Carbides cracking during plane grinding

Figure 1: Thermal damage due to faulty cutting conditions.

Figure 2: Fractured primary carbides, Mag. 200x.

Carbide name: No data
Record No.: 747
Carbide formula: No data
Carbide type: No data
Carbide composition in weight %: No data
Image type: LM
Steel name: High alloy tool steel
Mat.No. (Wr.Nr.) designation: No data
DIN designation: No data
AISI/SAE/ASTM designation: No data
Other designation: No data
Steel group: High alloy tool steels
Steel composition in weight %: No data
Heat treatment/condition: No data
Note: Diffi culties during metallographic preparation: Cutting: Efficient cutting without overheating. Grinding and polishing: Handling large sample volumes. Very fine carbides and inclusions can be pulled out of the soft matrix; large carbides can be cracked during plane grinding.
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Reference: Not shown in this demo version.

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