Table 3: Textural settings employed for the determination of deformation energy and matrix hardness.

ParameterSettings
Deformation energyMatrix hardness

Pretest speed1 mm/sec1 mm/sec
Test speed0.5 mm/sec0.5 mm/sec
Posttest speed10 mm/sec1 mm/sec
Compression force40 N40 N
Trigger typeAutoAuto
Trigger force0.05 N0.01 N
Load cell5 kg5 kg