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  • Designation of the standard used for the hardness test
  • Description of the specimen
  • Measured values must be specified in accordance with the specifications stipulated in the standard (Point 4.2)
  • Date of test
  • Temperature during the test, if outside the range 10 °C to 35 °C
  • If the ratio of the indentation diameter to the diameter of the indenter is outside the range 0.24 – 0.60, then this must be specified in the test report.
  • If a conversion is used, the conversion process and its underlying algorithm must be specified
  • Information about the test, which is not specified in ISO 6506
  • Information about any occurrences that may have had an influence on the result