Brinell hardness number


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Brinell hardness number

A measure of Brinell hardness; obtained by dividing the load expressed in kilograms (applied to a ball, usually 10 mm in diameter), by the area of indentation, expressed in square millimeters.
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Hardness is displayed as Brinell diameter or Brinell hardness numbers.