Microhardness Testers

  • Hamed M. El-Badry
Part of the Monographien aus dem Gebiete der qualitativen Mikroanalyse book series (MIKROANANALYSE, volume 3)


In several branches of engineering and technology, the determination of hardness is very important. Thus the testing of hardness may provide valuable knowledge regarding the dependable performance, workability, and wear resistance of machines and tools. Hardness testing may also be useful in the examination of unfinished products as well as in the identification of certain raw materials.


VICKERS Hardness Test Load Microhardness Tester Indentation Hardness KNOOP Hardness 
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© Springer-Verlag Vienna 1963

Authors and Affiliations

  • Hamed M. El-Badry
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  1. 1.The Department of Mining and Petroleum Engineering, Faculty of EngineeringCairo UniversityEgypt, UAR

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