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NEW! Instructional Videos from ASM Education

View the new videos from expert instructors on different aspects of metallography, such as lab safety, software, etching, beveling and grinding, cutting, and more.

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International Metallographic Contest

The 2017 International Metallographic Contest (IMC) will draw the interest of metallographers around the world, as they compete for the prestigious ASM-IMS Jacquet Lucas Award of $3,000.  The award is endowed by Buehler Ltd. Submit your images to the contest to be held in Pittsburgh, PA, during the 50th Annual IMS Meeting during the Materials Science & Technology (MS&T) conference and exposition,
October 9-12, 2017.

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Call for Papers

Metallography, Microstructure, and Analysis (MMA), the official journal of the International Metallographic Society, is actively seeking manuscripts.

For more information about Metallography, Microstructure, and Analysis, including full instructions for authors, please visit the journal homepage or submit online.


Image of the Month

This image, titled "Cast Iron Striations Under Corrosion", was submitted by Sheri Neva of SEAL Laboratories in El Segundo, California. It was awarded Third Place in Class 5 of the 2015 International Metallographic Contest.


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