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Abstract

This article provides a useful guide for measuring residual macrostress on coatings. The most commonly used measurement methods are mechanical deflection, X-ray diffraction, and hole-drilling strain-gage. After a discussion on the origins of residual stress, the article describes the fundamental principles and presents examples of practical measurements for each method.

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