Inverted Microscopes for Grain Size Analysis: Three Factors to Consider

Free Webinar On Demand

Microscopic steel grain size analysis is useful in determining the quality of steel alloys for a given purpose such as building bridges vs railroad rails. This webinar will describe the preparation of the sample, microscope examination of the sample, and analysis of the sample using international standards.



Speaker: Bob Cowden, MSc

Bob Cowden received a BS degree from George Washington University in 1977 and an MS degree from California State University in 1979. He is a veteran of more than 13 years at Leica Microsystems and has more than 25 years of experience in analytical software.

Key Learnings

In this webinar participants will learn:

  • Basic preparation steps (polishing and acid-etching)
  • Microscope examination of samples using different illumination techniques
  • Manual vs semi-automated analysis using international standards (ASTM, ISO, JIS, GOST)

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