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Why we use v-notch in charpy impact test ?

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phydis
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Aug25-13, 01:32 AM
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Why we use v-notch in charpy impact test ?
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It's a ductility [or toughness] test. A simple hardness test is not representative of structural integrity as it only tests the surface. For heat treated metals, a v-notch test is more representative.


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