Brinell hardness

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Bri·nell hardness

The relative hardness of metals and alloys, determined by forcing a steel ball into a test piece under standard conditions and measuring the surface area of the resulting indentation.

[After Johan August Brinell (1849-1925), Swedish engineer.]
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This means one part tin to 20 parts lead, with a Brinell Hardness Number (BHN) of about 12.
Wheel weights are too hard because they contain antimony, and heat-treating them doubles the Brinell hardness far too hard for any muzzleloader.
The steel is tough enough to act as both the contract and structural material in heavy-duty tipper bodies and buckets, and deliver wear and dent resistance under heavy impact - with a Brinell hardness window of 475-505 HBW - for increased service life,
Brinell hardness test were examined under the load 100kgf with this various affected welded region.
IC] HB* / HB is a constant and HB* is the thermoactivated component of a Brinell hardness.
Rockwell and Brinell Hardness (Test Code: M1 and M2)
Material properties such as Brinell hardness, ultimate strength, and yield strength are good candidates for correlation with the non-proportionality parameter, as they are easily obtained and readily available.
Material with guaranteed toughness levels is available as Abrazo 400 and 450, Tata Steel's wear-resistant plate offering in 400 and 450 Brinell hardness.
For the Brinell Hardness test Figure 1 results showed that when cow hooves and bagasse were combined using the finest sieve grade size better results were obtained than using cow hooves and bagasse at lower percentages and higher sieve grade sizes.
Table-4 shows the hardness values of developed material which was calculated by Brinell hardness test.
Targets are constructed of AR550 steel tested to a Brinell hardness of 550, and are designed to withstand repeated shots from high-powered rifles and handguns.