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Fowler Digital Portable Hardness Tester 

• Rockwell C scale is easily read on the large digital readout
• Mechanically operated with an electromechanical readout, the instrument utilizes a series of special preloaded springs providing a load of approximately 15kg to the indentor
• It is virtually impossible to overload or influence the reading by varying hand pressure
• Maximum penetration of diamond into specimen is .005"/.125 mm
• Operates on a 9 volt battery
• Complies with American, British and German standards
• Price includes calibrated test block, indentor key, instruction book and wood case

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Fowler Digital Rockwell Hardness Tester 

• Supports standard Rockwell scales including A, B, C, D, E, F, G, H & K
• Hardness value OK/NG criteria
• Capable of setting upper and lower limits for OK/NG display
• RS232 output
• Large working area for test specimens
• Auto brake for error free application of minor load
• Supplied with printer for hard copy
• Resolution: 1HR
• Accuracy: HRC±1 and HRB±1.5
• Maximum specimen height: 6.5"
• Maximum specimen depth: 6.5"
• Includes many accessories: printer, cable and paper, hardness blocks, diamond indenter, steel ball indenter, anvil, cover and more

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Fowler Portable Durometers 

Ideal for testing the hardness of flexible materials such as rubber and plastics
• Manufactured in accordance with DIN, ASTM, ISO and JIS specifications, two styles available in analog and digital readout
• Both Shore A and B scale units are available to fit a wide variety of applications
• Price includes reference test block, operating instructions and wood box
• Durometers with the 35º blunt taper are suitable for testing soft and natural rubber products, neoprene, polyesters, soft P.V.C., leather, thiokol, nitril rubbers, wax, felt and more
• Durometers with the sharp 30º point are ideal for testing hard rubber, hard synthetic materials, e.g. acrylics, glass, polystyrol, thermoplastics, printing rolls, vinyl sheets, cellulose acetates, densified wood, etc.

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Mitutoyo Durotwin SERIES 963 Rockwell/Rockwell Superficial Hardness Testing Machine 

Standard Accessories:
Diamond indenter (1 pc.)
Steel ball indenter M,45[Letter O with Stroke]+1/16" (1 pc.)
Spare steel balls M,45[Letter O with Stroke]+1/16" (5 pcs.)
Level (1 pc.)
Plain anvil M,45[Letter O with Stroke]+63mm (1 pc.)
“V” anvil 25xM,45[Letter O with Stroke]+41mm (1 pc.)
Hardness test block 60HRC (1 pc.)*
Hardness test block 60HR30N (1 pc.)*
Accessory case (1 pc.)
User's manual (1 pc.)
Vinyl cover (1 pc.)
*Nominal values

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Mitutoyo Hi-Series Portable Hardness Testers - Optional Accessories 

Your Choice of 2 Digital Testers! HH-120 and HH-140 Tester Features Include:
• Any of 5 hardness values (Vickers, Brinell, Rockwell B, Rockwell C, and Shore) - and tensile strength
• Large LCD readout for displaying measurement results and conditions
• 450 Measurement memory storage
• RS232 and SPC output ports for use with external printer or PC
• Power supply via AC adapter, included or battery (9V DC), not included
• HH-140 test head can be installed on a testing fixture for rapid inspection of small parts (Comparable to top loading bench testers)

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Mitutoyo Rebound Type Portable Hardness Tester 

• Digital readout from L-values to HRC-HRB-HL-HV-HB-HS scales
• Memory 450 data
• High and low limits OK/NG
• Outputs to RS-232C and SPC
• Battery Operated
• Conforms to ASTMA956

Standard Accessories Include:
• Test Block HLD865 (19BAA265)
• Display (19BAA256)
• Detector (19BAA255)*
• Cable (19BAA257)
• Impact Hammer “D” (19BAA259)
• 2 “AA” Alkaline batteries

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Spi Portable Hardness Tester - Quick check of flat workpieces 

• The affordable auxiliary hardness tester for the machinist, the Tool and Die maker's tool box, or the Engineer's desk
• Covers the entire range of heat treated steel from 20 Rc to 65 Rc hardness of the Rockwell scale
• Can be used on any flat piece with a thickness of several inches down to 1/4"
• Convenient for hardness testing on your work bench, your surface plate, or office desk
• Does not mar the surface of heat treated parts
• 11" Height x 2-1/4" diameter base, weight 4 oz.

