Effect of indentation load and time on knoop and vickers microhardness tests for enamel and dentin

The aim of this study was to determine the effect of variations in indentation load and time on the Knoop and Vickers hardness numbers (KHN and VHN) for enamel and dentin. Twenty molar teeth were divided into twenty enamel and twenty dentin specimens. Each specimen was tested using a Knoop or Vicker...

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Main Authors: Chanya Chuenarrom, Pojjanut Benjakul, Paitoon Daosodsai
Format: Article
Published: Associação Brasileira de Metalurgia e Materiais (ABM); Associação Brasileira de Cerâmica (ABC); Associação Brasileira de Polímeros (ABPol) 2009-01-01
Series:Materials Research
Online Access:http://www.scielo.br/scielo.php?script=sci_arttext&pid=S1516-14392009000400016