New products are constantly being created and contributing to society’s advancement. Many of those products are made up of high-tech materials. In order to successfully create these products, a person must have a good understanding of the materials they are using. One crucial test used to determine a materials properties is hardness testing. The definition of hardness testing is the mean pressure a material will support. It is used to determine whether materials will be able to survive while performing their intended duties. This is why hardness testing is often used as a tool to guarantee the quality of an object.
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