Accession Number : ADA953790

Title :   The Gogan Brinell Hardness Testing Machine,


Personal Author(s) : Martin,D. J.

Report Date : 27 MAR 1935

Pagination or Media Count : 13

Abstract : The use of the Gogan Brinell Hardness Testing Machine manufactured by the Gogan Machine Corp. was recommended to this arsenal as a rapid and accurate means for hardness measurement, especially with reference to acceptance tests of armor plate. The manufacturer's literature pertaining to ths machine is attached to the original copy of this report. Five small pieces of steel ground on one surface and with ordinary surface scale on the other, were shipped to the Cleveland District Ordnance Office for Gogan test. After testing they were returned to this arsenal for standard Brinell measurement.

Descriptors :   *Test equipment, *Measuring instruments, *Hardness, *Armor plate, Acceptance tests, Measurement, Documents, Steel

Subject Categories : Test Facilities, Equipment and Methods

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE