TC5 - Hardness Measurement - Aims

The aims of TC5 include the following:

  • promotion of the international exchange of scientific and metrological information and opinions concerning hardness measurement
  • discussion on the current state and further development of the measurement of hardness
  • dissemination of measurement principles and techniques
  • organization of international scientific events dedicated to hardness measurement
  • improvement of industrial applications of hardness measurement
  • implementation of a forum for international collaborations and joint activities of metrologist, scientist and industries
  • promotion of the use of international standards relevant to the measurement of hardness