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On the Factory Floor

 

Original Caption:
'A spring tyne testing machine: 1926'

Description:
The 'Brinel' hardness tester used for testing the hardness of the spring tyne. The machine puts a ball indent in the material and the instrument held in the operator's left hand is used to measure the diameter of the indent. The hardness is then determined by reference to a 'standards scale'.

Location
Devonshire Road
Melbourne; Sunshine
Victoria
Australia


Earliest Date
1926

Latest Date
1926

Image No
011223
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