Hardness testing

shore hardness meter

Mechanical shore hardness meter HB

  • Max mode: Holds the maximum value in the display
  • Point mode: Shows one instant value
  • Typical application: measurement of the penetration (Shore)
  • Delivered in a wooden carrying case
  • Shore A: rubber, elastomers, neoprene, silicone, vinyl, soft plastics, felt, leather and similar material
  • Shore C/0: foam, sponge, etc.
  • Shore D: plastics, formica, epoxides, plexiglass, etc.
Model readout range
KERN HBA 100-0 1 100 HA
KERN HB0 100-0 1 100 HC/0
KERN HBD 100-0 1 100 HD

shore hardness meter

Portable Leeb hardness tester MH660

The basic principle is to use an impact body of certain weight impacts against the testing surface under certain test force, then measure the impacting velocity and the rebounding velocity of the impact body respectively when the spherically test tip is located 1 mm above the testing surface.

  • Measuring range: 70 to 960 HLD
  • Accuracy:
  • Working time: about 300 hours
  • Main unit weight: 345 g
  • Total weight: 5 kg
  • Dimensions: 120mm X 67mm X 31mm
  • Hardness Scale: HL, HB, HRB, HRC, HRA, HV, HS
  • Material: Steel and cast steel,Cold work tool steel,Stainless steel,Grey cast iron, Nodular cast iron, Cast alu



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