Lamellar or laminated structural components which have this appearance in the micrograph.

Typical examples are flake graphite cast iron or lamellarpearlite in cast iron.

In non-ferrous alloys, for example, lamellar silicone may occur in Al-Si alloys.


  • Fig. 1: Lamellar pearlite formation in unalloyed nodular graphite cast iron, wall thickness 15mm, 5000:1, etched