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What's New

Metallography of Steels is released

This book is a combination of a metallographic atlas for steels and cast irons and an introductory textbook covering the fundamentals of phase transformations and heat treatment of these materials. Every important stage of processing, from casting to cold working is clearly discussed and copiously illustrated with metallographs that show the obtained structures, both desired and those achieved when deviations occur. A valuable companion even for experienced steel practitioners.​​​​​​​

IMS Announces Winner of 2017 IMS Buehler Technical Paper Award

Muecklich & Odette named ASM Fellows and Black a recipient for Bronze Medal

2018 Sorby Lecturer is Prof. Jan Ludwik Cwajna

ASM Launches New Digital Courses:

Mechanical Properties and Their Measurement 

Materials Characterization and the Selection Process

International Metallographic Contest
Entry Deadline: October 2, 2018

The 2018 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 Columbus, OH, during the 51th Annual IMS Meeting during the Materials Science & Technology (MS&T) conference and exposition, October 14-18, 2018.

Learn more about submission rules and guidelines >

See 2017 IMC Winners List >

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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