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Any greater Rockwell* Rockwell*-

Wilson thickness &


hardness can
Superficial
Hardness Scales
, Regular
HahJness Scales
Hardness vs Minimum Thickness be safely 1ST 30 T 45 T F * B G
Chart 55 tested on in- 15 30 45 60 100 150
dicated scale Kgf Kgf. Kgf. Kgf. Kgf. Kgf.
Any greater Rockwell* Rockwell*
Regular Thickness in 1/18' Ball 1/16' Ball
thickness & Superficial
hardness can Hardness Scales Hardness Scales Inches (mm) Penetrator Penetrator
be safely 15 N SON 45'N A D C .005 (0 13) 93
tested on In- 15. 30 45 60 100 150 .010 (0.25) 90 87 _ ___
dicated scat* Kgf. Kgf. Kgf. Kgf. Kgf. Kgf. 77
.015 (0.38) 78 77
Thickness Diamond "N" Diamond .020 (0.51) X 58 62 100
In Brtlt* Brale*
.025 (0.64) X X 26 92 92 90
Inches (mm) Penetrator Penetrator
.030 (076) X X X 67 68 69
.006 (0.15) 92 - -
.035 (089) X X X X 44 46
.008 (0.20) 90 ^m H

.040 (1 02) X X X X 20 22
.010 {0.25) 88 - -
.012 (0.31) 3 82 77 X No Minimum Hardness
.014 (0.36) 71 80 74 These values are approximate only and this chart is
.010 (0.41) 68 74 72 86 intended primarily as a guide.
.018 (0.46) X 66 68 84 - Materials thinner than shown in this chart may be
.020 (0.51) X 57 63 82 77 -
tested on the Tukon* mlcrohardness tester. The
thickness of the specimen should be at least 1 Vt times
.022 (0.56) X 47 58 78 75 69 the diagonal of the indentation when using the Vickers
.024 (0.61) X X 51 76 72 47 (136V diamond pyramid indenter, and at least Vt times
.026 (0.66) X X 37 71 68 65 the long diagonal when using the Knoop indenter.
.028 (0.71) X X 20 67 63 62
.030 (0.76) X X X 60 58 57
.032 (0.81) X X X X 51 52 .015 Rockwell9
.034 (0.86) X X X X 43 45 Series 500
.036 (0.91) X X X X X 37 Hardness Tester
.038 (096) X X X X X 28 Typical
.040 (1.02) X X X X X 20 Regular Scale
Rockwell Test

SOLE MAKERS OF ROCKWELL HARDNESS TESTERS p-


Typical
Superficial Scale Tukon9
Model 300
Wilson Rockwell Test
Mlcrohardness
Instruments for Quailty Control ux> .0005"
Tester
PAGE-WILSON CORPORATION Typical Knoop
929 CONNECTICUT AVENUE, BRID( OUT CT 06092 Mlcrohrdne 1 )85 Page-Wilson Corporation
PHONE (203) 335-2511 TELEX 96-4 *Z* Tt Made In U.S.A.