Member Benefits

Member Benefits

A multifaceted approach to help shape your career!

IMS, the International Metallographic Society, was established in 1967, but has roots back to the Manhattan Project. IMS members are involved in the examination, analysis, characterization, structure, and evaluation of metals and other materials. By joining, members have access to this close-knit network of metallographers, failure analysts, and microstructure experts.

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IMS members enjoy these benefits:

IMS members also have full access to ASM member benefits, including:

  • Discounts on all ASM education courses, conferences, and publications
  • Monthly ASM member magazine Advanced Materials & Processes with special metallography focus issues

  • Affinity programs featuring special discounts on auto & home insurance, life insurance, credit cards, shipping and more

  • Free online access to:

    • ASM Career Center and online article archive

    • Free member access to the ASM Online reference products such as the ASM Handbooks Desk Edition online, and discounts on full Handbooks Online, Alloy Center Online, and Micrograph Center Online

    • ASM online membership directory

If you're involved with the fabrication, performance, behavior, analysis, or evaluation of materials, then you need to join IMS.