Electron backscatter diffraction as a useful method for alloys microstructure characterization
|Leszek Klimek , Bożena Pietrzyk|
Technical University of Łódź, Institute of Materials Engineering, Stefanowskiego 1/15, Łódź 90-924, Poland
Microstructure examination of cast Co-Cr-Mo alloy is presented in this paper. The surface morphology and chemical composition of alloy were investigated by scanning electron microscopy (SEM) and energy dispersive X-ray microanalysis (EDX), respectively. The alloy phases identification was carried out by electron backscatter diffraction (EBSD).The different kinds of precipitates in non-homogeneous metallic matrix were found. They were identified as MC and M23C6 type of carbides in Co-lattice solid solution.The advantages and limits of the EBSD method are described. It is presented that EBSD, as excellent tool for phase identification is valuable, supplementary method for materials research.
Presentation: poster at E-MRS Fall Meeting 2003, Symposium B, by Bożena Pietrzyk
See On-line Journal of E-MRS Fall Meeting 2003
Submitted: 2003-05-27 14:05 Revised: 2009-06-08 12:55