ASTM International - ASTM E2014-17

Standard Guide on Metallographic Laboratory Safety

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Organization: ASTM International
Publication Date: 1 June 2017
Status: active
Page Count: 9
ICS Code (Laboratory ware and related apparatus): 71.040.20
significance And Use:

4.1 This guide is intended as a summary of safety practices in the metallography laboratory. It can be used as a training reference for those new to the field of metallography and as a refresher... View More

scope:

1.1 This guide outlines the basic safety guidelines to be used in a metallographic laboratory. Safe working habits are discussed for various tasks performed in a metallographic laboratory.

1.2 The sections appear in the following order:

  Section
Scope 1
Referenced Documents 2
Terminology 3
Significance and Use 4
General 5
Heat Treating 6
Specimen Preparation/Sectioning 7
Specimen Mounting 8
Mechanical Grinding/Polishing 9
Chemical Safety 10
Electrolytic Polishing/Etching 11
Sulfur Printing 12
Laboratory Ventilation/Fume Hoods 13
Chemical Spills 14
Photography 15
X ray/Electron Microscopy 16
Laboratory Ergonomics 17
Disposal of Residues 18
Keywords 19

1.3 This standard does not purport to address all of the safety concerns, if any, associated with its use. It is the responsibility of the user of this standard to establish appropriate safety and health practices and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use.

1.4 This international standard was developed in accordance with internationally recognized principles on standardization established in the Decision on Principles for the Development of International Standards, Guides and Recommendations issued by the World Trade Organization Technical Barriers to Trade (TBT) Committee.

Document History

ASTM E2014-17
June 1, 2017
Standard Guide on Metallographic Laboratory Safety
1.1 This guide outlines the basic safety guidelines to be used in a metallographic laboratory. Safe working habits are discussed for various tasks performed in a metallographic laboratory. 1.2 The...
October 1, 2011
Standard Guide on Metallographic Laboratory Safety
1.1 This guide covers the outline of the basic safety guidelines to be used in a metallographic laboratory. Safe working habits are discussed for various tasks performed in a metallographic...
November 1, 2005
Standard Guide on Metallographic Laboratory Safety
1.1 This guide covers the outline of the basic safety guidelines to be used in a metallographic laboratory. Safe working habits are discussed for various tasks performed in a metallographic...
April 10, 1999
Standard Guide on Metallographic Laboratory Safety
1.1 This guide covers the outline of the basic safety guidelines to be used in a metallographic laboratory. Safe working habits are discussed for various tasks performed in a metallographic...
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