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Micrograph no
135
Brief description
High carbon steel
Keywords
alloy Link to MATTER Glossary entry for alloy, bainite Link to MATTER Glossary entry for bainite, carbon, iron, metal, steel Link to MATTER Glossary entry for steel
Categories
Metal or alloy
System
Fe-C-X   Link to phase diagram
Composition
Fe, C 1, Mn 2, Si 1.5, Cr 1.3 (wt%)
Standard codes
Reaction
Processing
Applications
Sample preparation
Electropolished in a mixture of 5% percloric acid, 15 % glycerol and 80% ethanol.
Technique
Transmission electron microscopy (TEM)
Length bar
1.5 μm
Further information
Treated at 1000 centigrade for 15 minutes and then isothermally treated at 250 centigrade for 25 days, end of bainite transformation. This micrograph shows laths of bainitic-ferrite and the austenite thin films trapped between them (dark phase). Reference: Proceedings of International Conference on Martensitic Transformations (ICOMAT '02), Helsinki, Finland, 2002.
Contributor
Dr Carlos Garcia-Mateo
Organisation
Department of Materials Science and Metallurgy, University of Cambridge
Date
21/01/02
Licence for re-use
Attribution-Non-Commercial-Share Alike 2.0 UK: England & Wales
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