Indentation Hardness of Wood
Keywords:Ball, Brinell, cone, cylinder, hardness, Janka, Meyer, Monnin, wedge
AbstractAn historical background to hardness testing of wood is given, and the advantages and disadvantages of the methods used are reviewed. A new method, using a wedge indenter, is suggested and a rationale presented that includes discussion of the deformation patterns beneath indenting tools.
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