Hardness Tester

Surface hardness is measured using the hardness tester devices available from Dhanbad Instruments. Each hardness tester employs a consistent technique of measurement. Most hardness tester devices measure hardness using either the penetration of a diamond indentor into the material being tested or a calculation based on the force of the rebound after impacting the tested substance. Ultrasonic testing, on the other hand, can properly evaluate material hardness. Each hardness testing method has advantages and will allow for exact material hardness assessment in line with the technical parameters of the hardness testing device.

For example, Brinell and Rockwell metal hardness measuring procedures,  employ a strong force to generate a large depression in the surface of the material being tested. Although the Vickers hardness testing method includes visual measurements, it cannot be used on installed machinery or permanently built parts. Leeb hardness testing machines evaluate hardness using rebound and indirect techniques, although there are considerable differences when translating from Leeb to Brinell, Rockwell, and Vickers hardness scales. Ultrasonic hardness testers detect hardness using the high-accuracy ultrasonic contact impedance (UCI) technique, which leaves a minute indentation on the surface of the substance being tested. However, because of the degree of precision and the largely nondestructive nature of testing provided by an ultrasonic hardness tester, the metal hardness measuring instrument is generally more expensive.

Because of its mobility and ergonomic form, a hardness tester is especially useful in industrial production, quality control, and technical service. There are a number of high-quality, digital and portable hardness tester items in Dhanbad Instruments' comprehensive range of test and measurement equipment for detecting the hardness of practically every substance – from metal, plastic, and rubber to concrete, leather, and beyond. A hardness tester measures hardness in Shore (HS), Rockwell (HRA/HRB/HRC/HRD/HRE/HRF/HRG/HRH/HRK/HRN/HRT), Brinell (HB), Vickers (HV), Leeb (HL), Barcol (HBA), Webster (HW), or MPa (N/mm2) SI units, depending on the type. A 360° dial can be found on an analogue or mechanical hardness tester, whereas an LCD screen is often found on a digital portable hardness tester. Some digital hardness tests include data logging features such as internal memory and a USB connector for data transmission to a computer.

 
Hardness Tester PCE-2900

Hardness Tester PCE-2900

Order ID: PCE-2900

The PCE-2900 hardness tester was designed to measure the hardness of metallic materials. The PCE-2900 hardness tester assesses material hardness in Vickers, Brinell, Rockwell, Leeb, and Shore scales. The PCE-2900 hardness tester assesses hardness using the Leeb rebound concept.

 

  • Measurement according to the Leeb Rebound method

  • Measurement units: HLD, HRA, HRB, HRC, HB, HV, HS

  • Measurement ranges: 170-960 HLD, 59.1-88 HRA, 3.5-101.7 HRB, 17.9-69.5 HRC, 19-683 HB, 80-1042 HV, 30.6-102.6 HS 

  • Accuracy: ± 0.5%, Repeatability: ± 0.6%

  • Impactor: Type D

  • USB and WiFi for data transmission

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Portable Metal Hardness Tester PCE-900

Portable Metal Hardness Tester PCE-900

Order ID: PCE-900

The Leeb Portable Metal Hardness Tester PCE-900 use the Leeb rebound technique to determine the hardness of nine different metals. This implies that the portable metal hardness tester bounces a firing pin on a metallic surface, and the intensity of the rebound is utilised to determine the material's hardness. The PCE-900 Portable Metal Hardness Tester tests metal hardness on six distinct hardness grades.

 

  • Measurement according to the Leeb Rebound method

  • Testing of HRC, HRB, HV, HB, HSD

  • Measurement Range: 200-900 HLD / 13-99 HRB / 20-68 HRC / 20-655 HB / 80-940 HV / 32-99 HSD

  • Accuracy: 0.80% / Repeatability: 1.10%

  • Incl. type D Leeb probe

  • Optional Software Available

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Hardness Tester PCE-2000N
Hardness Tester PCE-2000N

Order ID: PCE-2000N

The Leeb rebound method is used by the PCE Instruments PCE-2000N hardness tester. This is a dynamic hardness test method in which a standard test specimen, typically a hard metal ball, is struck on a test surface with specified impact energy.

