Ceramic material: metallographic preparation

Ceramics are not metals, yet the preparation techniques for observing the structures are similar. The market for these materials is largely dominated (between 70 and 75%) by applications in electronics.

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Alumina Al2O3, Colloidal Silica Super Finish (SPM), lens x 50

Préparation métallographique céramique, Alumine Al2O3, Super finition à la silice colloïdale (SPM) obj x50


First polishing step:

Second polishing step:

Third polishing step:

Fourth polishing step:

Fifth super finishing step with Colloidal Silica: