Knoop hardness test


Knoop hardness test
a micro hardness test in which an elongated pyramidical diamond is pressed into the surface.

Mechanics glossary. 2013.

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  • Knoop hardness test — Knoop hardness test. См. Определения твердости по Кнупу. (Источник: «Металлы и сплавы. Справочник.» Под редакцией Ю.П. Солнцева; НПО Профессионал , НПО Мир и семья ; Санкт Петербург, 2003 г.) …   Словарь металлургических терминов

  • Knoop hardness test — The Knoop hardness test is a microhardness test a test for mechanical hardness used particularly for very brittle materials or thin sheets, where only a small indentation may be made for testing purposes. A pyramidal diamond point is pressed into …   Wikipedia

  • Knoop hardness — ▪ mineralogy       a measure of the hardness of a material, calculated by measuring the indentation produced by a diamond tip that is pressed onto the surface of a sample. The test was devised in 1939 by F. Knoop and colleagues at the National… …   Universalium

  • Knoop hardness — (HK or KHN)    a measure of the hardness of a metal introduced by Knoop in 1939. The Knoop test is similar to the Vickers test in that a diamond penetrator is used to indent the sample being tested, but it uses a rhombohedral diamond rather than… …   Dictionary of units of measurement

  • Knoop hardness number — See under number. * * * a number indicative of the degree of relative hardness of a material, calculated from the load employed and the length of the long axis of the impression made by the rhomboidal pyramid of a diamond pressed into the surface …   Medical dictionary

  • Vickers hardness test — A Vickers hardness tester The Vickers hardness test was developed in 1924 by Smith and Sandland at Vickers Ltd as an alternative to the Brinell method to measure the hardness of materials.[1] The Vickers test is often easier to use than other… …   Wikipedia

  • Meyer hardness test — This graph shows the differences between the Brinell hardness test and the Meyer hardness test. Notice that the Brinell test can report the same hardness value for a given specimen twice depending on the load. The Meyer hardness test is a rarely… …   Wikipedia

  • Barcol hardness test — The Barcol hardness test characterizes the indentation hardness of materials through the depth of penetration of an indentor, loaded on a material sample and compared to the penetration in a reference material. The method is most often used for… …   Wikipedia

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  • test — 1. To prove; to try a substance; to determine the chemical nature of a substance by means of reagents. 2. A method of examination, as to determine the presence or absence of a definite disease or of some substance in any of the fluids, tissues,… …   Medical dictionary


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