 

  • Measurement according to the Leeb Rebound method

  • Hardness scales: HL (Leeb), HV (Vickers), HB (Brinell), HS (Shore), HRA (Rockwell A), HRB (Rockwell B), HRC (Rockwell C)

  • Measurement Range: 170-960 HLD, 80-1042 HV, 19-683 HB, 30.6-102.6 HS, 59.1-88 HRA, 13.5-101.7 HRB

  • External impact device on 1.5 m / 4.9 ft cable

  • Accuracy: ± 0.5% (@ 800 HLD), Repeatability: 0.8% (@ 800 HLD)

  • Storage data measurements on a USB stick

  • Color display, Measurement in different angles possible, Various other impactors as accessories

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Handheld Metal Hardness Tester PCE-950
Handheld Metal Hardness Tester PCE-950

Order ID: PCE-950

The PCE-950 is a portable metal hardness tester that uses the Leeb rebound technique to assess the hardness of ten different metals (cast steel, hammered steel, cold-rolled steel, stainless steel, cast iron, ductile iron, aluminium alloy, brass, bronze, and forged copper alloy). The metal hardness tester displays hardness measures in Rockwell C, Rockwell B, Rockwell A, Brinell, Vickers, and Shore hardness units in addition to Leeb hardness units.

  • Measurement ranges: 19.8-68.5 HRC / 13.5-101.7 HRB / 59.1-85.8 HRA / 19-655 HB / 80-976 HV / 32.2-115 HS 

  • Hardness units: HL, HRC, HRB, HRA, HB, HV, HS

  • Accuracy: ± 2% / Repeatability: ± 2%

  • Impact device: Type D (integrated)

  • Data Analysis Software

  • For use with hammered steel, cold-rolled steel, stainless steel, cast iron, ductile iron, aluminium alloy, brass, bronze and forged copper alloy metals

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Hardness Tester PCE-3000U
Hardness Tester PCE-3000U

Order ID: PCE-3000U

The UCI hardness tester PCE-3000U may be used to swiftly test the hardness of components even after they have been installed. The gadget has a large measuring range, is easy to use, has a sturdy build, and can withstand temperatures of up to 40 °C (104 °F). In addition to the Rockwell, Brinell, and Vickers hardness scales, the UCI hardness tester can test the tensile strength of steels up to 1740 MPa or 70 HRC.

  • Ultrasonic non-destructive hardness testing or UCI 

  • Ideal for thin metals, complex shapes, hardened layers or requiring very small indentation

  • Fast measurement times with very high accuracy

  • One 50 N UCI probe included

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Hardness Tester PCE-3000UL
Hardness Tester PCE-3000UL

Order ID: PCE-3000UL

The UCI hardness tester PCE-3000UL has two probes and may be used to swiftly assess the hardness of components even after installation. The gadget has a large measuring range, is easy to use, has a sturdy build, and can withstand temperatures of up to 40 °C (104 °F). The UCI hardness tester, which measures hardness in Rockwell, Brinell, and Vickers, can test the tensile strength of steels up to 1740 MPa, or 70 HRC. The tester comes with two probes: one for non-destructive testing (UCI) and one for rebound testing (Leeb).

  • Non-destructive hardness testing

  • Ultrasonic + Leeb hardness test method

  • Ideal for thin metals, complex shapes, hardened layers or requiring very small indentation

  • Fast measurement times with very high accuracy

  • 2 probes for UCI and Leeb rebound testing

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UCI Hardness Tester PCE-3500
UCI Hardness Tester PCE-3500 incl. 50N probe

Order ID: PCE-3500

The PCE-3500 Ultrasonic Contact Impedance (UCI) durometer was created for non-destructive hardness testing of metallic components. The self-resonance of a 136° Vickers diamond at the probe allows the user to extremely precisely detect the hardness of tiny things, thin-walled items (>1 mm), and surface-hardened layers. After measuring mirrored surfaces, leave a little mark.

  • The probe is 50 Newtons / 11.2 lbf force, 10 and 98 N probes are options

  • Tests HRC, HRB, HV, HB, MPa

  • Memory function via SD card and included PC software

  • Large colour LCD display with backlighting

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UCI Hardness Tester PCE-3500
UCI Hardness Tester PCE-3500 incl. 10N probe

Order ID: PCE-3500

The PCE-3500 Ultrasonic Contact Impedance (UCI) durometer was created for non-destructive hardness testing of metallic components. The self-resonance of a 136° Vickers diamond at the probe allows the user to extremely precisely detect the hardness of tiny things, thin-walled items (>1 mm), and surface-hardened layers. After measuring mirrored surfaces, leave a little mark.

