Microscopy Events

Advanced Analytical Microscopy Workshop

Advanced Analytical Microscopy of Industrial Metals

January 16 - MSI-Viking Gage Headquarters, Duncan, SC, USA

Discover what routine and advanced light and electron microscopy can provide to the metals industry as a multifaceted analytical tool. Explore the capabilities for routine QA/QC, weld and failure analysis, inclusion classification for steel grading and advanced characterization of all metals from the macro to nano scales.

January 16, 2019

9:00 AM - 4:30 PM

MSI Viking Gage
321 Tucapau Road
Duncan, SC 29334

Fundamentals of Metals Microscopy

This workshop introduces problems that can be solved with microscopy throughout the metals supply chain – an opportunity to explore new applications and data streams, and what microscopy can do for you. During this single-day event, ZEISS will present solutions for both common and new problems in the metals industry plus the capabilities of our light and electron microscopes including:

  • Weld and Failure Analysis
  • Grain size and Multiphase Analyses
  • EDS and EBSD for chemical and crystallographic analysis
  • Analysis of Graphite Inclusions in Cast Iron
  • Layer Thickness Measurements
  • Raw Material Assessment
  • Auditability and traceability of data (GxP)
  • Rapid accurate grading of materials
  • Machine Learning Segmentation for rapid data analysis
  • Nanoscale composition and inclusion analysis
  • Correlation and integration of light and electron microscope datasets
  • Advanced microscopy tools for metals research
  • Hands-On Demonstration of our portfolio
  • 1-on-1 technical consultation with microscopy experts
  • Guest lecture from industrial expert


ZEISS Solutions for Steel and Other Metals: Solutions Overview Download
Application note: Physical, chemical and crystallographic analysis of metal welds Download

Agenda Overview


  • Special presentation from guest lecturer - An Industry Professional’s Perspective on Advancements in Metallography
  • Physical, chemical and crystallographic analysis of metal welds
  • New Developments in Microscopy – Machine-learning segmentation, correlation of datasets and more
  • ZEISS solutions for steel and other metals: Solutions overview
  • And More…

Hands-On Sessions:

  • ZEISS Smartproof 5 – 3D measurements, surface roughness
  • ZEISS Axio Zoom.V16 – Stereo zoom with a high numerical aperture
  • ZEISS ZEN 2 Core – New analysis methods for the Metals Supply Chain
  • ZEISS Smartzoom 5 – QA/QC inspection
  • GxP for Traceability and Auditability