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Non-destructive Testing in Lava Tubes on the First Space Analog Mission in Portugal

Ana Pires, a pioneering scientist-astronaut, led Portugal's first space analog mission to a lava tube similar to those found on the Moon. But this wasn't your typical scientific expedition. Read more to discover the extreme conditions they faced and the innovative tools they used.

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Non-destructive Testing on “Mars” Terrestrial Analog Sites

See how Scientist-astronaut Ana Pires performed nondestructive testing in extreme conditions to gather valuable data about the rock characterization and hardness of materials, similar to those found on...


The 3 Most Reliable Portable Hardness Testing Methods

When it comes to portable hardness testing, one thing is for sure - there is no silver bullet to fit all applications. See which are the top three portable hardness testing methods and how to find the right solution for each...


Celebrating 45+ years of Equotip Portable Hardness Testers

Since the 1970’s, Equotip have been global leaders in portable hardness testing equipment. Take a look at the incredible innovation and evolution of the world-renowned portable hardness testers, from the very first release in 1975 to the present day with ISO/IEC 17025 accredited calibration as...


How to Prolong the Service Life of Your Portable Hardness Testers

As they say, failing to prepare is preparing to fail. This is especially true when it comes to getting the best results and increasing the service life of portable hardness testers. With these simple precautionary steps, you can improve the performance as well as prolong the service life of your...


What you should know about the accuracy and repeatability of portable hardness testing probes

After reading this 5-minute-long article you will understand the difference between accuracy and precision of Ultrasonic Contact Impedance (UCI), why they are essential and how to make the best choice when choosing your...


To convert or not to convert … your hardness values?

Many users are familiar with the Brinell, Vickers, Rockwell, or Leeb scales and use conversion curves in their work every day. However, few know how they are generated and how to use them properly. This article tells you what conversion curves are, how they are developed and how to use them...