Blogs and Articles for Metallography

thermosetting resins troubleshooting By: Kemet 3rd June 2020

Microstructure Analysis

In order to subject a material to structural analysis, it must be prepared according to the requirements of metallography...

What is Metallography? By: Kemet 22nd April 2020

What is Metallography?

Metallography is the study of materials microstructure. Analysis of a materials microstructure helps us determining...

The Use of Colloidal Silica in Surface Preparation By: Kemet 2nd May 2019

The Use of Colloidal Silica in Surface Preparation

Unlike standard abrasive slurries, colloidal silica falls into a category called C.M.P, or Chemical Mechanical Polishing. It’s common in...

thermosetting resins troubleshooting By: Kemet 8th August 2017

Thermosetting Resins Troubleshooting

The most important properties of a hot mounting compound are...

metallurgy catalogue By: Kemet 19th October 2016

NEW Materialographic Catalogue

Hot off the press comes Kemet International’s new catalogue detailing our extensive range of Materialographic Equipment and Consumables.

thin section preparation By: Kemet 16th August 2016

Thin Section Preparation

Our helpful guide on the initial stage of preparing thin sections - Abrasive Cutting

metallography etching By: Kemet 26th July 2016

Metallography Etching

Etching of the metal surface is done to make visible the crystalline structure of the metal and to produce optical contrast between the various constituents...

polishing metallography specimens By: Kemet 5th July 2016

Polishing Metallography Specimens

Each sample may require a different approach depending on the material, size, finish required and machinery available. In general, a metallographic sample is initially...

micrologue metallography By: Kemet 28th June 2016

Metallographic Sample Preparation

Kemet Micrologue contains a number of case studies describing various sample preparation methods and the results obtained by applying these methods.

coated abrasivesBy: Kemet 7th October 2015

Coated Abrasive Sample Chart

All coated abrasives can be supplied with non-adhesive or easy peel off backing.

metallic polishing pads By: Kemet 16th January 2015

Unique Flexible Metallic Fibre Backed Polishing Pads

5 Reasons why you should use the NEW Kemet Magnetic Polishing System...

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