  • The probe is 10 Newtons / 2.2 lbf force, 50 and 98 N probes are options

  • Tests HRC, HRB, HV, HB, MPa

  • Memory function via SD card and included PC software

  • Large colour LCD display with backlighting

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UCI Hardness Tester PCE-3500
UCI Hardness Tester PCE-3500 incl. 98N probe

Order ID: PCE-3500

The PCE-3500 Ultrasonic Contact Impedance (UCI) durometer was created for non-destructive hardness testing of metallic components. The self-resonance of a 136° Vickers diamond at the probe allows the user to extremely precisely detect the hardness of tiny things, thin-walled items (>1 mm), and surface-hardened layers. After measuring mirrored surfaces, leave a little mark.

  • The probe is 98 Newtons / 22 lbf force, 10 and 50 N probes are options

  • Tests HRC, HRB, HV, HB, MPa

  • Memory function via SD card and included PC software

  • Large colour LCD display with backlighting

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UCI Hardness Tester PCE-5000
UCI Hardness Tester PCE-5000

Order ID: PCE-5000

The PCE-5000 is a portable hardness tester that measures the hardness of metals and alloys with a minimum thickness of 2 mm /.08 in Non-destructive testing and creates tiny indentations using the ASTM A1038 ultrasonic contact impedance (UCI) technique.

  • Measurement according to ASTM A1038 ultrasonic contact impedance (UCI) method

  • Measurement units: Rockwell A (HRA), Rockwell B (HRB), Rockwell C (HRC), Brinell (HB), Vickers (HV) and MPa (N/mm²) SI units

  • Measurement ranges: 61-85.6 HRA, 41-100 HRB, 20.3-68 HRC, 85-650 HB, 50-999 HV, 255-2180 MPa (N/mm²)

  • Accuracy: ± 1.5 HR, ± 3% HB, ± 3% HV, Repeatability: ± 0.3%

  • Memory size: 1,000 groups for measurement data and 20 groups for calibration data

  • Different probe types (also automatic motorized probes) are available

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Advise

 

Instrumentation for the measurement of metal hardness is critical for the proper functioning of many industrial processes. The most common hardness testers are the Vickers and Brinell hardness testers. The Vickers hardness tester uses a diamond anvil to test the hardness of a sample. The Brinell hardness tester uses a hardened steel ball.

 

The Vickers hardness tester is the older of the two. It uses a diamond anvil to test the hardness of a sample. The Brinell hardness tester uses a hardened steel ball. The Vickers hardness tester is more accurate but the Brinell hardness tester is less expensive. The Vickers hardness tester can be used to test samples up to 9.5 on the Mohs scale of hardness.

 

There are many digital portable hardness tester suppliers in India. These suppliers offer a wide range of digital portable hardness testers to choose from. You can easily find a supplier that offers the right model and brand for your needs. Digital portable hardness testers are used to measure the hardness of materials. The hardness of a material is a measure of its resistance to deformation. The harder a material is, the more resistant it is to deformation.

 

The digital portable hardness tester uses a variety of methods to measure the hardness of materials. The most common method is the Brinell hardness test. The Brinell hardness test is a measure of the hardness of a material by measuring the depth of indentation made by a steel ball on the material. The digital portable hardness tester supplier will first calculate the diameter of the indentation. The depth of the indentation is then measured. 

 

If you are looking for a hardness tester, you can buy one online in India. There are many online stores that sell hardness testers. You can compare the prices and features of different hardness testers before you buy one. hardness testers are used to measure the hardness of materials. They are used in many industries such as metallurgy, automotive, and aerospace.

Hardness testers are available in different types such as Rockwell, Vickers, and Brinell. Hardness testers are used to test the hardness of materials. The hardness of a material is a measure of its resistance to indentation. Hardness testers are used to measure the hardness of metals, plastics, and composites.

Hardness testers are available in different types. The most common type of hardness tester is the Rockwell hardness tester. The Rockwell hardness tester is used to measure the hardness of metals. The Vickers hardness tester is used to measure the hardness of plastics and composites.