Brinell hardness


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Brinell hardness

Brinell hardness tester
A measure of resistance of a material to indentation; obtained by use of a machine which presses a standard hard steel or carbide ball into the material, under standard loading conditions; expressed by the Brinell hardness number—the higher the number, the harder the material.
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B] is the Brinell hardness, F is the maximum applied force, D is the diameter of the steel ball, and d is the diameter of the indentation under load.
Readings can be in either Brinell hardness or Rockwell hardness values.
A customer required an 85 minimum Brinell Hardness number (BHN) for an aluminum component sand cast in A356.
All HR Series hardness testers can perform Brinell hardness tests when equipped with available optional accessories: a Brinell indenter, weight set and measurement microscope.
Variation of basic density and Brinell hardness within mature Finnish Betula pendula and B.
The 8" long, 3" wide set-plates are flat blanks flame-cut from an easy-to-machine mild steel rated about 200 Brinell hardness.
The ASTM Brinell hardness standard (E10) was first published in 1924.
The qualities that have made bismuth such a standout in the non-toxic shot race include its density -- 90 percent that of lead -- with a brinell hardness only slightly more than lead's.
That gives us the same approximate Brinell Hardness Number (BHN) as our castings when we check the end of the test bar.
Finally, on the test sample heads Brinell hardness was measured, with three impressions on each sample.