What scale is used to measure the hardness of steel?

already exists.

Would you like to merge this question into it?

already exists as an alternate of this question.

Would you like to make it the primary and merge this question into it?

exists and is an alternate of .

Rockwell hardness
8 people found this useful

What is the name of the scale that measures the hardness of mineral?

The Mohs scale.. Talc . Gypsum . Calcite . Fluorite . Apatite . Feldspar . Quartz . Topaz . Corundum . Diamond . The Mohs scale, however, is an purely ordinal scal

How would you measure a steel nail using the Mohs scale?

You would attempt to scratch a crystal face of a mineral with a known Mohs hardness with the point of the nail. For instance, if the nail would scratch feldspar (Mohs 6), but

What is the MOHRS scale of hardness and how is it used?

Mohr's scale of hardness is used for minerals found in the earth. It basically refers to the ability of a harder material to scratch a softer material. The Mohr's Scale of ha

What is the use of the hardness scale?

Minerals have a fairly specific range of hardness, based on the Mohs hardness scale. The Mohs scale is based on the ability of a mineral to be scratched, or scratch, another m
In Geology

How do you use a mohs hardness scale?

the softest a mineral can be is a 2 and the hardest it can be is a 9, it is a scale of 2-9 Another Answer The Mohs Scale of hardness ranges from 1 to 10. You can read more