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Heat Treating of Irons and Steels

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Jon L. Dossett
Jon L. Dossett
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George E. Totten
George E. Totten
Portland State University
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Steel Hardness Conversions

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577 - 582
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October 30, 2014


Hardness conversions are empirical relationships that are defined by conversion tables limited to specific categories of materials. This article is a comprehensive collection of tables that list hardness conversion formulas. Approximate Rockwell B and C hardness conversion numbers for nonaustenitic steels, and approximate equivalent hardness numbers for Brinell and Vickers (diamond pyramid) hardness numbers for steels are provided.

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2014. "Steel Hardness Conversions", Heat Treating of Irons and Steels, Jon L. Dossett, George E. Totten

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