The Design and Equipment of a Metallographic Polishing Machine

The Design and Equipment of a Metallographic Polishing Machine : A Thesis (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from The Design and Equipment of a Metallographic Polishing Machine: A Thesis In the modern development of the iron and steel industry, the science of metallography along with that of chemistry has played a very important part. The work of the chemist would have been far less valuable without the additionai information given by the microscope. Given a piece of steel the chemist could quickly tell what its ultimate analysis might be. He could tell that it contained so much iron, so much carbon, and so much of other elements, but with regard to its ductility, its tensile strength, and its hardness he could say very little. Of the physical properties of metals which make them so important industrially, fully as much has been learned from the proximate structural analysis as revealed by the microscope as from the ultimate analysis of the chemist. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.
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  • Paperback | 44 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 2mm | 73g
  • English
  • Illustrations, black and white
  • 0243095341
  • 9780243095346