Vickers hardness test

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Related to Vickers hardness test: Brinell hardness test

Vick·ers hard·ness test

(vikĕrz hahrdnĕs test)
Common dental assessment to determine the hardness of materials using a diamond point to produce a square impression.
See also: Brinell hardness test
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The reaction layer in the casts, made into the investments prepared with different liquid concentration/casting temperatures, was assessed using Vickers hardness test. A piece of the sprue of each crown used in the marginal misfit analysis was immersed in acrylic resin.
Three materials were selected for the development of a tip-inserted saw and their hardness was determined using the Vickers hardness test, also known as the diamond pyramid hardness test.
In this modification of the traditional Vickers hardness test, both load and displacement were monitored during the indentation cycle.