Rockwell hardness

Indent generated on the test surface with an indenter (diamond cone with rounded tip or steel ball) during Rockwell hardness testing (two load levels).

The persistent indention depth is measured and evaluated and indicated as Rockwell hardness (s. Hardness test).

Additional references:
Brinell hardness test
Vickers hardness test
Shore hardness
Macro hardness
Macro hardness testing machine

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