diamond indentor

diamond indentor
noun or diamond indenter
: an instrument for measuring hardness by the depth of the indentation made by a pyramidal diamond point under a given load

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

Игры ⚽ Нужно решить контрольную?

Look at other dictionaries:

  • diamond indenter — noun see diamond indentor …   Useful english dictionary

  • indentor — /ɪnˈdɛntə/ (say in dentuh) noun an instrument, usually made of an extremely hard substance as diamond, used to assess the hardness of a metal and its resistance to indentation …  

  • Knoop hardness — /nup ˈhadnəs/ (say noohp hahdnuhs) noun microhardness of metal measured by resistance to indentation by a pyramidal diamond indentor. {named after Frederick Knoop, 1878–1943, US instrument maker who devised this means of measuring metal hardness} …  

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”