GB650262A - Improvements in apparatus for measuring the hardness of materials - Google Patents

Improvements in apparatus for measuring the hardness of materials

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GB650262A
GB650262A GB207948A GB207948A GB650262A GB 650262 A GB650262 A GB 650262A GB 207948 A GB207948 A GB 207948A GB 207948 A GB207948 A GB 207948A GB 650262 A GB650262 A GB 650262A
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member
casing
spring
base
indicator
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GB207948A
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ARTHUR ROWLATT MORE
H W WALLACE AND CO Ltd
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ARTHUR ROWLATT MORE
H W WALLACE AND CO Ltd
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    • GPHYSICS
    • G01MEASURING; TESTING
    • G01NINVESTIGATING OR ANALYSING MATERIALS BY DETERMINING THEIR CHEMICAL OR PHYSICAL PROPERTIES
    • G01N3/00Investigating strength properties of solid materials by application of mechanical stress
    • G01N3/40Investigating hardness or rebound hardness
    • G01N3/42Investigating hardness or rebound hardness by performing impressions under a steady load by indentors, e.g. sphere, pyramid

Abstract

650,262. Testing physical qualities of materials. WALLACE & CO., Ltd., H. W., and MORE, A. R. Jan. 23, 1948, No. 2079. [Class 106 (ii)] A pocket hardness tester comprises a casing having a base, or member 14 attached to the base, shaped to rest on the specimen to be tested (not shown), a penetration member 11 guided vertically in the casing and urged downwardly, so as to project through the base, by a spiral torsion spring 16, and a rack-andpinion 20, 21 or toothed quadrant gearing connecting the member 11 with an indicator. As shown, the downward movement of the member 11 is limited by the member 14, and the spring is mounted on an arbor 17 which can be adjusted from outside the casing for calibration of the indicator comprising a needle 8, Fig. 3, moving over a dial. To determine whether the spring is correctly adjusted, the casing is inverted and a pivotal support 26 for a check weight 27, which presses on the member 11, is removably secured over a plate 29 integral with the member 14. The indicator dial may be movable instead of the needle 8.
GB207948A 1948-01-23 1948-01-23 Improvements in apparatus for measuring the hardness of materials Expired GB650262A (en)

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Cited By (1)

* Cited by examiner, † Cited by third party
Publication number Priority date Publication date Assignee Title
WO1999053292A1 (en) * 1998-04-09 1999-10-21 Smith & Nephew, Inc. Cartilage indentor instrument

Cited By (1)

* Cited by examiner, † Cited by third party
Publication number Priority date Publication date Assignee Title
WO1999053292A1 (en) * 1998-04-09 1999-10-21 Smith & Nephew, Inc. Cartilage indentor instrument

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