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By combining our proprietary sample preparation techniques with state of the art microscopes we can provide the materials information needed to make informed decisions.

Our Tools:

Our Specialty:
Materials Big Data, using:
Electron Backscatter Diffraction (EBSD)
Backscatter Electron (BSE)
Secondary Electron (SE)

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We apply the techniques of quantitative metallography to extract metrics from microstructure datasets including images and texture information. (e.g. grain size, coating thickness, Macrozones, Microtextured regions, texture: pole figures, inverse pole figures, ODF)

Getting metrics from your microstructures is just the beginning.

Our machine-learning based algorithms find the patterns in the microstructure to explain and predict trends in material performance and pedigree.

We can provide you with a turn-key solution, or work with you to custom-tailor a solution to your needs.


Do you want to predict the mechanical behavior during plastic deformation of your titanium, aluminum, and/or Ni-based alloys?

We have the solution.
Our crystal plasticity codes can be used as a stand alone application or integrated into commercial finite element software.

Current crystal plasticity software:

  • Taylor crystal plasticity:
  • HCP metals: commercial purity titanium, Ti-6Al-4V with equiaxed microstructure, Ti-6Al-4V with colony microstructure.
  • FCC metals: e.g. Aluminum alloys
  • BCC metals: e.g. copper
  • Spectral crystal plasticity: (100 times faster than standard CP)
  • FCC and BCC
  • HCP (coming soon)
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