Porosity analysis in Cast Iron

One nodular cast iron is submitted for image analysis. The area of the pores and porosity percentage of the sample are determined by Vision PE.

Porosity analysis in cast iron | Clemex

Figure 1. Original submitted iron sample is viewed at 100X

Porosity analysis in cast iron | Clemex

Figure 2. Final detection overlaid against the original image. Pores are in green and nodules are in red.


Demonstrate the ability of the Clemex Vision image analysis system to discriminate and measure the area percent of porosity in the field of view. The methods and operations used are discussed in the report linked at the bottom of this page (click the Download PDF link below).

Porosity analysis in cast iron | Clemex


The area and area percentage of pores in submitted sample are measured. Automated statistics and graph are generated and cumulated during the analysis of the sample. Final results can be printed directly from Clemex Vision. Raw data are linked to their respective objects for validation purpose. Raw data can also be exported in Excel format.