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Metallography and Imaging & Analysis

We provide metallographic preparation of samples and development of metallographic procedures for polishing complex specimens.  You can trust the material properties you are observing in mounted specimens are true, and not artifacts of poor metallographic technique, such as material pull-out or lack of edge retention.

We can polish and etch a wide variety and combination of materials with dissimilar properties to a uniform plane.

Examples include:

  • Evaluating the integrity of wear coating systems on impellers
  • Gold-plated silver pins press-fit into a ceramic base with a stainless steel surround
  • Quality control testing for shut off equipment (BOPs, BSRs)
  • Meteorites for the Schenectady Observatory.

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