Selection of Compression Mounting Compounds

3 Color Sample

Selection of the correct mounting compound can make all the difference in achieving high quality preparation. Edge retention compounds such as EpoMet have excellent hardness and shrinkage properties, and are best for hard materials where edge inspection is required as well as for resistance to strong chemical etches. Phenocure is the lowest cost option, and …

Hardness Conversions

Hardness Conversion

Need to produce Brinell hardness values with your Rockwell tester? Hardness conversion makes it possible. Depending on application and availability, different hardness test equipment is used, each presenting their results in a different hardness-scale (e.g., Vickers, Rockwell or Brinell). Too often there is a need to present the hardness results in a different scale than …

Buehler Focuses on Education Around the Globe

Composite Post April 2016

Buehler is sponsoring a free webinar on the “Right” and “Wrong” Ways of Material Preparation. This webinar is aimed at Metallographers, Material testers, Material engineers and others who carry out sample preparation for different industries. The seminar will address common preparation problems. It will also highlight various key parameters to consider in sectioning, mounting and …