SUMMET METHOD FOR THERMALLY SPRAYED COATED SPECIMENS & THERMAL BARRIER COATING

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 Yellow 35 µm diamond water cooled 6 [27] 300 Rotation Image Until Plane
Apex Hercules S Rigid Grinding Disc 9 µm MetaDi Supreme Diamond 6 [27] 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