Rockwell hardness test

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Rock·well hard·ness test

(rokwel hahrdnĕs test)
Common dental assessment to determine hardness of ductile materials using a hard ened steel ball or diamond point; hardness is related to depth of penetration and measured directly by the instrument.
See also: Brinell hardness test
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In a Rockwell hardness test, the indenter's cone angle affects the HRC value.
Galetto, Influence of the indenter shape in Rockwell hardness test," Proceedings of International Symposium on Advances in Hardness Measurement, HARDMEKO '98, Beijing, China (1998).
For the Rockwell Hardness test, the ASTM D 785 test procedure was followed.
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The Rockwell hardness test measures the depth of residual penetration by a steel or diamond cone under fixed load conditions.