Accession Number : AD0699723

Title :   ON THE USE OF COLOUR ETCHING TECHNIQUES FOR STAINLESS STEELS (Ueber die Anwendung von Farbaetzungen bei Rostfreien Staehlen),

Corporate Author : SASKATCHEWAN UNIV SASKATOON COLL OF ENGINEERING

Personal Author(s) : Le May,Iain ; White,William E.

Report Date : 1969

Pagination or Media Count : 12

Abstract : It was shown that with careful control of etching procedures, colour etchants can be successfully employed to distinghish between ferrite, sigma phase and carbides in austenitic steels. Detailed procedures to achieve this are outlined. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*STAINLESS STEEL, PHASE STUDIES), (*ETCHING, STAINLESS STEEL), AUSTENITE, VISUAL INSPECTION, CANADA

Subject Categories : Properties of Metals and Alloys
      Test Facilities, Equipment and Methods

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE