Metallography laboratory

Structure of a weld seam in austenitic steel (etching: Lichtenegger-Bloech)
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Structure of a weld seam in austenitic steel (etching: Lichtenegger-Bloech)

Equipment

  • cutting and embedding machines
  • modular grinding and polishing machine
  • chemistry and etching laboratory
  • macro photography and stereo microscopy
  • inverse reflected light microscopy for structure analysis
  • image archive and analysis software
  • fully and semiautomatic micro hardness testers (Vickers, Knoop)