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ASTM International - ASTM E1558-09(2014)

Standard Guide for Electrolytic Polishing of Metallographic Specimens

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Organization: ASTM International
Publication Date: 1 October 2014
Status: active
Page Count: 13
ICS Code (Ferrous alloys in general): 49.025.05
ICS Code (Non-ferrous alloys in general): 49.025.15
significance And Use:

4.1 Advantages of Electrolytic Polishing: 

4.1.1 For some metals, a high quality surface finish can be produced that is equivalent to, or better than, that which can be obtained by... View More

scope:

1.1 This guide deals with electrolytic polishing as a means of preparation of specimens for metallographic purposes. Procedures are described for polishing a variety of metals.

Note 1: References (1-133)2 on electrolytic polishing will provide the reader with specific information beyond the scope of this guide.

1.2 The values stated in SI units are to be regarded as standard. No other units of measurement are included in this standard.

1.3 This standard does not purport to address all of the safety concerns, if any, associated with its use. It is the responsibility of the user of this standard to establish appropriate safety and health practices and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use. Specific safety precautions are described in Section 5 and 6.3.1.

Document History

ASTM E1558-09(2014)
October 1, 2014
Standard Guide for Electrolytic Polishing of Metallographic Specimens
1.1 This guide deals with electrolytic polishing as a means of preparation of specimens for metallographic purposes. Procedures are described for polishing a variety of metals. Note 1: References (1-
May 1, 2009
Standard Guide for Electrolytic Polishing of Metallographic Specimens
Advantages of Electrolytic Polishing: For some metals, a high quality surface finish can be produced that is equivalent to, or better than, that which can be obtained by mechanical methods. Once...
June 1, 2004
Standard Guide for Electrolytic Polishing of Metallographic Specimens
1.1 This guide deals with electrolytic polishing as a means of preparation of specimens for metallographic purposes. Procedures are described for polishing a variety of metals. Note 1—References...
October 10, 1999
Standard Guide for Electrolytic Polishing of Metallographic Specimens
1.1 This guide deals with electrolytic polishing as a means of preparation of specimens for metallographic purposes. Procedures are described for polishing a variety of metals. Note 1-References...
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