Method to measure hardenability of metal

Q.  Which of the following methods measure hardenability of a metal?
- Published on 11 Sep 15

a. Brinell hardness method
b. Gross Man's method
c. Rockwell hardness method
d. All of the above

ANSWER: Gross Man's method


  • Sravanthi    -Posted on 12 Nov 15
    - Gross Man's method is used to measure hardenability of metals. Brinell hardness method and Rockwell hardness method is used to measure hardness.

    - Hardenability is not a mechanical property but a qualitative property. It is a heat treatment process which is defined as depth of hardness in given conditions.

    - Hardness is a mechanical and quantitative property.

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