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What does HBN stand for?

HBN stands for Brinell Hardness (metallurgy)

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That gives us the same approximate Brinell Hardness Number (BHN) as our castings when we check the end of the test bar.
Targets are constructed of AR550 steel tested to a Brinell hardness of 550, and are designed to withstand repeated shots from high-powered rifles and handguns.
The advanced image analysis software automatically measures the diameter of the indentation and calculates the Brinell hardness value according to ASTM E10.