Imaging of powders, as-built samples, and metallographic sections for microstructural analysis.
Optical Microscopy capabilities include:
- Magnifications up to 7,000x
- Digital Imaging
- Linear Feature Measurement
- Vertical Feature Measurement
- Surface Roughness Measurement
Particle Size Analysis
Powder size distribution measured via laser diffraction method.
- Wet analysis with ultrasonic agitation
Quantachrome MICRO-ULTRAPYC 1200E
Sample density is measured via gas pycnometry to determine the amount of closed porosity.
Density Measurement capabilities include:
- Analysis of powders
- Analysis of sections of as-built AM samples
TA Instruments Discovery SDT 650 – Simultaneous DSC-TGA
Measures heat flow (Differential scanning calorimetry) and weight change (Thermogravimetric Analysis) from room temperature to 1500°C.
- Analysis in vacuum
- Analysis in selected atmosphere
Thermo Scientific ARL Perform’X 4200W Sequential X-Ray Fluorescence Spectrometer
Elemental composition determined by wavelength dispersive spectroscopy.
Oxygen and hydrogen levels measured by inert gas fusion.
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