Image icon  Vickers hardness test: Calibration block

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Description: This image shows the beginning of the calibration of the measuring device during Vickers hardness test. In order to check that the measuring device is calibrated an impression on a standard test block is made. It then checked that the measured result lies within the acceptance range of the block.
Keywords: hardness testing • diamond • microscope • test block • Vickers • photo
Categories: Properties > Mechanical & thermal > Hardness
Testing, analysis & experimentation > Mechanical testing
Testing, analysis & experimentation > Microscopy
Created by: Roger White, Bradford College
Derrick Hurley, Bradford College
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Date created: 25 November 2007
Date added: 15 March 2010
Resource ID: 2792