Hardness Testing

Hardness testing for electron beam welds must meet the most precise and demanding requirements. Hardness testing at Beamalloy is performed using a top-quality Rockwell hardness tester.

In-House Electron Hardness Testing

Beamalloy hardness testing is performed in-house. Our Rockwell hardness tester is maintained to meet hardness standards for every weld.

Rockwell Hardness Test Method at Beamalloy

Hardness is defined as the resistance to indentation. The Rockwell hardness test method measures the permanent indentation depth that is created by a fixed force on the test subject.

The Rockwell hardness test method provides accurate results, quickly. The method is used on metals. “The Rockwell hardness test method is the most commonly used hardness test method,” states the ASTM E-18.