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Micrograph no
343
Brief description
Medium carbon, low alloy steel
Keywords
alloy Link to MATTER Glossary entry for alloy, carbon, iron, martensite Link to MATTER Glossary entry for martensite, metal, quenching Link to MATTER Glossary entry for quenching, steel Link to MATTER Glossary entry for steel
Categories
Metal or alloy
System
Fe-C-X   Link to phase diagram
Composition
Fe, C 0.31, Ni 3.0, Cr 0.9, Mn 0.6 (wt%)
Standard codes
BS 653M31, formerly En 23
Reaction
Processing
Normalised
Applications
Sample preparation
Nital
Technique
Reflected light microscopy
Length bar
100 μm
Further information
Microstructure consists of ferrite platelets in a pearlite/bainite matrix.
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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