Evaluation of non-metallic inclusions

METALLOGRAPHIC TEST OF NON-METALLIC INCLUSIONS

Purpose
A microstructural examination is performed in order to define the presence of non-metallic inclusions in steel.

Description
The observation is made at 100X and, by comparison with reference images contained in the standard, it is possible to make a quantitative evaluation of the presence of non-metallic inclusions of a longitudinal section of the steel.

What is it for?
The presence of non-metallic inclusions influences the parameters such as resistance characteristics, workability, the fatigue life of a component; it is therefore important to be aware of the presence of inclusions in the base material.

On what this analysis is performed / sampling
The sample should be obtained from a section of the component as provided in the standard.

Reference Standards
The main reference standards are the UNI 3244  and the ASTM E45.

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