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Metallography Lab
Sample Preparation
The Metallography Lab is equipped to handle all aspects of sample preparation from bulk samples cutting to special polishing and etching techniques. Samples may be submitted to the MetLab by the entire NASA community as well as outside industry.

Variety of prepared samples
 
Above: A large variety of sample sizes and shapes can be accommodated in the Met Lab.
 

Capabilities
Technician cutting sample Cutting
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Mounted samples in the Met Lab Mounting
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Sample polishing in the Met Lab Polishing
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SiC etched sample after preparation Plamsa Etching
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Ceramic composite after interference layering Interference Layering
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Last Updated: August 19, 2008