Aluminum

Electron Backscatter Diffraction (EBSD)

The First OIM
S.I. Wright & K. Kunze, Yale University 1991
40% Channel Die Compressed Aluminum

40% Channel Die Compressed Aluminum

40% Channel Die Compressed Aluminum

Friction stir welding (FSW)

Friction stir welding (FSW) is a relatively new solid-state joining technique. An aluminum FSW was examined with OIM. Several papers have reported the application of OIM to the study of friction stir processing.

Friction stir welding (FSW)

Aluminum Thin Film
Aluminum Thin Film

Aluminum Extrusion
Aluminum Extrusion

Deformed Aluminum at 650 indexed points per second
Deformed Aluminum at 650 indexed points per second

Alumina

Orientation map and corresponding texture for a hot pressed Al2O3 alumina sample
Orientation map and corresponding texture for a hot-pressed Al203 sample

S.I. Wright, M.M. Nowell and J.F. Bingert (2007). “A Comparison of Textures Measured Using X-Ray and Electron Backscatter Diffraction.” Metallurgical and Materials Transactions A 38: 1845-1855.

RGB colored PRIAS™ image from a transmission-EBSD sample of rolled Aluminum
RGB colored PRIAS™ image from transmission-EBSD sample of rolled aluminum

Aluminum Carabiner

Orientation map of a forged Aluminum cross-section
Orientation map of a forged Aluminum cross-section

Misorientation boundary map for extruded Aluminum
Misorientation boundary map for extruded Aluminum

Energy Dispersive Spectroscopy (EDS)

Monte Carlo Simulation of the interaction volume of a 15 kV beam on a pure Aluminum sample
A Monte Carlo Simulation illustrating the interaction volume for a 15 kV beam on a pure Aluminum sample.

Monte Carlo Simulation of the interaction volume of a 5 kV beam on a pure Aluminum sample
A Monte Carlo Simulation of the interaction volume of a 5 kV beam with the same Aluminum sample.

X-ray map for Aluminum shown in four different palettes: reverse, color, thermal and 3-band logarithmic
An X-ray map for aluminum shown in four different palettes: reverse, color, thermal and 3-band logarithmic