“Polishing Guide” includes application and process information for metallography lab technicians. Topics include how polishing works and why picking the right consumables can be the difference between moving on to analysis and having to start over with another sample. It features a selection guide for cloths, as well as expert knowledge to help choose the best quality abrasives. The guide also includes solutions to common issues; frequently asked questions; and recommended polishing methods for aluminum, nickel, titanium, copper, composites, thermal coatings and steels.