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Micrograph no
28
Brief description
Fe, C 0.9 (wt%), martensite
Keywords
alloy Link to MATTER Glossary entry for alloy, carbon, iron, martensite Link to MATTER Glossary entry for martensite, metal, steel Link to MATTER Glossary entry for steel
Categories
Metal or alloy
System
Fe-C-X   Link to phase diagram
Composition
Fe, C 0.9 (wt%)
Standard codes
Reaction
Processing
Water quenched from 800 °C
Applications
Sample preparation
Etched in 3% nital
Technique
Scanning electron microscopy (SEM)
Length bar
10 μm
Further information
This SEM image of the martensite microstructure clearly shows the intermingled laths.
Contributor
Prof T W Clyne
Organisation
Department of Materials Science and Metallurgy, University of Cambridge
Date
25/10/01
Licence for re-use
Attribution-Non-Commercial-Share Alike 2.0 UK: England & Wales
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