Computer-Aided Microstructural Analysis of Specialty Steels

Computers are utilized in a variety of microstructural characterization functions – some are quite common, others are not. In this paper, three case studies of detailed specialty steel image analysis programs performed at Carpenter Technology Corporation will be reviewed. All involved computer-generated graphical analysis.


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.