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XACT Hardness Tester

  • Precise measurement of hardness.
  • Very effective on all metals and alloys.
  • Whether your material is flat, or round, soft or hard, regular in shape this tester can do it all.
  • Durable frame and fine crafts- manship combine to present a first class piece of equipment.

Standard Accessories:
  • 5-3/4" Testing table.
  • 2-3/16" Testing table.
  • 2-3/16" Testing table with "v" groove.
  • 120 Diamond penetrator.
  • 1/16" Steel ball penetrator.
  • 1 Rockwell A test block.
  • 2 Rockwell B test blocks.
  • 3 Rockwell C test blocks.
  • 2 Screwdrivers.
  • Instruction manual.
  • Dust resistant plastic cover.

  • Maximum load:150kg
  • Load range:150kg
  • Initial range load:10kg
  • Maximum test height: 6.69"
  • Throat depth: 5-1/4"
  • Maximum depth of spindle below base: 2"
  • Base size: 7"x18"
  • Machine height: 24-1/2"
  • Weight: 150 lbs.

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XACT Hardness Tester Files - The Hardness Tester that fits in your pocket 

• Set includes 6 pieces to check the hardness of metals in range of Rc 40 to Rc 65
• Compact and easy to check the hardness of steel materials which can not be measured by testing machines
• Convenient to check the hardness of material before cutting (Milling, Turning, Drilling, etc.) jobs
• Also convenient to check the hardness during/after heat treatment process
• Each of 6 pieces is fitted with distinctive color coded and non-slip grip

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XACT Model 3-R Hardness Tester - with Automatic Dial Weight Selection 

• Designed and manufactured for measuring hardness of metals and alloys of all kinds: hard, soft, flat, round, or irregular in shape
• Easy to operate, but still provides sensitive and accurate testing results
• Suitable for use in schools, laboratories, toolrooms, inspection and heat treat departments, factories, etc.
• Conforms to IS:3804-1966 and BS:891:1962 part I and part II Rockwell test

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XACT Rockwell Type Hardness Tester 

Made in Japan
A high quality precision instrument. Uses the Rockwell method for testing hardness of metals. Ideally suited for small shops requiring the precision and durability of a first rate tester at an economical price.

Standard Accessories:
• Diamond penetrator
• 1/16" Ball penetrator
• 10 1/16" Replacement steel balls
• 1 Large V block anvil
• 1 Small V block anvil
• 1 Flat anvil
• 3 Weights 60 kgf, 100 kgf, and 150 kgf
• Rockwell B test block
• Rockwell C test block
• Operation manual
• Dustproof plastic cover
• Metal accessory case

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XACT USA Made Large Test Blocks 

• All test blocks are manufactured and certified to A.S.T.M. specifications
• Each test block is supplied with a certificate of accuracy, and its own leather-covered steel case
• 2-3/8" Diameter x .370" thick

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XACT USA Made Portable Steel Hardness Tester 

• Measures hardness in the range of 20 to 65 HRc (equivalent Rockwell C Scale) with an accuracy of ± 1.5 points
• A hand-held impact indenter drives a 1/16" diameter carbide ball into the sample with a calibrated impact. The impression diameter is read directly in equivalent C Scale with the microscope
• Includes a hand-held impact indenter assembly, an illuminated 60X measuring microscope, batteries, test block, hardness conversion calculator, instructions, and carrying case
• The light source is a Mini Maglite® coupled to a fiber optic light pipe. The flashlight uses 2 AAA batteries

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XACT USA Made Standard Test Blocks 

• Made of hardened steel
• Used to determine the accuracy of your hardness tester
• 2" Diameter x 5/16" thick

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XACT USA Made Type A Durometer 

• Measures the hardness of rubber, elastometers, and other rubberlike materials including neoprene, polyurethane, silicone, vinyl, and butyl. Soft plastics, felt, leather, and similar materials fall into this same range
• Meets or exceeds current ASTM D2240 specifications and has performed in the field for over 50 years

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