Introducing the RH-150AUTO
H-150AUTO Portable Hardness Tester
The RH-150AUTO is a
modular, portable hardness
tester (Rockwell). It performs
true Rockwell tests, all in
a portable package!
Monthly archive for November2014

Happy Thanksgiving!

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Gorilla Glass 4

Anyone who has a smartphone is familiar with Gorilla Glass.  Gorilla glass is used on smartphones screens to protect them from cracking when they are dropped.  It is constantly getting stronger as newer versions are released and Gorilla Glass 4 will be the strongest yet….

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Plans for First Underwater City

Shimizu Corporation, a Japanese construction company, has plans for an underwater city to be built in 2035.  They plan to have the technology ready by 2030 to begin building the city which will cost $25 billion.  The city, names Blue Garden, will be 75 stories,…

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Structures’ Ability to Withstand Earthquakes

Since many structures in California are located on top of or close to a fault line, citizens might worry about what would happen to these structures during a major earthquake.  Would the bridges, freeways, and other transportation infrastructures be able to withstand an earthquake?  Well,…

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Quartz Info and Facts

Quartz is the most abundant mineral on Earth’s surface and also one of the most useful.  Here area few facts about the mineral quarts: It is made up of one part silicon and two parts oxygen. Forms at all temperatures Highly resistant to weathering Has…

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Diamond: Hardest Known Substance

Qualities and Facts About Diamond – The Hardest Known Substance   -Hardness value of 10 on Mohs Hardness Scale -Used for industrial applications because of it’s extreme hardness -April birthstone -Represents steadfast love -High refraction power -Weighed in carats   Click HERE for the full…

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Longest Bridge In The World

CCCC-FHDI, a Chinese construction company, is creating what will set the record for the longest bridge in the world.  When finished, the bridge will connect the east and west banks of the Peral River Delta and be 31 miles long.  The project, which will cost a total…

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Measuring Hardness of Materials With a Portable Hardness Tester

Did you know that the hardness of materials is often measured using a portable hardness tester? The portable tester can easily be transported and used just about anywhere, including factories, homes, and buildings. The purpose of using one of these testers is to determine how…

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Metal 3D Printing Robot

Advancements in 3D printing have been a huge subject in the news recently.  A Dutch designer decided to take it a step further by creating a robot that uses 3D printing to weld metal in mid-air.  The robot, called MX3d-Metal, can use metals including aluminum,…

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Solar-Powered Family Car

The world’s first solar-powered family car has arrived.  Stella, created by Eindhoven University and NXP Semiconductors, can seat 4 people and can travel 500 miles on a single charge.  It’s aerodynamic shape, made up of carbon fiber, allows it to reach speeds up to 75…

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