Grinding and Polishing of Sample Materials for Microstructural Analysis and Hardness Testing

Start Date:12/14/2021

Start Time:2:00 PM EST

Duration:60 minutes

Abstract:

After sectioning the sample, the lab technician must use a series of grinding and polishing steps to remove deformation and cracks to expose the true microstructure. After mechanical preparation, the sample should be scratch-free, free from deformation, and ready for the microscope or hardness tester! Please join us as we discuss the basics of grinding and polishing sample materials. We will also discuss tips and tricks to solve some common preparation issues.

This webinar will cover:
  • Types of abrasives used for grinding and polishing
  • Choosing preparation surfaces based on material
  • How to adjust common preparation parameters, like force, rpm, dosing levels, and time
  • Water-free preparation for water-sensitive materials


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Speaker

Kelsey Torboli

Applications Engineer

Struers Inc.

Kelsey Torboli attended The Ohio State University for her Bachelor of Science in Materials Science and Engineering. After graduation, she worked as a Metallurgist helping sell raw materials to steel mills for a company out of Buffalo, NY. Since 2013, Kelsey has worked as an Applications Engineer at Struers Inc. in Westlake, Ohio. At Struers, she provides technical support to our sales team and customers.

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