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A small hard object used for producing an indentation in a solid in an indentation test.
- ‘This number refers to the weight required for a diamond indenter to produce an indentation in the coating.’
- ‘Such large-scale clinical indenters average the mechanical properties of the biological tissue over a large volume, i.e., over several square millimetres of material.’
- ‘Unfortunately, there are no well-defined spherical indenters available for indentation tests at the subcellular level.’
- ‘The indenter is joined to a bending beam that measures the force applied by a pair of transducers.’
- ‘The mean pressure between the surface of the indenter and the indentation is equal to the load divided by the projected area of the indentation.’
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