Metallography training

Training for the preparation of metallographic samples

Length: 1 day
Who should attend: Laboratory heads and preparers having an activity concerning the preparation of metallographic samples in view of an examination with an optical microscope or scanning electron microscope (SEM).
Objectives: Introduction to LAM PLAN preparation techniques :
Cutting - Embedding - Prepolishing - Polishing
No. of participants: 3 persons maximum in our premises

The training consists of two courses : A theoretical course during which all the steps in the preparation process will be studied. A hands-on course will then indicate how to handle the various significant materials.


  • Definition of the examination
  • Examination of the structure
  • Counting the inclusions
  • Examination of the layer


  • Concept of hardness
  • Homogeneous materials
  • Composite materials
  • Sandwich materials


  • Choice of the cut-off wheel
  • Defects due to bad cutting off


  • Choice of the resin according to material
  • Sample holder


  • CAMEO® techniques


  • CAMEO® techniques
  All the equipment required for the hands-on work will be made available to the participants who may bring their own samples.
Registration: Submit the contact form or call +33 (0)4 50 43 96 30