Application Note: Analysis of welded joints in the steel parts of a shock absorber
23 March 2023
This application note from Verder describes a preparation method for analyzing the weld areas of different parts of a shock absorber made of steel. The note details the equipment required for cutting, mounting, grinding, polishing, and etching the samples. There are two different mounting methods, cold and hot, with different equipment and parameters, and four different polishing steps, including planar grinding, pre-polishing, polishing, and fine polishing.