Blogs and Articles for Metallography

Why non-destructive testing is importantBy: Kemet 16th June 2022

Why non-destructive testing is important?

NDT is one of the most crucial and important parts of the quality control and quality assurance department...

why is metallurgy importantBy: Kemet 2nd June 2022

Metallurgy technology and its applications

The development of metallurgy has yielded great results in the development of technology, and we have developed new materials that can be...

Why Material Characterisation is importantBy: Kemet 19th May 2022

Why Material Characterisation is important?

Keeping in view the needs of future research and development challenges, efficient and robust characterisation techniques...

Material Testing MethodsBy: Kemet 22nd April 2022

Mechanical Testing Methods

One of the important attributes of materials are their strength characteristics. Many different tools for measuring...

thermosetting resins troubleshootingBy: 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 PreparationBy: 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 troubleshootingBy: Kemet 8th August 2017

Thermosetting Resins Troubleshooting

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

metallurgy catalogueBy: 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 preparationBy: Kemet 16th August 2016

Thin Section Preparation

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

metallography etchingBy: 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 specimensBy: 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 metallographyBy: 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 padsBy: 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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