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Micrograph no
44
Brief description
Fe, C 0.2 (wt%), explosively deformed - mechanical twins
Keywords
alloy Link to MATTER Glossary entry for alloy, carbon, iron, mechanical twins Link to MATTER Glossary entry for mechanical twins, metal, steel Link to MATTER Glossary entry for steel, twinning Link to MATTER Glossary entry for twinning
Categories
Metal or alloy
System
Fe-C-X   Link to phase diagram
Composition
Fe, C 0.2 (wt%)
Standard codes
Reaction
Processing
Explosively deformed
Applications
Sample preparation
Technique
Reflected light microscopy
Length bar
80 μm
Further information
This sample was explosively deformed so that there was insufficient time for dislocation motion to occur. Hence, mechanical twins are produced despite the b.c.c. structure of mild steel.
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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