Buehler webinar on fastener metallography 14 May 2020

Buehler, an ITW Company and a global manufacturer of metallographic equipment and consumables, is hosting a complimentary webinar on ‘Fastener metallography – guidelines to quality metallurgical analysis’ for novices to experts.

The webinar will explore metallurgical investigation of fastener components and related materials by highlighting preparation guidelines for the stages of fastener production process. Buehler experts will share the best practices to adopt, while following strict ASTM and/or ISO standards for fastener evaluation due to their safety critical use in aerospace, automotive, and other related industries.

Buehler’s Fastener Metallography Webinar will be of interest to the metallurgical technicians, engineers and others who carry out testing of fastener components and related materials as part of the quality control or inspection during production of the desired final product.

The webinar topics covered will include:

  • Fasteners and their applications
  • Metallographic preparation challenges
  • Requirements for routine or detailed evaluation
  • Defects assessments and microstructural evaluation
  • Decarburisation assessment
  • Hardness conformity checks
  • Rivet metallography

The webinar is presented in English in three time zones: on Wednesday 27th May 2020 the webinar will be live in the United Kingdom and Asia time zones. On Thursday 28th May it will be presented live in the United States central time zone. Attendees will receive a certificate of participation right after the Webinar.

To register for the complimentary webinar click here and the options will be available. If the webinar is of interest but the attendee cannot attend, registration is available for a replay after the event. The webinar will also be presented line in June 2020 in French and German.

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