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Buehler Announces 2021 Etching and Microstructure Webinar Series

March 31, 2021 webinar features carbon and alloy steels

Published: Thursday, March 25, 2021 - 12:00

(Buehler: Lake Bluff, IL) -- Do you prepare metallographic samples for microstructural analysis? If so, join Buehler for its educational series of webinars covering etching and microstructure.

This webinar series is ideal for metallurgists, metallographers, and metallurgical technicians, engineers, quality control, and laboratory personnel in any metallography facility new to the area or looking for a refresher on fundamental principles.

Buehler presents Etching and Microstructure of Carbon and Alloy Steels Webinar on Wed., March 31, 2021, 10 a.m.–11:30 a.m. Pacific.

This webinar will cover the core principles of etching for microstructural analysis in metallography, including:
• Review fundamental principles of preparation of carbon and alloy steels
• Share recommended preparation routes
• Advise on common preparation problems
• Provide recommendations on etch selection
• Demonstrate microstructures typical of this material group
• Highlight common problems in processing and analysis
• Discuss key techniques to ensure success
• Include a live questions and answers session

Fundamentals in Etching Host will be George Vander Voort, principal of Vander Voort Consulting LLC and consultant to Buehler Ltd.

With more than 50 years of experience in metallography, Vander Voort is now an exclusive consultant to Buehler.

Vander Voort’s experience includes:
• 29 years’ experience in the steel industry
• Past president of the International Metallographic Society
• Past chairman of ASTM Committee E-4 on metallography

Does the webinar interest you, but the date does not suit you? Simply register to receive the recording shortly after the event. Attendees will receive a certificate of participation after the webinar.

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