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Micrograph no
843
Brief description
Micrograph of base metal. T6 - solution heat treated and artificially aged.
Keywords
aluminium Link to MATTER Glossary entry for aluminium, magnesium, silicon Link to MATTER Glossary entry for silicon
Categories
Metal or alloy
System
Al-Mg-Si
Composition
Al, Mg 1, Si 0.8, Mn 0.5 (wt%)
Standard codes
Reaction
Processing
Applications
Sample preparation
Polished and etched with Keller's reagent (swabbed for 15-20s) then rinsed with running water and dried with compressed air.
Technique
Optical microscope, reflected light
Length bar
250 μm
Further information
(AA6013-T6 BM x100 Keller's reagent)
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