Posts Tagged “astm a956”

Hardness Testing per ASTM A956 (Round Two)

By | May 12, 2010

Consider this part two in a series of two blog postings about testing the hardness of steel per ASTM A956… simply because we saw a second meter that you can use for this sort of testing. Tony from Orlando asked, “What is the ASTM Test Method associated with testing the hardness of steel and what […]

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ASTM A956 — Testing Hardness of Steel

By | May 5, 2010

Tony from Orlando asked, “What is the ASTM Test Method associated with testing the hardness of steel and what type of instrument is used?” Well, Tony, we know of several different hardness scales including Shore A, Shore D, Rockwell, Vickers and Brinell. We imagine that you COULD measure hardness of steel using any of those […]

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Digital Hardness Testing Meter w/ Certificate of Accuracy

By | March 5, 2010

Many people know that a diamond will cut, scratch or otherwise mark the surface of any other naturally occurring substance on our planet because of its hardness. Many people do not, however, have any idea how to measure a material’s hardness in an absolute sense and can only compare the hardnesses of two materials against […]

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