Material Hardness

Written by Jerry Ratzlaff on . Posted in Structural Engineering

Hardness is the property of a material that enables it to resist plastic deformation, usually by penetration.  However, the term hardness may also refer to resistance to bending, scratching, abrasion or cutting.

 

Hardness Types

  • Indentation hardness
  • Rebound hardness
  • Scratch hardness

 

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