Buehler SumMetâ„¢ Metallography Techniques and Fundamentals Classes Offered in 2018

Buehler, an ITW Company of specialty material testing equipment and consumables is offering SumMet™ Metallography classes in the United States and Europe.

LAKE BLUFF, ILL. - FEBRUARY 18, 2018 - Buehler, an ITW Company is offering SumMet™ Metallography classes in the United States, Germany and the United Kingdom.

SumMet™ Fundamentals of Metallographic Techniques is a three-day course designed for both lab technicians without formal training and experienced metallographers who want to learn the latest preparation techniques.

According to Dr. Mike Keeble, United States Laboratory and Technology Manger, “The fundamentals of sectioning, mounting, grinding and polishing are covered both in theory and practice in this course. They are based on the SumMet methods developed at Buehler since 1936. Students will also be exposed to optical microscopy, etching, hardness testing, and microstructural interpretation.”

Classes will be held at the Buehler headquarters in Lake Bluff, Illinois and in the company’s laboratories in Düsseldorf and Esslingen in Germany, and Coventry in the United Kingdom.

In the United States, the class is taught by Dr. Mike Keeble who has 12 years of experience with Buehler specializing in applications support, as well as more than 10 years of experience in metallurgy Research and Development for key industries like aerospace, automotive, electronics, energy, metals and medical devices.

In Duesseldorf, Germany the class is taught by Matthias Pascher, Buehler Product manager for hardness testing and imaging analysis. Mr Pascher has extensive applications support in metallography, hardness testing and imaging analysis combined with a solid background in material science.

In Coventry, United Kingdom the class is taught by Dr. Evans Mogire, EMEA Laboratory and Technical Manager. Dr. Mogire has extensive experience in metallography of metallic, polymeric and ceramic materials, as well as more than nine years of experience in metallurgy R&D.

Technicians and engineers can register on the Buehler https://www.buehler.com/training.php.

Buehler maintains an extensive network of laboratory specialists, sales engineers, distributors and service engineering teams that are available to meet with customers worldwide. The company innovates solutions and offers expert service and support throughout the materials preparation and analysis market. To see the complete product offering, please visit https://www.buehler.com/. For additional information, contact 1-847-295-6500 or email marketing(at)buehler(dot)com.

In 2006, Buehler was acquired by ITW, a developer and processor of engineered components, industrial systems and consumables. ITW is a global, Fortune 200 company with 51,000 employees across 56 countries. For additional information on ITW please visit http://www.itw.com .

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