Image icon  Brinell hardness test: Load limits

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Description: This image shows how to apply load during Brinell hardness testing. By winding the hand wheel we raise the test piece up until the indenter just touches the casting surface.
Keywords: hardness testing • impression • steel • Brinell • photo
Categories: Materials > Metals & alloys > Carbon steels
Properties > Mechanical & thermal > Hardness
Testing, analysis & experimentation > Mechanical testing
Created by: Roger White, Bradford College
Derrick Hurley, Bradford College
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Date created: 20 November 2007
Date added: 15 March 2010
Resource ID: 2787