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RESEARCH PAPERS

The Strength of Diamond

[+] Author and Article Information
E. H. Hull

General Electric Research Laboratory, Schenectady, N. Y.

G. T. Malloy

Metallurgical Products Department, General Electric Company, Detroit, Mich.

J. Eng. Ind 88(4), 373-376 (Nov 01, 1966) (4 pages) doi:10.1115/1.3672664 History: Received June 30, 1965; Online December 08, 2011

Abstract

Practical, handbook-type information on the strength of diamond is scarce and scattered. This paper reports data taken on the breaking strength of good quality, natural diamond octahedra. Average values are 1,261,000 psi in compression, 43,400 psi in torsion, yielding the exceptional ratio, compression divided by torsion, of 29.

Copyright © 1966 by ASME
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