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ASM Handbook Volume 10: Materials Characterization

Published: 1986

Buy this easy-to-understand reference on modern analytical techniques on Materials Characterization. More than 950 illustrations and 95 tables emphasize the practical rather than theoretical. Most common applications and limitations of each method.

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ASM Handbook Volume 9: Metallography and Microstructures

Published: 2004

Buy this handbook which is recommended for anyone who specifies, performs, monitors, evaluates, or uses metallurgical analysis for production QC, research, or educational training. Important updates reflecting the substantial changes in automation, equipment, consumable products and preparation methodology, as well as new metals, alloys and manufacturing technologies that have emerged since 1985.

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Light Microscopy of Carbon Steels

Published: 1999
Authors: L.E. Samuels

With a wealth of micrographs and the explanatory text to make them really useful, this book is a "must have" reference for all persons who select or evaluate steels. Each micrograph is accompanied by data on the composition, condition, etchant, and magnification.

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Metallographer's Guide: Practices and Procedures for Irons and Steels

Published: 2002
Authors: Bruce L. Bramfitt, Arlan O. Benscoter

Provides a solid overview of the important metallurgical concepts related to the microstructures of irons and steels, and it provides detailed guidelines for the proper metallographic techniques used to reveal, capture, and understand microstructures.

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Metallographic Etching, 2nd Edition

Published: 1999
Authors: G. Petzow

An outstanding guide to etchants and electrolytic polishing solutions used by metallographers to reveal the structure of nearly any material ever prepared and examined.

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