Medical implants are increasingly used today, stemming from newer alloy developments and manufacturing techniques, such as additive manufacturing, necessitating a closer outlook at their microstructure usually with good mechanical strength, wear and corrosion resistant properties. Metallographic preparation of these components allows thorough inspection of microstructures, coatings (mainly hydroxyapatite) and potential imperfections from new manufacturing techniques. […]
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Introduced by Buehler at Heat Treat 2017 Grinding and Polishing of Samples Simplified Lake Bluff, IL, Buehler, a global industrial manufacturer of value added consumables and testing equipment is introducing the EcoMet 30 Semi-Automatic and Manual Grinder Polisher for use in heat treat, automotive, aerospace, and electronic laboratory environments where fast reliable results are required in production environments. […]
Berg to Represent Buehler in Material Preparation and Hardness in expanded US territory Lake Bluff, IL Buehler announces the expansion of a sales and service partnership with Berg Engineering, a distributor of material testing equipment since 1969. Berg has been selling and supporting the Wilson brand of hardness equipment since 2000. With the partnership, Berg’s […]
See them in Action at the Material Science and Technology Show October 8-12, 2017 at Lawrence Convention Center in Pittsburgh, PA Lake Bluff, Illinois… Buehler is demonstrating the Magnetic Backed Polishing Cloths to simplify the polishing process at the Material Science and Technology Show. The show is held at the David L. Lawrence Convention Center […]
A study shows an operator time savings of 86% for making and measuring indents in three locations of crank pins and journals when using automation compared to manual testing. There was less part manipulation, fewer errors in data transcription and lower variability between operators performing tests. Click here to view the full article.