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This article reviews the origins and development of scratch tests, the experimental configurations used in these tests, and the application of the tests to characterize the mechanical response of materials. It provides information on the measurement of indentation hardness. The article describes the important parameters of the scratch test. Finally, it discusses the sliding indentation fracture process of brittle materials.

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Vispi Homi Bulsara, Srinivasan Chandrasekar, Thomas N. Farris, 2000. "Scratch Testing", Mechanical Testing and Evaluation, Howard Kuhn, Dana Medlin

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