ISO 18265:2003

Metallic materials -- Conversion of hardness values

ISO 18265:2003 specifies the principles of the conversion of hardness values and gives general information on the use of conversion tables.

The conversion tables apply to

  • unalloyed and low-alloy steels and cast iron;
  • steels for quenching and tempering;
  • cold working steels;
  • high speed steels;
  • hardmetals;
  • non-ferrous metals and alloys.


General information

  • Status :  Withdrawn
    Publication date : 2003-11
  • Edition : 1
  • :
    ISO/TC 164/SC 3
    Hardness testing
  • 77.040.10
    Mechanical testing of metals

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