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Micrograph no
227
Brief description
Normalised steel
Keywords
alloy Link to MATTER Glossary entry for alloy, carbon, hypoeutectoid Link to MATTER Glossary entry for hypoeutectoid, iron, metal, pearlite Link to MATTER Glossary entry for pearlite, steel Link to MATTER Glossary entry for steel
Categories
Metal or alloy
System
Fe-C-X   Link to phase diagram
Composition
Fe, C 0.4 (wt%)
Standard codes
Reaction
Processing
Normalised
Applications
Sample preparation
Nital
Technique
Reflected light microscopy
Length bar
400 μm
Further information
A hypoeutectoid alloy steel, normalised, producing a microstructure of allotriomorphic ferrite nucleated on the prior austenite grain boundaries, with the remainder pearlite.
Contributor
Dr R F Cochrane
Organisation
Department of Materials, University of Leeds
Date
04/09/02
Licence for re-use
Attribution-Non-Commercial-Share Alike 2.0 UK: England & Wales
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