Mechanical & Metallographic Laboratory


Macro Examination is the examination of the samples with naked eye or a certain magnification after they have been etched. During the macro examination, the sample is etched in a longer time comparing with the duration of micro examination.

The following features are examined with macro inspection;

  • Cracks in the region studied
  • Heat affected zone
  • Welding passes
  • Measurement of melting and penetration in welded joints
  • The geometry of the weld

Struers Welding Expert is used for macro examination at  Çimtaş Mechanical and Metallographic Test Laboratory.