Metallurgy Research Centre

  • 17 de febrero de 2017

Workshop “Metallography and sample preparation techniques”

A total of 80 technicians from companies, technology centers and universities have taken part in the workshops held at the IK4-AZTERLAN Metallurgical Research Center from February 14 to 17, with the main objective set on optimizing current sample preparation processes and different metallography techniques.

The collaboration of specialists from the companies IZASA SCIENTIFIC, METKON, EMCOTEST and NIKON, along with the with technicians from IK4-AZTERLAN and from the TABIRA Foundry Institute, has allowed to explore various materialographic techniques, focusing on the cutting, assembly, grinding and polishing operations, along with the subsequent microscopy and image analysis techniques and hardness tests in metallic materials.