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Hardness Testing of Ceramics

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Author(s)

George D. Quinn

Abstract

An overview of hardness testing of ceramics is presented. Conventional test methods are discussed, particularly with respect to major sources of experimental error and standardization. Two NIST Standard Reference Materials (SRMs) are highlighted. Emerging technologies include instrumented hardness and research into the influence of cracking on hardness.
Citation
Hardness Testing of Ceramics
Volume
154
Issue
No. 2

Keywords

ceramic, hardness, Knoop, Rockwell, standards, Vickers

Citation

Quinn, G. (1998), Hardness Testing of Ceramics, Hardness Testing of Ceramics (Accessed April 19, 2024)
Created August 1, 1998, Updated February 19, 2017