Accession Number:

ADA456209

Title:

A Preparation Technique for Microscopy Samples of Mechanically Alloyed Nickel-Coated Aluminum Powders

Descriptive Note:

Final rept. Sep 2005-Mar 2006

Corporate Author:

ARMY RESEARCH LAB ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND MD

Report Date:

2006-04-01

Pagination or Media Count:

15.0

Abstract:

A method for the preparation of fine powders for microscopic examination of their cross section is described. Heavily worked nickel-coated aluminum powders were mounted in epoxy and polished to a mirror finish to allow for the characterization of their interior structure. The method presented would be applicable to all types of finely divided media.

Subject Categories:

  • Inorganic Chemistry
  • Coatings, Colorants and Finishes
  • Miscellaneous Materials
  • Optics

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE