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Macroscopy

Background

Macroscopic techniques including etching, sulphur printing and fractography can provide important information regarding metallic samples. A range of equipment including digital cameras, light sources and a low power stereo zoom microscope are available to support such investigations.

Equipment
Nikon SMZ800 stereo zoom microscope
  • Zoom: x1 to x6.3
  • Eyepieces: x10
  • Beam splitter with C-mount camera adapter
  • Coaxial episcopic illuminator
  • Maximum sample height: 300mm
  • Maximum sample depth: 300mm
Volpi Intralux 5000-1 Cold Light Source
  • Light source: halogen reflector
  • Constant colour temperature
  • Ring illuminator
  • Filters: red, green, blue, yellow, daylight
Nikon SMZ800 microscope
Nikon SMZ800 stereo zoom microscope and Volpi
Intralux 5000-1 cold light source
Standards
ASTM E-340-00Standard Test Method for Macroetching Metals and Alloys
ASTM E381-01Standard Method of Macroetch Testing Steel Bars, Billets, Blooms, and Forgings
ASTM E1180-94(1998)Standard Practice for Preparing Sulfur Prints for Macrostructural Examination

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