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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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IMS Education Update
Meet the new chair of the IMS Education Committee, Laura Moyer, and learn more about the commitee and its work.
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International Metallographic Contest
The 2016 International Metallographic Contest (IMC) drew the interest of metallographers around the world, as they competed for the prestigious ASM-IMS Jacquet Lucas Award of $3,000. The award is endowed by Buehler Ltd. The event was held in Columbus, OH, during the 49th Annual IMS Meeting and the Microscopy and Microanalysis Meeting, July 24-28, 2016.
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.
Call for Papers
Members of the ASTM Committee E04 have announced that the Symposium Commemmorating 100 Years of E04 Development of Metallographic Standards is accepting papers for their November 15-17, 2017 event in Atlanta, GA. The symposium will focus on various topics related to metallographic examination, evaluation, and characteriziation of microstructure.
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.