ASTM E1558 - 09(2014) - Standard Guide for Electrolytic Polishing of Metallographic Specimens

ASTM E1558 - 09(2014)

Standard Guide for Electrolytic Polishing of Metallographic Specimens

Status : Current   Published : January 2014



1.1 This guide deals with electrolytic polishing as a means of preparation of specimens for metallographic purposes. Procedures are described for polishing a variety of metals.

Note 1:  References ( 1-133)2 on electrolytic polishing will provide the reader with specific information beyond the scope of this guide.

1.2 The values stated in SI units are to be regarded as standard. No other units of measurement are included in this standard.

1.3  This standard does not purport to address all of the safety concerns, if any, associated with its use. It is the responsibility of the user of this standard to establish appropriate safety and health practices and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use. Specific safety precautions are described in Section 5 and 6.3.1.

Standard NumberASTM E1558 - 09(2014)
TitleStandard Guide for Electrolytic Polishing of Metallographic Specimens
Publication Date10 January 2014
Normative References(Required to achieve compliance to this standard)No other standards are normatively referenced
Informative References(Provided for Information)No other standards are informatively referenced
Descriptors Electrolytic polishing, Electropolishing, Polishing, Specimen preparation (metallographic)
File Size174 KB

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