An indentation hardness test using a verified machine to force a diamond spheroconical indenter (diamond indenter) or a hard steel ball indenter, under specified conditions into the surface of the material under test in two operations, and to measure the difference in depth of the indentation under specified conditions of preliminary and total test forces (minor and major loads, respectively).
CS Unitec's Surface Finisher - Linear Grinder - Model PTX Eco Smart
The PTX Eco Smart is a multi-functional grinding and polishing system for flat surfaces and open or closed pipe constructions. Grind from coarse to very fine finishes, and burnish to a high-gloss finish. Work with stainless steel, steel and nonferrous metals (aluminum, brass, bronze and copper), wood, and rigid plastic.
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