Encyclopedic Dictionary of Polymers

2011 Edition
| Editors: Jan W. Gooch

Knoop Indenter

  • Jan W. Gooch
Reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4419-6247-8_6694

n Pyramidal diamond of prescribed dimensions used for testing the indentation hardness of organic coatings. In a more restricted sense, a type of diamond hardness indenter having edge angles of 172°, 30° and 130°. (Handbook of physical polymer testing, vol 50. Brown R (ed). Marcel Dekker, New York, 1999; www.astm.org).

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  • Jan W. Gooch
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  1. 1.AtlantaUSA