Article - 7 Mar 2007
Hardness testing equipment from Zwick for the determination of Vickers hardness, Rockwell hardness, Knoop hardness and Brinell hardness in a range of materials and samples from small laboratory pieces...
Article - 3 Apr 2015
Ceramic coatings are used in a wide variety of industrial and commercial manufacturing processes, including within the automotive industry, in manufacturing processes, and in the design of industrial...
Article - 25 Mar 2020
This article discusses ceramic materials and how to perform hardness testing on them.
Article - 28 Mar 2022
Discover why material hardness testing is important and what the four main tests involve.
Article - 19 Mar 2014
The issues of repeatability, accuracy and correlation are inherent to microhardness testing. Hoever, using properly maintained and calibrated equipment, trained personnel, and appropriate testing...
Article - 14 Jan 2020
This article discusses high-temperature testing for indenter materials.
Article - 8 Dec 2021
ZwickRoell's DuraScan is an efficient, flexible and reliable hardness testing machine that can accommodate Vickers, Knoop and Brinell test tasks. It allows for the optimization of all routine hardness...
Article - 12 Apr 2002
Vickers is one of the most popular hardness testing techniques. It is a form of microhardness that uses a square pyramid diamond indenter and is suitable for a wide range of materials. Unlike other...
Article - 6 Feb 2020
Minerals come in a variety of forms and have many uses, some being valuable jewels but others being used chiefly as abrasives.
Article - 18 Aug 2004
During manufacture and assembly of products, there is a wide range of testing and inspection carried out to ensure the materials and items satisfy their specifications.