Book Hardness Testing of Metals and Plastics
The book titled "Härteprüfung an Metallen und Kunststoffen“ offers a basic overview in hardness testing methods used in industry and research.
The focus is on theoretical foundation and various practical application examples as well as the handling of essential aspects e.g. quality assurance, accreditation of labs, determination of uncertainty of measurement and revaluation of hardness scales.
Based on fundamentals and historical roots the book describes hardness testing of metals, plastics and rubber. New developments such as instrumental indentation methods are shown in detail.
The book offers clearly arranged information on standardization in the field of hardness testing.
183 pictures and 66 charts.
The book is available in German and English.