Accession Number : AD0703578

Title :   ROCKWELL HARDNESS TESTING: THE EFFECT OF TILTING THE SPECIMEN,

Corporate Author : DEFENCE STANDARDS LABS MARIBYRNONG (AUSTRALIA)

Personal Author(s) : Bastin,D. ; Mulhearn,T. O.

Report Date : 27 MAY 1968

Pagination or Media Count : 5

Abstract : The effect on the Rockwell C hardness test, of tilting of the specimen was examined. It was shown with significant probability that the angle between the axis of the indenter and the normal to the test surface should be less than 1 degree if the error in hardness number is not to exceed 5%. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*HARDNESS, TEST METHODS), ACCURACY, METALS, AUSTRALIA

Subject Categories : Test Facilities, Equipment and Methods

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE