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Micrograph no
306
Brief description
Fe, C 0.55 (wt%) steel, slow quenched
Keywords
alloy Link to MATTER Glossary entry for alloy, carbon, iron, metal, steel Link to MATTER Glossary entry for steel, Widmanstätten Link to MATTER Glossary entry for Widmanstätten
Categories
Metal or alloy
System
Fe-C-X   Link to phase diagram
Composition
Fe, C 0.55 (wt%)
Standard codes
Reaction
Processing
Slow quenched
Applications
Sample preparation
Nital
Technique
Reflected light microscopy
Length bar
400 μm
Further information
A medium carbon steel that has been slow quenched. It is possible to determine some Widmanst├Ątten ferrite plates at high magnification.
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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