolyte is polish filtered before electrowinning. Typical composition of electrolytes in flowsheet A (<xref rid="t52230493-f1" ref-type="fig">Fig...
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Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 November 2013
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.mfub.t53740325
EISBN: 978-1-62708-308-9
...Abstract Abstract This chapter covers a wide range of finishing and coating operations, including cleaning, honing, polishing and buffing, and lapping. It discusses the use of rust-preventative compounds, conversion coatings, and plating metals as well as weld overlay, thermal spray...
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Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 1984
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.mpp.t67850267
EISBN: 978-1-62708-260-0
... structural details. The types of surfaces examined by these techniques include the following: As-polished surfaces (inclusions and precipitates) As-polished surfaces of optically anisotropic metals Relief-polished, unetched surfaces Etched surfaces The technique used depends...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 March 2001
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.secwr.9781627083157
EISBN: 978-1-62708-315-7
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Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 August 1999
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.lmcs.t66560453
EISBN: 978-1-62708-291-4
... Persulfate Aqueous Picric Acid Bisulfite Bromine-Methyl Alcohol Chemical Polish Copper Sulfate-Chloride Cupric Chloride-Ferric Chloride Cupric Chloride-Hydrochloric Acid Electrolytic Ammonium Nitrate Ethereal Picral Hydrochloric Acid (50%) Hydrochloric Acid-Alcohol Nitric...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2015
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.tpmpa.t54480141
EISBN: 978-1-62708-318-8
... grinding is preferred. However, dry grinding can be used if care is exercised to avoid overheating of the specimen. Polishing can be accomplished using electrolytic, mechanical, and vibratory methods. In titanium alloys, either the alpha or the beta phase can be the matrix, depending on alloy...
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Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2015
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.cpi2.t55030039
EISBN: 978-1-62708-282-2
.... If electrolyte can be rigorously excluded from these regions, crevice corrosion is not possible, as one of the requirements for corrosion has been removed. Unfortunately, achieving and maintaining such complete exclusion of electrolyte is often impossible, so an appreciation of crevice corrosion becomes...