Johan August Brinell

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Brinell, Johan August


Born Nov. 21, 1849, in Bringetofta; died June 17, 1925, in Stockholm. Swedish engineer; author of works on the metallurgy of steel and the determination of hardness in metals and alloys. In 1900, Brinell proposed a statical method of determining the hardness of metals. It became widely used in engineering and is called the Brinell Method.

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As such, products are available in a variety of increasing hardness, measured on the Brinell Scale from A-R steel (200 BHN) through iron c ast pipe (up to 800 BHN).
The system is capable of measuring all Rockwell, Rockwell Superficial, Vickers and Brinell scales, and is said to meet or exceed all major industry standard requirements, including those for ASTM, ISO and Direct NIST traceability, according to the manufacturer.