metallographic test


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metallographic test

[mə′tal·ə‚graf·ik ′test]
(metallurgy)
A test to determine the structural composition of a metal as shown at low and high magnification and by x-ray diffraction methods; tests include macroexamination, microexamination, and x-ray diffraction studies.
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The validity of the porosity image was verified by destructive metallographic test methods.
A set of material tests, such as: chemical composition analysis, metallographic tests, tensile testing at ambient temperature, were carried out.
Metallographic tests were made with the use of the optical microscopy.
The next stage for the characterisation of the tested materials was to conduct metallographic tests of the material's structure.
Additional metallographic tests conducted using the SEM have demonstrated that the inclusions are mainly sulphur compounds (MnS, FeS) and silicones.