indentation hardness


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in·den·ta·tion hard·ness

a number related to the size of the impression made by an indenter (or tool) of specific size and shape under a known load.

in·den·ta·tion hard·ness

(inden-tāshŭn hahrdnĕs)
Number related to size of impression made by an indenter (or tool) of specific size and shape under a known load.
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Further analysis of the size effect in indentation hardness tests of some metals, Journal of Materials Research 10(11): 2908-2915.
Our paper examined the entire gamut of Flexidone performance specifications, from solubilising temperatures for various alkyl chain lengths to indentation hardness at low temperatures to cold flexibility thresholds.
This brochure contains durometers and durometer systems that cover the entire spectrum of indentation hardness testing of rubber-like materials.
Volume three of the 15-volume series documents practices and test methods for measuring crack growth behavior and fatigue in metals, the effect of temperature and stress relaxation, elastic properties, indentation hardness, residual stress, grain size, and specimen preparation.
First, the specimen thickness and indentation hardness of the conditioned foam after a recovery time are measured.
In the measurement of hardness one differentiates between methods to determine scratching hardness, drilling hardness and cutting hardness, and the semiquantitative method of determining indentation hardness.
The output of these hardness testers is typically a single indentation hardness value that is a measure of the relative penetration depth of the indentation tip into the sample.
The ball indentation hardness of the same TPU parts was measured conforming to DIN 53 456 with a HPK4/22 device by Kogel.
North America follows American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM) standards, which are very close to ISO standards, says Samuel Low, chairman of the ASTM subcommittee on indentation hardness testing and a member of the National Institute for Standards and Technology (NIST) technical staff.
Mar and scratch resistance appears to be independent of Tukon and other indentation hardness results, which is a little surprising.