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Micrograph no
841
Brief description
Micrograph of base material microstructure: H32 - cold-worked and stabilised to obtain 1/4 hardness.
Keywords
aluminium Link to MATTER Glossary entry for aluminium, magnesium
Categories
Metal or alloy
System
Al-Mg   Link to phase diagram
Composition
Al, Mg 4.5, Mn 0.7 (wt%)
Standard codes
Reaction
Processing
Applications
Typically used in naval industry due to good mechanical properties and due to excellent resistance corrosion in sea water.
Sample preparation
Polished and etched with Weck's reagent (immersed for 7-10s) then rinsed with running water and dried with compressed air.
Technique
Optical microscope, interferential contrast
Length bar
100 μm
Further information
(AA5083-H32 BM x500 Weck's reagent interferential contrast)
Contributor
J Adamowski
Organisation
Department of Production Engineering, Thermoenergetics and Mathematical Models, University of Genoa, Italy
Date
04/07/05
Licence for re-use
Attribution-Non-Commercial-Share Alike 2.0 UK: England & Wales