Notched Impact Strength

One of the resistance properties of a material is its notched impact strength. This indicates the stress a material can withstand a dynamic impact.

The test is carried out with a special testing device. For this purpose, the workpiece is notched, then clamped in the testing device and exposed to heat or cold. Now an impact pendulum falls from a fixed height continuously with the same energy on the test piece until it breaks.

The test always causes the fracture of the test piece.

See also

Elasticity

Elasticity is a material property that provides information about the ability of materials to withstand stress.

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Forgeability

The forgeability of steel depends on the carbon content but also on various alloying elements.

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Hardness

The hardness defines the mechanical resistance that the material is able to withstand mechanical impact of other materials.

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