How to Measure the Scale of Hardness?

Answer There are a few scales of hardness in materials science, including the Mohs scale and the absolute hardness scale. Different materials find their place on the scales by what materials can scratch t... Read More »

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How to Remember the Mohs Hardness Scale?

The Mohs hardness scale measures the relative hardness of materials. It's a numerical value placed on the inherent ability to scratch or to resist being scratched. The greater a material's scratchi... Read More »

Which scale is used in measuring water hardness?

One scale measures water hardness by solute concentration, in parts per million, milligrams per liter or grains per gallon. Other scales include the Langelier Saturation Index, which considers pH, ... Read More »

Where on the Janka Wood Hardness Scale is European Oak?

European Oak in many ways in similar on the Janka scale as Ameriacan Oak at 1360.

What is acacia's rating on the janka hardness scale?

According to the Janka Hardness Scale Acacia rates at 1750 lbs in a sq inch.