SumMet Method for Thermally Spary Coated Specimens

SUMMET METHOD FOR THERMALLY SPRAYED COATED SPECIMENS

Sectioning Precision Saw with 15HC blade recommend for thermal spray coatings
Mounting Castable, typically with epoxy drawn under vacuum
Surface Abrasive / Size Load - lbs [N] / Specimen Base Speed [rpm] Relative Rotation Time [min:sec]
Apex DGD Red 75 µm diamond water cooled 5 [22] 300 Rotation Image Until Plane
Apex Hercules S Rigid Grinding Disc 9 µm MetaDi Supreme Diamond 5 [22] 150 Rotation Image 4:00
TriDent 3 µm MetaDi Supreme Diamond 6 [27] 150 Rotation Image 3:00
ChemoMet 0.02 -0.06 µm MasterMet or MasterMet 2 Colloidal Silica 6 [27] 150 Rotation Image 2:00