Microscopy

Advances in Metallography Introduction to Metallography Microstructure, Its Evolution
Al Matrix Composites Intro to Stereology, Volume Fraction and Spacing Microstructure of Titanium and Its Alloys
Al-Si Phase Diagram Intro to Stereology, Grain Size Measurement Nonferrous Alloys
Ceramic Preparation Intro to Stereology, Measurement of Size and Shape Pb-Sn and Pb-Free Solders
Copper Alloys Intro to Stereology, ASTM E 1245 Pb-Sn Phase Diagram
Die Cast Mg Alloys Light Microscopy Picric Acid – Hazards and Safe Usage
Etching to Reveal Microstructure Microstructure of Medical Device Alloys Precious Metals
Equilibrium Phase Diagrams Metallographic Examination of Welds Preparation of Ceramics
Grain Size Measurement Metallographic Prep of Medical Devices SEM as a Metallographic Tool
Heat Resistant Alloys Met Techniques in Failure Analysis Sn-Based Solders
Hold and Cold Deformation Metallographic Prep of Orthopedic Medical Devices Solidification Structures
Influence of Prep on SEM Images 
& Comparison to LOM Images
Metallography of Titanium and Its Alloys Standards for Metallography
Indium Based Solders Microindentation Hardness Testing Thermal Spray Metallography

The articles and presentations that can be down-loaded from this web site are based upon work done by GFV while employed at Bethlehem Steel (1967-1983), Carpenter Technology (1983-1996), Buehler Ltd. (1996-2009) and from the authors consulting work for companies such as Struers Inc., Latrobe Steel, Scot Forge, etc., and from his litigation work.

GFV’s bylined articles appearing in various issues of the ASM Handbook series have been listed here courtesy of ASM International, Materials Park, Ohio.

The articles and presentations that can be down-loaded from this web site are based upon work done by GFV while employed at Bethlehem Steel (1967-1983), Carpenter Technology (1983-1996), Buehler Ltd. (1996-2009) and Struers (2009-Present) and from the authors consulting work for companies such as, Latrobe Steel, Scot Forge, etc., and from his litigation work. GFV's bylined articles appearing in various issues of the ASM Handbook series have been listed here courtesy of ASM International, Materials Park, Ohio.